Plant Machinery Marshal Training

Our Plant Machinery Marshal Training Courses

Plant Machinery Marshal Courses

Workplace transport is used in a great variety of situations but sadly remains the second biggest cause of fatal injury in the workplace. Workplace transport is one of the most “multi-factoral” risk control issues duty holders have to cope with.

Industry Experience

Contour Training’s industry experience includes working with both public and private sector, construction and utility sectors, government organisations, local authorities, MOD and conservation groups. We have some of the most experienced Lantra Awards and NPORS trainers in the UK, many of whom are also highly experienced with all types of all-terrain vehicles.

Who should attend this course?

Plant machinery marshal training courses are designed for people who have been designated with the task of directing site traffic on a construction site. At the end of the course, candidates will have an understanding of the risks involved with the directing of various different pieces of plant machinery and be able to carry out the role of plant machinery marshal with confidence.

Awarding Bodies

Contour Training deliver Plant Machinery Marshalling training courses accredited by NPORS.

Plant Machinery Marshal Training Course Content

Duration: 1 day

Maximum delegates: 3 novices or 6 experienced

At the end of this training course, you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry and the relevant legislation, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a vehicle/plant machinery marshal
  • Have a good understanding of signs and signals, approved hand signals and different
    forms of communication
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for vehicle/plant machinery marshal
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area including stop blocks and tipping areas
  • Set up exclusion zone for loading / unloading
  • Guide machinery in a forward and reverse direction including confined spaces and “blind areas” safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down and parking procedures

Duration: 1 day

Maximum delegates: 3 novices or 6 experienced

Awarding body: NPORS



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