NHSS 12AB General Operative
This course will cover:
- Quality Assurance and National Highway Sector Schemes
- BS EN ISO 9001
- National Highway Sector Scheme 12.
Health and Safety at Work:
- Employer and Employee responsibilities
- Health and Safety at Work Act (HSE)
- Risk Assessments & Method Statements – What are they, why have them.
- Types of works, definitions, safety zones
- Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions – What is it, how does it relate to the TTM industry.
- Publications relative to the temporary traffic management industry.
Traffic Management Operations:
- Signing and coning requirements – Setting out closures, road markings, marker posts
- Temporary Traffic Management vehicle requirements – Different types of vehicles.
- Checking and loading vehicles – How vehicles should be loaded for easy unloading, who is responsible for the vehicle and it’ load, Gross vehicle weights, Unladen weights.
- Crossing the carriageway on foot – Introduction to Health and Safety document CIS 53
- Discussion on safe working methods for installation, maintenance, and removal of signs and cones – Does not give systems of work but looks at different issues to be considered when developing a safe system of work.
On completion of this course you will:
- Understand the principles of Quality Assurance
- Be aware of the training and assessment process to become a registered Temporary Traffic Management Operative
- Be aware of the relevant Health and Safety legislation and their responsibilities
- Be aware of safe working practices
- Be aware of reference documentation used within the Temporary Traffic Management industry
- Be able to understand safe working methods that are used to install, maintain and remove temporary traffic management equipment
- Be able to plan a Chapter 8 closure from a given datum.
You can obtain full Operative status (TM card) by completing the 12A/B General Operative course and a set of on and off-site assessments as prescribed in the Sector Scheme document.
The assessments must be completed within a two year period starting from the date of the 1st assessment.