Competence and safety on road projects are essential. Working on the road network can be hazardous and the RSTA encourages good working practice that reduces the risk to workers and drivers.
Through its training programme and management of the National Highway Sector Scheme 13, RSTA promotes heath and safety awareness and proficiency and fully supports initiatives such as the Highway Englands Respect Road Workers campaign.
RSTA training courses cover health & safety on site for; Surface Dressing, Slurry-Micro Surfacing and High Friction Surfacing operations.
Please click here to access all scheduled Training Courses.
RSTA Safety, Health & Environment Mission Statement
“Setting standards for reporting industry trends and using members information to develop guidance for members to use for continuous improvement”.
Please use the Safety Alert Template to report incidents and near misses to RSTA
New Government Legislation
Drug Driving: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/drug-driving
Highways England have established a highway safety hub containing campaigns, alerts, initiatives, H&S toolkits. http://www.highwayssafetyhub.com/
SHE Safety Alerts
Working Well Together Campaign
Every year thousands of construction workers in the UK are killed, injured or have their health damaged.
The working well together campaign aims to stop the suffering. The website contain a plethora of useful health and safety Information:
Safe Deliveries of Aggregates at Storage Locations – Safe Deliveries at Aggregate Stocking Areas – AI Presentation to RSTA Feb 2014
New Guidance on Manual Handling Regulations – http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l23.htm?ebul=gd-cons&cr=30/sept-16
How to Break Ground – HSG47