Plant & Asset Management

All plant and assets used on Service Stream projects and sites must be fit for use and compliant to Work Health and Safety regulations.

To ensure this, plant and assets are to be registered in the Service Stream Contractor Management System. Upon login, you will click on the Manage Assets tile and proceed through the steps to register your plant or asset.

Please review the content on this page which explains how the Service Stream Contractor Management System is used to manage plant and assets, and the types of plant and assets requiring registration.

What is plant?

Plant is any machinery, equipment, appliance, container, implement and tool. It includes any component, or anything fitted or connected to any of those these.

Plant includes items as diverse as lifts, cranes, computers, machinery, conveyors, forklifts, vehicles, power tools and amusement devices, including scaffolding.

Which plant and assets require Service Stream Contractor Management System registration?

Each item below requires Service Stream Contractor Management System registration:

  • All mobile powered plant- earthmoving, tunneling, piling rigs, paving machines, rail
  • Motor vehicles
  • Heavy vehicles
  • Trailers
  • Cranes with SWL over 1 tonne
  • Elevating work platforms all types
  • Concrete pumping plant, fixed, truck and trailer mounted
  • Concrete batching plants
  • Generators greater than 10kva
  • Engine driven water pumps greater than 75mm diameter
  • Engine driven welders greater than 250 amps
  • Engine driven lighting plants
  • Boats and barges

Some plant may fall into multiple types, for example a crane truck. In these cases, the primary function will determine the plant type – the crane, in this example. If you require clarification, contact your Service Stream site representative.

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Which plant and assets do NOT require registration?

Any plant that relies exclusively on manual power or propulsion for its operation, and is designed to be primarily supported by hand, does not need to be registered. Such plant includes drills, saws, vibrating plates, flex drive units, and hand tools.

NOTE that while these items do not require registration, an operation manual must be supplied, and each item must be in correct operating condition and maintained as per manufacturer’s maintenance guide. Electrical equipment must have current test and tag fitted.

Vehicles entering site for deliveries also do not require Service Stream Contractor Management System registration. However, if the delivery vehicle performs work on site, for example a crane truck unloading itself, then registration is required.

Plant and asset registration

Registration steps:

  1. Plant supplier provides required documents through Service Stream Contractor Management System for verification and approval
  2. Pay for the registration of your plant and assets. Each plant and asset costs $20 + GST to register and then $20 + GST for annual renewal.
  3. When approved, supplier is notified, and a unique ID sticker issued
  4. Authorised Service Stream representative completes a verification inspection on the project site
  5. Plant is approved to work on site

Registration applies to all applicable plant and assets on a Service Stream project or site, including:

  • Hired
  • Subcontractor
  • Company-owned

The contractor bringing the plant or asset to site is responsible for its registration, even if the plant has been hired from a third party.

Where plant is being hired directly by Service Stream terms of hire, rates and insurances are not part of this process and are covered in the Plant Hire Agreement.

Project-specific requirements

Some projects may have specific plant requirements. These will be advised at the time of contractor engagement or in the Plant Hire Agreement. Service Stream Contractor Management System will prompt these to be provided where applicable.

Plant movements on and off site

Once plant has been registered to site, it can leave and return as its verification is recorded in Service Stream Contractor Management System at site entry and exit.

Each time plant or an asset attempts to return to site, expired documents, registrations, services or inspections will be flagged, and plant will not be allowed on site. It is the plant supplier’s responsibility to ensure records are maintained in Service Stream Contractor Management System.

More information

Additional information on accepted documentation can be found on the Business Rules section when logged in to Service Stream Contractor Management System.