Banksman Skills

Banksman training - guide your fleet to safety.

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 short 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.

  • The safe passage of reversing vehicles in confined spaces
  • Identification of areas of danger within sites
  • HSE and Road Transport Industry Training Board recommended code of signals

This course is aimed at any person responsible for assisting in the manoeuvring and loading/unloading of vehicles.

Discounts are available for RoSPA Members.

This course runs on a 3:1 delegate to trainer ratio.

This course aims to raise awareness of the dangers caused when large vehicles reverse. Delegates will gain an awareness of the necessary skills to assist other drivers and banksmen.

By the end of the course, delegates should be able to:

  • Conduct a Dynamic Risk Assessment
  • Explain the risks involved with Banksman duties
  • Explain the responsibilities of being a Banksman
  • Demonstrate the HSE’s recommended code of signals
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This course consists of two half day sessions allowing up to six delegates to attend the course. The course is available in your organisation at a date and time to suit. Prices are dependent on your location. Please contact us for a tailored quotation and to check availability.

All prices are subject to VAT.

  • Reduce the number and/or cost of accidents caused by reversing vehicles
  • This course will raise awareness of the dangers caused when reversing
  • Learn techniques and hand signals to assist drivers in this manoeuvre

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