Highways England Common Induction Course

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Course information:

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

This 1-day course will enable learners to have a basic understanding of health and safety; a knowledge of the principle hazards and risks in their workplace, legislation and best practice, with the aim of a safer working environment.

Course objectives:

To enable course members to:

  • Understand what Customer Service to Highways England and the Supply Chain is
  • 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 & wellbeing points to consider in the workplace.
  • 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 identify and describe main environmental issues found on 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%)

Course content:

  • Introduction
  • Working on the network
  • Occupational health and wellbeing
  • Working within temporary traffic management
  • Fatal risks
  • Environmental protection
  • Your personal health & safety commitment



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