Who is the SA005 - Safe Moving & Handling Training for?
This accreditation is suitable for those wishing to develop knowledge and understanding in the safe use of moving and handling in a construction or utilities environment. It is suitable for learners who want to work in construction or the utilities or those who already work within the construction or utilities industries.
What will you learn?
The SA005 - Safe Moving & Handling Training course will teach you the safe way of moving and handling in a construction or utility environment.
Safe Moving & Handling Course Learning Objectives
- Know the hazards and risk factors associated with moving and handling
- Know the hazards and risk factors associated with unsafe moving and handling
- Know the principles of safe moving and handling
- Have the ability to move and handle equipment safely
- Know relevant health and safety legislation and good industry practice in relation to moving and handling
Please be aware the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA) requires at least one person on site to hold a Street Works card to work on the highway.
This Smart Awards accreditation is based on a pre-requisite that any work on the highway requires appropriate Street Works accreditation to be held by an individual working on site, and that this individual is qualified to check that the planned provision of footways, traffic lanes and safety zones determined by the site survey meets with the requirements of the site location and approved procedures and practices required by the NRSWA 1991.
Some companies’ policies may vary where more than one person on site is required to hold a valid Street Works card.
This accreditation does not qualify an individual to enter a confined space. Those individuals who need to enter confined spaces MUST hold appropriate accreditation / accreditation to enter confined spaces. Any references made in this material to confined spaces are for information only and to make learners aware of the risks and presence of gases that may also be present in confined spaces.