Vehicle Safety in the Workplace Training Course
This Vehicle Safety in the Workplace training course covers a range of different topics which are of high importance when working with workplace vehicles. But what classifies as a ‘workplace vehicle’? The HSE states: “Workplace transport is any activity involving vehicles used in a workplace. Vehicles driven on public roads are excluded, except where the vehicle is being loaded or unloaded on a public road adjacent to a workplace.”
Working with workplace transport can be dangerous, and in some cases, there has been life-altering injuries or death caused to workplace transport. Everybody within the workplace should be aware of the hazards and dangers they may face daily when using or working near workplace transport.
Our course provides the appropriate knowledge for anybody who works with workplace vehicles, whether that is drivers or workers who need to load and unload from vehicles. Having the correct knowledge will help to prevent hazards and risks to the health of yourselves and others.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 45 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Vehicle Safety in the Workplace Training for?
If your job involves operating or working with vehicles within your workplace, then this course will benefit you. It also provides a good level of knowledge for employers who may need to conduct risk assessments, become familiar with their responsibilities surrounding workplace vehicles, or need more information on how to prevent workplace vehicle risks and hazards through good site design, road markings or speed limits, etc.
Vehicle Safety in the Workplace Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Vehicle Safety in the Workplace Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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The aim of this Vehicle Safety in the Workplace course is to provide knowledge and awareness on the hazards and dangers that surround working with vehicles. It is important to know what risks can occur and how to implement the correct safety measures to protect the health of workers and other people within the vicinity.
Due to the variety of industries, there are different workplace vehicles. Therefore, it is important always to be alert and knowledgeable when working with vehicles at your organisation.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Identify the definition of ‘workplace transport’
- List some types of workplace transport
- List some employer’s responsibilities
- Name some responsibilities that employee’s hold
- List some accidents that can occur caused by workplace transport
- Identify the 5 steps to a risk assessment
- List some safety measures that can be implemented for workplace vehicles
- Identify ways an employer can design a site safely
- Identify why speed limits are important and how they can be used
- Identify the purpose of site markings and signage
- List some important elements that a load bay area should have
- Name some reversing and signalling safety measures
- Identify the meaning of the Safe Stop Procedure
- Identify why vehicle maintenance is important for safety
- List some vehicle safety ‘do’s and don’ts’
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction to Vehicle Safety in the Workplace
This section introduces the learner to the course. It looks at what classifies as workplace vehicles and what doesn’t.
Module 1 - Responsibilities, Hazards and Risks Surrounding Workplace Vehicles
This section of the course concentrates on the roles and responsibilities that both employees and employers hold when it comes to transport within the workplace. Each person has their own role in ensuring that risk is minimised and the health and safety of themselves and others are protected.
Module 2 - Implementation of Safety Measures
This section of the course covers the different safety measures that can be put into place to help prevent accidents and injuries caused by workplace vehicles. These safety measures could include PPE, training, site design, speed limits, etc.
Module 3 - Vehicle Safety Rules
In this final section, you will cover some vehicle safety do’s and don’ts. These basic rules will help all members of staff to keep alert and not make any unnecessary mistakes that could cause accidents when handling or working with workplace vehicles. It also looks at the importance of upkeeping vehicle maintenance and why poorly maintained vehicles could become a hazardous risk.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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