Accidents and incidents on school transport
Guidelines for reporting accidents and incidents on school transport.
|Level of compliance||Main audience||Other|
It is the transport service provider’s (TSP) responsibility to contact emergency services (111) during and after an accident or incident on school transport. This guidance provides you with an overview of the roles and responsibilities in an emergency.
|Who notifies people?||Who is notified?||When|
|The driver or TSP||Emergency services||Immediately|
|Bus controller at the school||The principals of the schools serviced by the route.||Immediately|
|Police||Caregivers or next of kin.||If there's been serious injury or death.|
|Ministry Transport Contract Manager||Liaises with the school and the TSP as needed.|
|New Zealand Police Commercial Safety Team||Investigates commercial vehicle accidents or incidents.|
|Worksafe||Investigates notifiable events to review and resolve health and safety issues.|
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