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COURSE OVERVIEW

The aim of the course is to provide candidates with the basic understanding and practical skills required when working with road and street work signing, lighting, guarding, reinstatement., to the NPORS standard. By the end of the course, the successful candidates will be able to execute a safe pre-shift inspection and use the equipment in accordance with the accepted good practice and the NPORS standard. Delegates will be able to operate safely under varying site conditions and be able to perform minor adjustments and routine services. We will also ensure that delegates have a thorough knowledge of the responsibilities under all relevant health and safety legislation.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant legislation and guidelines
  • New roads & street works act 1991 and ACOP
  • Chapter 8 of the DOT traffic signs manual
  • Basic principals for safe street works
  • Pre operational equipment checks
  • Prepare work area
  • Site layout, equipment needed, sign lighting & reflectorisation
  • Traffic control, foot ways, prepare 30mph carriageways, 40mph carriageways & dual carriageways
  • Working near pedestrian crossings, road junctions, level crossings, and roundabouts and other layouts e.g. T junctions
  • End of shift checks

COURSE DURATION

8 HOURS

MAXIMUM NUMBERS

8 DELEGATES

STUDY METHOD

CLASSROOM & PRACTICAL

LOCATION

AT YOUR WORKPLACE VENUE

CERTIFICATION

NPORS – NATIONAL PLANT OPERATORS REGISTRATION SCHEME

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