Group Size: Maximum of 8
Who should attend: Anyone working on high speed (50mph>) dual carriageways and motorways as a Traffic Safety and Control Officer.
Pre-requisites: In order to be registered as a Traffic Safety and Control Officer you must: * Hold a valid NHSS12a Foreman certificate or card * Hold a valid 3 day First Aid at Work certificate in accordance with the H&S (First Aid) Regulations 1981. * Hold a minimum of a 1 day safety awareness training course award issued by IOSH, Nebosh or CITB. or please contact UTS for a full list of acceptable alternatives. * Hold a valid TSCO certificate.
Certification: Upon successful completion learners will be issued with a NHSS12 Traffic safety and Control Officer certificate (valid for 2 years). A full NHSS12 Traffic Safety and Control Officer will be issued upon presentation of all the required certificates detailed in the pre-requisites. (valid for 5 years)
What you will learn
Course aims: On successful completion of the course learners will be able to demonstrate that they have: * a minimum satisfactory level of knowledge of the TSCO role. * a comprehensive awareness of the TSCO's responsibilities. * a detailed level of knowledge of Temporary Traffic Management standards.
Course Objectives: The objectives of the course are to cover the following key criteria for the role of a Traffic Safety and Control Officer:
The Traffic Safety and Control Officer
- Clients, Police, Traffic Officers, Maintaining Agents, Contractors.
- Highways Act 1980
- Traffic Management Act 2004
- TSCO Roles, Responsibilities and Powers
- TSCO Knowledge
- TSCO record keeping
Planning and Controlling the Works
- TTRO's and Roadspace (SRWID)
- RCC's and VMS signs
- Reviewing the TM Method statement
- Assessing work site activities in relation to the TM plan
- Communicating the plan to other parties
- Enforcement of the TTRO
- Recovery Operations
- Abnormal Loads
Emergency Planning and Liaison
- Emergency Routes
- Dealing with incidents
- Emergency Traffic Management
- Organising and coordinating Rolling Blocks
- Reports of Incidents
- Winter Maintenance