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This course is aimed at those professionals who are required to attend vehicle breakdowns and recovery tasks. The course takes the learner from the start of a shift, ensuring that all legally required checks are conducted in accordance with the relevant legislation, such as LOLER, PUWER, C&U Regs, PPE Regs, Road Traffic Act etc., through to arriving at the scene with the intention to recover and/or repair and conducting the necessary conditioning reports.

Topics

  • Dynamic Risk Assessments
  • Health & Safety
  • Vehicle Conditioning Report Forms
  • Customer care, Communication, Legislation
  • Mental and Physical Health
  • Safe loading and unloading

Focus

It is vital to identify and discuss the foresight required in order to make a plan and adapt to changes. The course will also cover Manual Handling Regulations and the importance of back-care. Learners will also identify the legalities of using a hand-held mobile device whilst driving and evaluate the consequences and implications to others. References throughout the course are made to NHSS 17, PAS 43 and SURVIVE and it is recommended that all learners are familiar with these publications.