Health and Safety


To ensure all teams have the knowledge, equipment and support necessary to work safely.


All Teams

  • Complete a full risk assessment.
  • Train investigators in health and safety specific to vehicle examination
  • Provide investigators with appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Ensure investigators have appropriate inoculations
  • Road and on-scene investigators should be trained in health and safety at accident scenes, including working in live traffic conditions, team-vehicle positioning and giving first aid.
  • Maintain a record of any team incidents.


Please refer to the Health and Safety section of the Equipment List for the Health and Safety equipment list.


All Teams

  • It will be the Team Leaders’ responsibility to ensure all local health and safety regulations and requirements are met.
  • Health and safety training.
  • Counselling available.
  • Inoculations (e.g. Hepatitis-B and tetanus are recommended).

Retrospective Teams

  • Training to work safely alongside live traffic conditions

On-scene Teams

  • On scene teams should have training on coning out roads/managing live traffic and parking project vehicles in fend-off position.