VR01 - Health and Safety


Health and safety as it applies to vehicle recovery.


  • Statutory requirements and need for training
  • Health & Safety legislation applied to recovery
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Fire prevention
  • Hazards and risks relating to the work place
  • Tools, storage and cleaning
  • Company resources
  • Hazards and risks relating to:
  • (i) The workplace
  • (ii) The recovery equipment
  • Manual handling

Practical Skill Instruction

  • The use of personal protective equipment
  • Conduct a risk assessment
  • Handling of loads (manual handling practical)
Module/course code
Module/course name
Health and Safety
Module/course type
Core Modules
Duration (full course)
4 hours
Duration (refresher course)
2 hours
Combined course?
DCPC accreditation
DCPC course number
CRS 1280-540