Assessment Process

The Austroads Safety Barrier Assessment Information Document details the assessment process and provides guidance on submission requirements.

Companies submitting products for assessment must complete the Austroads Safety Barrier Assessment Panel Submission Template. The Submission Template and supporting information must be submitted in electronic format. Hardcopy documentation is not accepted.

Definitions

To assist designers and installers of safety barrier systems in Australia and New Zealand, the following definitions are used to describe temporary and permanent systems:

  • Permanent: A road safety barrier that is installed permanently and is not considered to be of a temporary nature (refer temporary).
  • Temporary: A road safety barrier that is installed in association with adjacent ongoing and continuous works, short term emergencies or similar situations. This type of safety barrier must be removed upon completion of the works or emergency.

Downloads

Austroads Safety Barrier Assessment Information Pack 2018 | 915 Kb PDF

Austroads Safety Barrier Assessment Submission Template 2018| 110 Kb Zipped XLSM

As you are aware, the Austroads Safety Barrier Assessment Panel is moving to a digitised submission process, early 2019.

In preparation for the change in the way submission documentation is lodged and retained by the Panel, there will be a suspension on the receipt of submissions from 19 November 2018 until 14 January 2019. This suspension will not change the dates that submissions are considered by the Panel however, it will ensure that all submissions post the November Panel meeting are submitted and assessed via the digitised solution.  Further advice and instructions for submissions post 14 January 2019 will be provided in due course.