Speeding on Site Awareness Certification
Speeding needs to be carefully managed on both public highways and in the workplace. Every year, several people die on UK construction sites in vehicle-related accidents and dozens more are injured.
Controlling vehicle speed and movement should be a key priority for anyone responsible for the health and safety of those on site. This course will outline the steps you must take when structuring a site, alerting people to hazards and encouraging workers and visitors to drive at a safe speed.
You Will Learn
- The importance of controlling the speed of vehicles on a work site and what employers and workers must do to comply with relevant health and safety law.
- How and when speed limits are useful in controlling speed, how to choose an appropriate speed limit and how to keep pedestrians away from traffic.
- How to use traffic calming measures to reduce the speed at which traffic moves around a site.
- How to draw up and implement a safe driving policy and how training can reduce or eliminate speed-related incidents at work.
Benefits of Taking This Course
- If you are responsible for managing safety risks in your workplace, this course will help you consider and manage risks posed by speeding vehicles.
- If you work on a site with vehicles, this course will alert you to potential risks caused by speeding and how to mitigate them.
- If you are an employer, this course will help you meet your obligations under the law with regards to traffic management on site.
- If you are responsible for training people who work in dangerous environments, this course will help you ensure that you cover important information workers need to know.
Who can take the Speeding on Site Awareness Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 4 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 4 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 4 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Speeding on Site Awareness Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 3 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.