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10 Minutes

Pit Safety Awareness

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

Inspection pits present particular hazards and are a common cause of accidents, not only to those unfamiliar with the premises but also to employees who momentarily forget the presence of an un-fenced pit, or who slip or trip, and fall into them.

This training looks at the hazards and risks associated to using Pits and what employees must do to make sure that accidents are avoided when working on or near a Pit.

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Principle Hazards – This gives an insight in to the main tasks conducted in and around a pit and the hazards that this presents.
  • Key precautions and Control Measures – This section gives employees an understand of the control measures that they should implement to reduce the likelihood and consequences of an accident when they use Pits to carry out their tasks.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of the hazards associated to working in or around Pits and the different tasks that you conduct using them.
  • You will be aware of what control measures you should implement and the key precautions that you should use to protect the safety of yourself and others when carrying out tasks using Pits.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.