Waste Vehicle Compactor Driver Training for New drivers

Category : Operational and Vocational training
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Vocational training is one of the cornerstones of the IEMS, it prides itself in being able to provide vocational training at every level to help enhance the skills of the workforce and reduce risk and health issues to both employee and community..

The aim of this training programme is to provide new drivers & fresh recruits with knowledge and skills that will help improve their driving & operating skills and learn the rules / laws when on the road. This programme benefits professional drivers of Waste Management Vehicles in turn enhancing their skills and make them more aware about the importance of driving vehicles with complexed equipment attached.

  • To introduce newly recruited drivers in to the physical & mechanical workings of Waste Vehicle compactors and to bring about change, approaches and attitudes towards work, the work place and the community
  • To ensure that risks are reduced accidents eliminated and minor or major injuries to the drivers and users of the vehicle.
  • To improve the driving skills which will include how to drive correctly and how to operate the various mechanisms involved with compactor vehicle.
  • To provide awareness to drivers with regards to risk, daily hazards, potential conflict situations and how to portray a professional image at all times.
  • To improve the technical knowledge, this in turn helps to reduce maintenance costs.
  • This training programme will help drivers improve their knowledge, understanding and driving behaviour which in turn will help avoid high risk and potential harm to drivers and other road users.
  • One of the main outcomes is to make the drivers aware of potential hazards, risks & conflicts involved whilst driving waste management vehicles.
  • This training programme will help drivers to improve their technical knowledge, through understanding the required safe operating procedures of compactor trucks; this in turn helps to reduce maintenance costs.
  • Finally, this programme will engage drivers and encourage them all to reduce risks and accidents by changing their attitudes and approaches to the daily routine resulting in higher levels of productivity and reputation.


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