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Working on the Public Highway Traffic Management - High Speed Roads
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National Highway Sector Scheme 12A/B for static temporary traﬃc management on motorways and high speed dual carriageways including on-line widening schemes.
All persons who will be required by their employer to work on motorways and or high speed dual carriageways.
From 1st April 2016 learners must have completed the Temporary Traﬃc Management Basic Course (TTMBC) if new to the industry and do not hold other current NHSS Temporary Traﬃc Management 12ABC skills registration cards/ceriﬁcates. They must also complete 3 months ‘on the job’
experience before applying for this course.
The learner can obtain full Operative status (TM card) by completing the NHSS 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 ﬁrst assessment.
This course will cover:
Quality Assurance and Sector Schemes
- BS EN ISO 9001:current
- 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
Chapter 8 of the Traﬃc Signs Manual
- Types of works, deﬁnitions, safety zones
- Traﬃc Signs Regulations and General Directions – What is it, how does it relate to the temporary traﬃc management 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 its load, Gross vehicle weights, Unladen weights
- Crossing the carriageway on foot – Introduction to Health and Safety document CIS 53
- Video – Your Life in the Fast Lane
- 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
- End of course multiple choice test
On completion of this course learners 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
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