top of page

Safety at Street & Road Works - EUSR, LA & S1 (Novice)

This course will give you foundation training and assessment in Safety at Street and Roadworks and is suitable if learners have received no formal instruction or, if they wish to refresh their skills. 

By the end of this training course, the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a road works operative

  • Have a working knowledge of the Safety at Street Works and Roadworks A Code of Practice (ACOP) and be able to reference it

  • Permits, traffic risk assessment and on-site paperwork

  • Be able to locate and identify the correct PPE and equipment required for the road type and explain its use

  • Be able to Identify various road types and reference them in the ACOP

  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and department of transport and legislative requirements on equipment required as identified in the ACOP

  • Configure the vehicle ready for setting up works on the carriageway, walkway, verge etc

  • Set out the required equipment as per ACOP and traffic management risk assessment on to the work site in the correct order and position

  • Pre-use checks on traffic signals prior to leaving yard including stop go boards

  • Check and enter the correct settings on traffic signals for the road type

  • Set up traffic signals using the correct method

  • Check for correct set up including correct works space for any vehicles after setting up works before commencing operations

  • Position any vehicle correctly and safely in works

  • Removing traffic signals and all other equipment after works using correct and safe methods

  • Post use checks of equipment and identifying faults

  • Refuelling or recharging traffic signals

  • Reporting any faults found and removing from service any defective equipment


Course Code


Cost per person

Max Participants

1 day



bottom of page