Level of difficulty: All Levels
Delivery method: Digital Interactive Platform
Duration: Approximately 1 hour & 30 minutes

Benefits of the module: Scope 

Workplace accidents in Australia involving moving vehicles or plant equipment are a significant cause for concern. According to Safe Work Australia, an average of seven workers die and 93 sustain serious injuries annually due to such incidents.  

To prevent such accidents, it is crucial to manage worker, plant, and vehicle movements effectively by providing proper training and educating workers on the potential hazards of working near traffic or plant.  

The AfPA NWoF Awareness program offers practical knowledge and skills to mitigate risks when working near moving plant, vehicles, and equipment. 

Who should do this course? 

Anyone involved in road construction and maintenance activities. This includes: 

  • Construction Workers 
  • Plant Operators 
  • Traffic Controllers 
  • Supervisors 
  • Project Managers 
  • Surveyors 
  • Engineers 
  • Contractors 
  • Visitors to site 


At the conclusion of this course participants will have a basic understanding of: 

  • The potential hazards and risks of working near mobile plant and live traffic 
  • Controlling exposure to hazards 
  • The importance of staying aware 
  • Mobile plant blind spots 
  • Essential rules to keep you safe while working around mobile plant 
  • Working with Exclusion Zones, No-Go-Zones, Shared Zones, and Safe Zones 
  • Working near live traffic 
  • Public safety 


Assessment is completed throughout the module. 


This module can form part of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). 

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