This unit is designed to allow the candidate to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to successfully sign, light and guard a work site.
The unit is equivalent to Street Works Unit O1, issued in England.
The candidate will be able to survey the work site to put in place suitable provision for the site location requirements, ensuring the safe passage of pedestrians and site personnel, the safety of vehicular traffic, provision for any special needs, including cyclists and horse riders, and provision for vehicles and plant in the working area. They will be able to put in place suitable equipment to protect pedestrians, vehicular traffic and site personnel, and will be able to provide and control portable traffic signals and Stop/Go traffic control in line with site location requirements and traffic conditions.
Candidates undertaking this unit must use the current version of Safety at Street Works and Road Works: A Code of Practice.