Vehicle safety standards for prescribed industrial waste transportation
Check your vehicle meets safety standards. Includes photo guides to tanker and non-tanker truck compliance.
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.
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.
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 24 August 2020