Safety at Street Works and Road Works



Endorsed by CIHT for CPD                                                                                                                                                   Approved by IHE

The new Code of Practice was released in October 13, and came into force on 1st October 14. This course is a review of the code and is intended for those to safely carry out signing, lighting and guarding of street works and road works on all highways and roads, except motorways and dual carriageways with a speed limit of 50mph or more

Aims & Objectives:

To help those working in the public highway understand their legal requirements to sign, light and guard works correctly

Overview of the new code of practice ensuring that road works are safe for both operatives and road users

Course Outline:

  • Review of the recent Code of Practice (October 13)
  • Legal understanding of the Code of Practice
  • Responsibilities of designer, supervisor, manager and operatives on site
  • Types of road works
  • Setting out road works
  • Pedestrian safety
  • Traffic control measures on site

Mode of Delivery:

The course would be given using the following methods of delivery

  • Interactive Exercises
  • Individual or Group Exercises
  • Discussion
  • Visual Aids
  • Open Workshop
  • Feedback Activity

Benefits of Attending:

  • Review of the new Code of Practice for Street and Road Works (October 13), understanding of its requirements and especially those on local authorities and utility companies
  • Understanding of the code which became fully into force in October 14

Intended For:

Operatives, supervisors, managers, planners and designers who are responsible for making sure that all street and road works are safe for both operatives and the public