Banksman (Vehicle Marshal) Training

Course Synopsis:

Banksman training ensures that an organisation meets its legal requirements and reduces the risk of costly accidents when carrying out common, but dangerous, reversing manoeuvres.

Programme Contents

  • The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996
  • The Health and Safety at Work ACT 1974
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)
  • Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002
  • Guiding large goods vehicles, both rigid and articulated,
  • Using the code of signals to HSE Guide Notes HSG136 standard
  • Potential Site Hazards
  • The safe passage of reversing vehicles in confined spaces
  • Identification of areas of danger within sites

What are the benefits?

  • This course will raise awareness of the dangers caused when reversing
  • Learn practical techniques and hand signals to assist drivers in this manoeuvre

On Completion

  • On successful completion of a Theory and Practical Test, an OCN accredited Banksman certificate will be issued.