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Control measure

Make safe any damaged roadway crash barriers

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Makes safe any damaged roadway crash barriers

Understand:

  • The types of crash barrier in use
  • The process required to make a crash barrier safe
  • The importance of seeking specialist advice to ensure associated hazards are managed appropriately
  • The hazards of a compromised steel wire rope crash barrier under tension
  • The hazards associated with a vehicle that has come to rest on a crash barrier

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Makes safe affected barriers

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply appropriate safe systems of work to mitigate the hazards of an affected crash barrier
  • Safely de-tension a crash barrier
  • Make damaged crash barriers more visible
  • Communicate crash barrier information to the appropriate department or authority