Health & Safety & Fire Awareness DCPC

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Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:1 day

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Duration: 1 day
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The Driver Certificate of Professional Compe-tence (Driver CPC) is a qualification for profes-sional bus, coach and lorry drivers. It has been introduced across Europe with the professed aim of improving road safety and helping to maintain high standards of driving. Professional drivers must do 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence ( CPC ) to drive a lor-ry, bus or coach.


To ensure that candidates are provided with the knowledge needed as professional drivers to continue to perform their duties safely.


Candidates will take part in theoretical train-ing and discussions relating health and safety for drivers and gain an understanding of fire awareness.


Welcome & Introduction to course including aims of courses
Driver CPC fair processing notice
Health & Safety for Drivers

Laws & Responsibilities
• What is Health & Safety & Who’s responsible? – discussion session
• Health & Safety legislation
Vehicle Movements
• Dangers of vehicle movements – discussion session
• Safe practices and preventative measures
Banksman Signals
• Reversing vehicles safely
• Demonstration of banksman signals
Manual Handling
• Basic principles
• Injuries and losses – discussion session
• Techniques
Personal Protective Equipment
• PPE rules – discussion session
• What and when to use
Working at Height & Slips, Trips and Falls
• Regulations
• Prevention
• Falls from vehicles
Course Evaluation and Feedbacks
Fire Awareness
• The causes of fires
• The principles of risk assessment
• Prevention of fires
• Safe actions to take when fires start
• Types of fire extinguishers and their safe use