This course is intended for all persons starting work for the first time in the temporary traffic management industry, and those persons that do not hold any NHSS 12ABC registration cards.
This half day module is designed for operatives involved in mobile and short duration (up to 1 hour) minor works on rural and urban roads.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is suitable for all persons carrying out the following types of work: Pot hole repair, leak detection, fault finding, tree cutting or felling, installation of traffic loops, coring, grass cutting, hedge cutting, weed spraying, road sweeping/cleaning, street lighting maintenance, pole testing, road markings, compliance testing, jetting of sewers, and jet or velocity patching, gulley emptying, litter picking.
This is not an exhaustive list.
To provide delegates with the necessary technical knowledge and skills to start work in the temporary traffic management industry.
To provide the necessary technical knowledge and skills in order for delegates to be able to implement the correct traffic management requirements to undertake moving and short duration minor works.
On completion of this course learners will be:-
- Aware of the relevant codes of practise and other associated documentation when involved in traffic management
- Aware of Sector Schemes
- Understand the QA process and NHSS documents
- Aware of the different types of roads across the UK road network
- Aware of which roads/works are covered by which NHSS document
- Aware of the different classifications of "road users" i.e. pedestrians, horse riders, cyclists, etc
- Understand the different terminology used in the TTM industry in relation to different roads
- Understand the process(es) required to become a qualified Operative and obtain a skills registration card, plus ongoing training to Supervisor level
- Aware of Health and Safety requirements including risk assessments and method statements
- Have an understanding of the variety of TTM equipment and the basic principles of its use
- Understand what constitutes a safety zone
- Aware of the general Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements
- Understand crossing the carriageway HSE CIS53
- Aware of the different types of vehicles used in TTM and where they are used
- Understand the environment where learners are expected to work
- Aware of the safe way to enter/exit a site
- Aware of the need to maintain sites, and what is involved
- Know how to deal with accidents and emergencies within the works area
On completion of this course learners will have covered:
Health and safety requirements
Risk assessments and method statements
Relevant codes of practice and other associated documentation when involved in traffic management
Equipment required in temporary traffic management
The requirements for mobile works
The requirements of non-motorised road users
This 1/2 day course has been designed for those new to temporary traffic management.
- Quality assurance and NHSS 12
- Health & Safety
- Safety Zones
- Basic Principles of Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) and Site Practice
- Maintaining a closure
Health & safety at work
Risk assessments/method statements
Health & safety executive
Industry guidance documents
Types of work
Equipment & vehicles
Traffic lane widths
Moving and minor works
End of course test