RIIRTM203D Work as a safety observer/spotter

Course Details

RIIRTM203D Work as a safety observer/spotter

This course has been designed for persons involved in road building, road maintenance, bitumen sheeting, civil construction earthworks, mining and quarrying. This includes those who may work, supervise, or manage persons who may be required to work in the vicinity of road works.

It aims to provide participants with the underpinning knowledge to be able to recognize and ensure the requirements of a safe work environment in relation to or near road maintenance, bitumen sheeting, or civil construction earthworks.


Unit of Competency

Safety Observer/Spotter course requires the completion of the following unit of competency to achieve a Statement of Attainment.

  • RIIRTM203D Work as a safety observer/spotter

How to apply basic First Aid and CPR techniques.

  • Important Information

  • On successful completion participants receive a Statement of Attainment for RIIRTM230D Work as a Safety Observer/Spotter. (Valid for three (3) years) and be registered on the Current Training Database.


How is the course conducted?

Full day course compromising of lecture and group discussion covering the following topics:

  • Role of the Observer (Spotter)
  • ‘No Go’ Zones
  • Safety assessment process
  • Signalling procedures
  • Types of Plant
  • Distance assessment
  • Accident procedure process
  • Plant Code of Practice
  • OH&S Act 2011
  • SWMS development

What are the pre-requisites for the course?

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Who Is This For?

  • Act as a safety observer to warn mobile plant operators and crane drivers in the proximity of road works & civil construction work inclusive of communications, water, sewerage and power.