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CSCS QQI L5 Health & Safety @ Roadworks

Description

On completion of this course, participants will be aware of:

  • 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 minimise the risk for site personal and general public
  • The requirements for personal protective equipment at roadworks
  • The order of signage at temporary roadworks
  • Determining the correct control of 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

This course is intended for managers, supervisors and all employees who are required to be 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. Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2006, this training will be mandatory from June 2009.

Content

  • Overview of relevant Legislation and Codes of Practice
  • Understanding Signing, Lighting and Guarding
  • Excavation Safety
  • Plant and Equipment
  • Materials
  • Emergency Procedures

Requirements

  • In date SafePass Card/CSR or English CSCS Card
  • PPS Number/NIN
  • 1 x Passport Photo
  • Completed Candidate Pack

Method Of Delivery

  • Powerpoint presentation
  • Short multiple choice written assessment

Duration

1 day

Certification

Successful course candidates will receive a SOLAS CSCS card for Health and Safety at Roadworks and QQI L5 Certificate. The certificate is valid for 5 years.

Maximum No. of Participants

20

 

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