Roadworks Health & Safety
FETAC Certificate valid for 5 years
This one day Health and Safety at Roadworks course is designed to train roadworkers to assist the Signing Lighting and Guarding cardholder during the implementation of a traffic management plan also for anyone who is involved in the development, organisation and management of roadworks on all road types so as to understand the risks to their own safety from passing traffic as well as the need to avoid creating dangers to road users.
The main course of legislation relating to safety at roadworks
The general legal considerations governing Safety, Health and Welfare at work
The duties of employers and employees ensuring a safe place of work.
The concept of risk and the necessity for risk assessments
The source of authority to stop and direct road traffic
How to minimize the risk for site personnel and the general public
The requirements for personal protective equipment at roadworks
The order of signage at temporary roadworks
Determining the correct control of the traffic system for all roadwork conditions
The legal requirements for safe operation of plant and equipment involved at roadworks
The potential hazards involved in any excavation works
Dealing with materials, delivery, storage, and handling
What constitutes an emergency. What to do and not to do