The Trucking Wellness Programme was launched in 1999 as an initiative of the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI). The programme is a primary healthcare delivery system dedicated to the health and wellness of those employed in the Road Freight and Logistics Industry. Over the years, Trucking Wellness has evolved into a sustainable model of primary healthcare delivery to key populations through a blend of sleek mobile Wellness Centres and 21 fixed roadside Wellness Centres. These Clinics can be found on all major trucking routes and across South Africa’s borders.

TRUCKING WELLNESS PRIMARY HEALTHCARE SERVICES

  • Condom use education and distribution.
  • STI screening diagnosing, treatment and education.
  • HIV awareness, information, education, counselling and testing.
  • Referrals to appropriate service providers for ART as well as HIV and AIDS treatment and care.
  • TB awareness, information, education, screening and referrals for treatment and care.
  • Malaria awareness, information, education, screening and referrals for treatment and care.
  • Screening tests for blood pressure, blood sugar, blood cholesterol and body mass index.
  • Diagnosis, treatment, care and support of primary health problems or concerns.

TRUCKING WELLNESS SUPPORT

Trucking Wellness enjoys the support of four industry unions, as well as the Road Freight Association (RFA) and the Nationals Employers’ Association of South Africa (NEASA). It is funded by the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI) as well as Mercedes Benz South Africa (MBSA), N3TC, Imperial Logistics, Reef Tankers, Unitrans and the Department of Health (DoH). Lastly, Trucking Wellness is managed by the Corridor Empowerment Project (CEP), on behalf of the industry. Through the combined efforts of the abovementioned corporations Trucking Wellness has continued to experience year-on-year success since its inception.

REVAMPED CLINICS

MOBILE WELLNESS CLINICS

STATISTICS - SINCE INCEPTION

To date, Trucking Wellness has provided healthcare education to 810 010 long distance truck drivers, sex workers and community members. 46 2120 patients have been consulted and have received various forms of treatment and care, with over 22 million condoms distributed to these key population groups over the past 19 years. Additionally, 81 978 individuals have received STI treatment since inception.

MAP OF 21 ROADSIDE WELLNESS CLINICS

FREE WORKPLACE HEALTH SCREENING AND TESTING

As part of the ongoing commitment to ensuring a healthy workforce within the freight and Logistics industry, Trucking Wellness an initiative of the national Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry offers free health testing at your workplace.

Services include comprehensive screening and testing for chronic diseases of lifestyle including hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and HIV. Screening is conducted for TB and sexually transmitted infections and clients are referred where clinically indicated. Education and Awareness is also offered, addressing such issues as substance abuse, reducing sexual risk behaviours and the importance of maintaining healthy lifestyles.

During the year of 2019, Trucking Wellness teams will be visit and offer these free services from our Mobile Wellness Clinics. We therefore request access to your workplace to provide services to your employees. Screening and testing will take a maximum of ten minutes per employee.

We request that you please forward the name of the person with whom Corridor Empowerment Project may contact in this regard, together with number of employees and a suitable proposed date(s) within the above stated period.

For more information visit www.truckingwellness.co.za or contact us on 011 914 1610

Unit 1, 18 Top Road, Anderbolt, Boksburg, 1459
PO Box 1188, Boksburg, 1459
Tel: 011 914 1610, Fax: 011 914 3463
Fax2Email: 086 693 3997
www.truckingwellness.co.za

RFA Consent in terms of the Protection of Information

POPI ACT

Dear RFA Member,

  1. The personal information which is processed by The Road Freight Association (“RFA”) in the course of your membership and your engagement of the RFA’s services fall within the ambit of the POPI Act.
  2. The purpose of this document is to obtain your consent to process your personal information.
  3. By your signature hereto, you confirm that you are aware of the fact that you are under no obligation to consent to the processing of your personal information by the RFA and that your consent relates only to the processing of your personal information pertaining to the matters stated herein.
  4. You also confirm that you understand that by failing and/or refusing to provide consent to the RFA, that the RFA will not be able to fulfil its obligations towards you or continue with the membership and service relationship, depending on the nature of the information to which you object, unless you grant your consent to process your personal information.
  5. For purposes of defining “personal information”, you are advised that such information may include your:
      • Full names, surname and identity number/passport details (for natural persons) and/or Company name/Close Corporation name/registration details and other details regarding the Company or Close Corporation;
      • Contact details, such as e-mail address, website address, postal address, landline and mobile contact numbers, geographic location;
      • Nationality and demographic information (natural persons);
      • Place of residence/place of business;
      • Employment details;
      • Bank account details;
      • All information relating to the requirements set out in the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 38 of 2001, as amended, with which the RFA is obliged to comply; and any other information requested by the RFA and voluntarily provided by you for purposes of performing the services in accordance with your mandate to the RFA

        Note: The member is to take note that certain demographic information is referred to as special personal information in terms of Section 26 of the POPI Act. There is a difference between personal information and special personal information. The RFA therefore processes both general and special personal information of its clients.

  1. Your personal information will only be processed for the purpose for which it was collected, and as agreed (“the services”), which includes, but is not limited to, the following:
      • Bulk emails to our membership database to inform members of events, notices, surveys, products, and services, vacancies, and available/requested loads.
      • Publishing of the member contact information on the RFA Member Directory listed on the RFA Website
      • Photographs taken at RFA Events and/or provided by RFA members may be published in newsletters, magazines and on social media
      • TruckTalk magazine and RFA Newsletters
      • Communication on RFA Whatsapp groups
      • In the performance of all other services in the interest of its members operating in the road freight and transport industry
  1. By signing this document, you agree to the RFA:
      • Processing your personal information for the purposes of rendering the services.
      • Recording, storing, updating, modifying, and retrieving your personal information for the purposes of rendering the services.
      • Collecting your personal information from a third party or source for the purposes of rendering the services.
      • To transmit your personal information to a third party in the Republic of South Africa for the purposes of rendering the services.
      • To transmit your personal information to a third party in a foreign country (who provides an adequate level of protection for the processing of personal information as referred to in Section 72 of the POPI Act) for the purposes of rendering the services.
      • Retain your personal information for the duration of the membership and service relationship and for such period after the termination of the business relationship as stipulated in the relevant legislation applicable to the RFA.
  1. By signing this document, you also confirm that you understand and agree to the following:
      • That you are obliged to inform the RFA of any correction or deletion of your personal information or destroying or deletion of any records of your personal information in terms of Section 24(1) of the POPI Act, by submitting Form 2 of the Regulations Relating to the POPI Act.
      • The contents hereof and accept this consent as adequate notification of the collection and processing of your personal information by the RFA.
      • The destruction or deletion of your personal information once the information is no longer required and the retention period required by legislation has lapsed. The RFA will shred any personal information/data of the member in accordance with the POPI Act in order to preserve the confidentiality of the information/data.
      • The consequences of failing and/or refusing to provide consent to the RFA and that the RFA will not be able to fulfil its obligations towards you or continue with the membership and service relationship, depending on the nature of the information to which you object, unless you grant your consent to process your personal information.
      • That you may withdraw your consent or object to the processing of your personal information at any time by giving written notification to the RFA’s POPI Information Officer Kevin van der Merwe at kevin@rfa.co.za and/or the RFA’s Deputy POPI Information Officer Gloria Moepi at membership@rfa.co.za.
      • That you are aware of your right to lodge a complaint with the Information Regulator, who’s contact details are as follows: