The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 include the company vehicle as a place of work and states that ’every employer shall ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety, health and welfare at work of his or her employees’.
Operating Shunter vehicles is a dangerous activity as it involves manoeuvring large trailers/vehicles in confined spaces with other workers in the area. It is important that employers ensure their operators are competent to conduct this activity as a number of ‘crush’ fatalities occur each year in the transport industry.
This course is designed to familiarise operators with health and safety regulations and to ensure operators are competent to carry out their task. It involves both theory and practical elements and is conducted for both novice and experienced operators.
||A full licence for their vehicle category and a representative vehicle.
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Skillnet courses are eligible for funding. The size of allowance is dependent on your training needs analysis.