Workplace Transport Banksman Training

Construction and Plant

Workplace Transport Banksman Training


Who is this for?

This practical training course is designed to refresh Banksmen / Signallers who are involved in controlling and directing vehicles and suspended loads in the work place. Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Workplace Transport Banksman Training:

To update candidates in the knowledge and techniques required to assist drivers and crane operators in the movement of vehicles and suspended loads in the workplace. On completion of training candidates should have an accepted knowledge of codes of practice and HSE guidelines, and be able to assist drivers in manoeuvring vehicles safely; in accordance with good practice and industry guidelines.

Course content:


  • Duties and responsibilities of drivers, crane operators and banksman
  • Hazards, risks and control measures associated to vehicle and suspended load movements
  • Hazard spotting in the work place
  • Methods of increasing all round awareness
  • Safe working practice and point of work risk assessment
  • Selection and use of personal protective equipment
  • Health & safety guidance and recommendations
  • Offer to help … A guide for Banksman
  • Ensuring effective communication between banksman, driver or crane operator
  • Establishing the golden rules
  • Planning vehicle movements and driver information
  • The planning of suspended load movements – banksmans expectations
  • Working with a trained Slinger
  • Reversing workplace vehicles and risk reduction
  • Guiding vehicles into a restricted areas
  • Reversing at angles with articulated vehicles
  • Course summary


2 x 3.5 hour sessions

Some feedback from a recent Workplace Transport Banksman Training course:

  • Very informative and helpful. A lot better understanding of how the job should be done. 10/10 DS – Cargill Meats Europe
  • All very good and very helpful. 10/10 MS – Cargill Meats Europe


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