This unit is required by construction/utility supervisors who, under the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991, are required to demonstrate their competence in monitoring operatives setting out Signing, Lighting & Guarding equipment on public highways.
Supervisors must be experienced and currently employed in working on Public Highways, as this unit predominately focuses on assessment.
- Use the streetworks Code of Practice
- Monitor operatives to ensure a safe system of work is being used to position SLG equipment
- Survey the work site to establish the range of SLG equipment required
- Monitor operatives to ensure pedestrians, vehicular traffic and site personnel are being protected.
- Commission and decommission portable traffic signals
- Carrying out site surveys to determine requirements for the site location
- Providing safe passage for pedestrians
- Minimising disruption and ensuring the safety of vehicular traffic
- Making provision for ‘special needs’
- Assessing the size of ‘working space’ necessary for all plant and equipment
- Carrying out on-site risk assessment and establish a safe system of working
- Selection and use of PPE
- Setting-up temporary footways, traffic lanes and safety zones
- Checking equipment is fit for use
- Accurately positioning SLG equipment on site
- Removing SLG equipment following a safe system of work
- Inspecting and testing portable traffic signals
- Correctly positioning signals at the site location
- Correctly commissioning and de-commissioning signals
- Correctly adjusting signal controls to suit varying traffic conditions
- Adopting safe working practices
- Provide sufficient underpinning knowledge evidence by way of oral or written questions.
Course Duration: 6.5 hours contact time i.e. one day [for very experienced operatives]
13 hours contact time i.e. two days [for inexperienced operatives]
[This unit can be run, if necessary independently of other units]
Type of Certificate: Competence based, valid for ‘5’ years
Accreditations: CGLI or CABWI or SCOTVEC
Call 01925 244 144