Course Title

Bank’ man safety

A brief about this course

Qualification overview

Banks man training ensures that an organization meets its legal requirements and reduces the risk of costly accidents when carrying out common, but dangerous, reversing maneuvers. Nearly a quarter of all deaths involving vehicles at work occur while the vehicle is reversing. Banks man training will help your organization to overcome this problem.

Topics covered at minimum

Course contents

Pre use inspections

Wire rope slings

Safety hook/pipe hook

Lifting point

Webbing slings/shackles/hooks

Overhanging edges

Slinging applications

Rulers for slinging

Position of boom

Center of gravity

Safe working load

General safety

Load level/container safet

Swl for assembly/taglines

Unique identification current color code

Pinch points/signal

Who should attend

Target participants

Anybody acting as a Banks man who is involved in the control of commercial vehicle movements on the highway, in factory yards, warehouses, loading bays and storage depots



What does Banksman mean?

banksman is the person who directs the operation of a crane or larger vehicle from the point near where loads are attached and detached.

Does a Banksman need to be trained?

The importance and responsibility of this job means it requires Banksmen to be fully trained. In turn, the training for any Vehicle Banksman needs to be thorough and comprehensive. It’s essential to have knowledge of all the health and safety aspects associated with this job.

What is the purpose of a Banksman on a construction site?

The job role of a banksman/signaller involves the following duties: Directing the movement of vehicles on a work site. Recommending and laying out safe, on-site traffic systems. Providing clear, correct and safe directions to plant operators.

Is a Banksman a legal requirement?

You should only consider employing a banksman or signaller where there is no other way to control reversing risks.

How much does it cost to attend a course?

Please contact us for information on prices.

How do I order this course from BEC?

This is simple, you can either make your booking or enquiry online, or call us on 02 552 2500, where our training advisors will advice you on the training solutions we offer.

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