A73 Plant and Vehicle Marshaller

Course Length

4 Days


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Course Summary

This course is designed for individuals who are going to work on site controlling the safe movement of plant and vehicles, candidates may have no previous experience in this role.

Course Details

  • Explain their duties, role, responsibilities and any limitations
  • Outline the hierarchy of control measures for plant and vehicle movements
  • Outline organisational and operational procedures for plant and vehicles
  • Explain types, attributes, limitations, hazards and stability factors on a range of typical plant and work-related vehicles
  • Explain the requirements of and types, functionality, advantages and limitations of a range of driver visibility aids
  • Explain how ground conditions and features, proximity hazards and weight limits can affect the operations of plant and vehicles
  • Use different types of communication methods for receiving and communicating vehicle and plant movements
  • Explain the importance and locations of positions of safety for a marshaller and other personnel
  • Communicate vehicle and plant movement information to operators
  • Explain the procedures to be followed if given information is insufficient and/or there is deviation from the given safe system of work
  • Assess the area for plant and vehicles movement remains suitable for manoeuvring activities and exclusion zones
  • Select appropriate sector-specific PPE and resources suitable for marshalling duties
  • Guide and assist the movement of and position at given exact locations, a range of typical plant and vehicles using the approved code of signals
  • Guide and assist plant and vehicles into and from restricted areas using forward and reverse motions using the approved code of signals

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