Course Description

Course Code : HSAF0250

Nearly a quarter of all deaths involving vehicles at work occur during reversing. Many other reversing accidents do not result in injury which cause costly damage to vehicles, equipment and premises.
Most of these accidents can be avoided by taking simple precautions.


Course Aim:
• Ensure the organisation meets the legal requirements when reversing a vehicle.
• Reduce the number and/or cost of accidents caused by reversing vehicles.
• Raise awareness of the dangers caused when reversing.
• Learn practical techniques and hand signals to assist drivers in
this manoeuvre
Duration: Half day.


Course Objectives

Ensure the organisation meets the legal requirements when reversing a vehicle.

Reduce the number and/or cost of accidents caused by reversing vehicles.

Raise awareness of the dangers caused when reversing.

Learn practical techniques and hand signals to assist drivers in this manoeuvre.

Course Features

  • Identification and awareness of dangers onsite 
  • Guiding of large goods vehicles using hand signals 
  • Vehicle and banksman positioning for maximum safety
  • Demonstration in use of the correct HSE and Road Transport Industry Training Board code of signals 
  • Current legislative requirements
  • Practical reversing of vehicles