This course is UKRS accredited
Health and Safety, Plant & Machinery


This training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic practical skills in directing and guiding the movement of plant machinery. The standard can apply to any type of mobile plant or equipment, whether used for excavating, extracting, receiving or transporting loads, irrespective of whether it is free steering or in a tracked, railed or guided system. The standard includes elements of planning, communications and use of hand signals to complete the task. Please note: - This does not cover lifting and slings, this is a separate standard. There is also a separate standard for those just requiring Banksman awareness. NOS, Guidance & Legislation;- HSAW Act 1974, MHSW Regs 1999, The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996 PUWER Regs 1999, PUWER ACOP L22 4th Ed, Road Vehicles (Construction & Use) Regs 2022, INDG 199 Workplace Transport Safety, L64 Signs and Signals Regulations Guidance, OPERC Voluntary CoP 2019

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