National Highways Sector Scheme Training & Assessments

Lantra – Highways England Common Induction Course

Course / product type

Integrated Training & Assessment

Assessment type

Training Only

Assessment

Test. 75% Pass mark

Duration

1 Day

Course / product delivery

Classroom

Language

English

Category

Working on the Public Highway

Min number of learners

1

Max number of learners

15


Product code

5743

Summary / introduction

The Highways England Common Induction course provides a common Health & Safety site induction across all areas of the Highways England’s Strategic Road Network (SRN).

Target audience

This course is a mandatory requirement for all those visiting or working on the Highways England Strategic Road Network.

Description

This one day course will enable learners to have a basic understanding of health and safety, knowledge of the principle hazards and risks, legislation and best practice, leading to a safer working environment.

Lack of training and awareness of danger can contribute towards poor safety records for employers and can have serious repercussions on organisations, employees and the wider community.

Highways England are committed to ensuring that all contractors and employees working on or adjacent to the SRN are aware of the potential hazards and have the knowledge to enable them to identify and reduce risk to themselves, their colleagues, the wider community and to the environment, as a result of any acts or omissions.

Product objectives

  • Introduction
  • Working on the network Occupational health and wellbeing
  • Working within temporary traffic management Fatal risks
  • Environmental protection
  • Your personal health and safety commitment
  • Understand what is Customer Service to Highways England and the Supply Chain
  • Understand the main requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Gain an overview of Highways England’s minimum expectation for working on their strategic road network (SRN)
  • Gain a basic understanding of temporary traffic management
  • Be able to review fatal risks that occur when working on the SRN
  • Be able to identify the essential health and wellbeing points to consider in the workplace
  • Be able to identify and describe main environmental issues found on sites
  • State the impact upon themselves, their lives and their families and friends of a serious accident at work
  • Be able to identify examples of poor behaviour on a works site
  • Be able to describe how H&S knowledge and good working practice can improve behaviour on a works site Successfully undertake
  • End of Course test (Pass mark 75%)

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