Banksman Training Theory & Practical

Banksman Training Theory & Practical

Banksman training ensures that an organisation meets its legal requirements and reduces the risk of costly accidents when carrying out common, but dangerous, reversing manoeuvres.

This one day course aims to raise awareness of the dangers caused when large vehicles reverse. It introduces practical techniques and hand signals to assist drivers with this manoeuvre.

 (Course is limited to a Maximum of 6 delegates)

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To provide candidates with the knowledge and understanding required within the process of Banksman


Participants will:

  • Have and understanding of legal requirements placed on their organisation
  • Appreciate their legal responsibilities when involved with Banksman duties
  • Apply procedure in accordance with good practice
  • Reduce incidents involved with pedestrians and moving vehicles
  • Responsibilities of being a Banksman
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Checking Area
  • Effective Communication
  • Control of Pedestrian Access
  • Signals to be given
  • Safe Distance
  • Correct Parking
  • Programme Review and Evaluation

This programme uses a mixture of group discussions, input sessions, pro-forma examples and practical exercises to fully involve participants.