workplace transport safety

Workplace Transport Safety Training

Course Name: Workplace Transport Safety – General Induction for All Drivers

Course Duration: 25+ minutes

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Workplace Transport Safety – General Induction For All Drivers

£25.00 +VAT

This Workplace Transport Safety online course works through a series of essential principles that anyone who operates a vehicle for work purposes must understand. It also looks at tips for implementing these principles.

Workplace Transport includes onsite road-going vehicles, as well as any vehicle used on site such as forklift trucks, side loaders and reach trucks. Each year, these types of vehicles are responsible for around 10% of non-fatal injuries and nearly 20% of fatal injuries.

This course is designed to help employers meet their legal duties to provide adequate health and safety training, as well as protect everyone on site from the risks of workplace transport.

Course Outline

Workplace Transport Safety – General Induction for all Drivers

This Workplace Transport Safety course comprises the following sections:

  • What is workplace transport?
  • Principle 1: Make sure you are fit and competent
  • Principle 2: Observe site rules and maintain a safe site
  • Principle 3: Make sure the vehicle is suitable & safe
  • Principle 4: Operate the vehicle safely
  • Principle 5: Watch out for pedestrians
  • Workplace transport safety tips

Learning Outcomes

By taking this e-Learning course, trainees will have a greater awareness of:

  • Nature of the hazard workplace transport hazards
  • Safety principles for workplace transport activities
  • Workplace transport safety tips to undertake transport operation safely

Why Workplace Transport Safety is Vital

Every year nearly 5,000 accidents involving workplace transport are reported, and around 50 of these result in people being killed, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

The root causes of these workplace transportation accidents are people falling off vehicles or being hit or crushed by them.

Employers have a legal, moral and financial duty to protect the health and safety of anyone that may be affected by workplace transport on their site.

Course Benefits

  • IIRSM approved content and certification
  • Ensures compliance with the relative health and safety legislation
  • Helps reduce workplace transportation accidents on-site
  • Helps achieve transport operation safely
  • Interactive and engaging presentation style
  • Short quizzes to help retention

Course Details

Study length25+ minutes
Approval bodyIIRSM approved
Target audience All staff members – awareness
FormatOne interactive module with an end of course test
AssessmentOnline multiple-choice test
CertificationOnline certificate issued immediately on course completion
Course validity duration3 years

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