If you transport prescribed industrial waste (PIW), you have a duty to keep the community safe from pollution and waste. Leaks or spills from vehicles can be a risk to public health and the environment.

When you apply for or renew a waste transport permit, you must make sure your vehicle can safely transport the waste specified.

The images in our photo guides will give you a better understanding of required fittings and features when transporting prescribed industrial waste.

Tanker/tanker trailer vehicles

EPA’s tanker/tanker trailer guidance (IWRG816) shows how to transport prescribed industrial waste in tankers. Our photo guide gives examples of vehicle controls that will help when you apply for a vehicle permit.

Non-tanker vehicles/trailers

EPA’s non-tanker vehicle/trailer guidance (IWRG814) gives examples of vehicle controls that will help when you apply for a vehicle permit. It outlines features and fittings for safety.

Reviewed 19 February 2020