This unit is designed to cover the underpinning knowledge required to monitor the signing, lighting and guarding of a work site. Assessment is conducted using a multiple-choice test.
The unit is equivalent to new Street Works Reassessment Unit RS1, issued under The Street Works (Qualifications of Operatives and Supervisors) (England) Regulations 2016.
The candidate will know how to monitor a work site survey and understand the provision required for the site location requirements, the requirements of those with special needs (including cyclists and horse riders) and the protection of pedestrians, site personnel and vehicular traffic on site. They will also understand the requirements for the provision and control of portable traffic signals in line with site location requirements and traffic conditions, and the requirements for site safety.
Candidates undertaking this unit must use the current version of Safety at Street Works and Road Works: A Code of Practice.