Banksman (Vehicle Reversing) Safety Awareness Training

Duration: Half day

Group Size: Maximum 10 learners

Who should attend: All persons whose employment duties includes the managing and co-ordinating the movements of vehicles in either a yard or site environment, specifically when reversing of vehicles is required.

Course aims: The course will give individuals the knowledge of how to direct vehicle movements in compliance with their Company instructions and health & safety policy. The course enables learners to be able to provide directions to drivers using hand/arm signals and raises awareness of the safety factors connected with vehicle movements in the workplace.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course the learner will understand and be able to demonstrate:

  • The Responsibility of a Banksman
  • Workplace Transport Safety Policy
  • Pre-planning the reversing manoeuvre THINK!
  • Importance of Communication
  • Using arm/hand signals to direct drivers
  • Certification: All learners will undertake a multi-choice questions paper which requires an 80% pass mark. A practical assessment will also be undertaken, upon being successful learners will then be issued with a card.

    NB: Note: All learners must be physically fit and mentally mature.

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