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Marshalls Deputised for Tourist Duties

09 September 2016 | Updated 01 January 1970
 

Construction firm Mcgee is designing and rolling out an in-house behavioural Traffic Marshall training course in conjunction with Westminster City Council.

Traffic Marshalls are in place at each of McGee’s site entrances to ensure that any impact of construction traffic on local roads is managed. Whilst primary duties include directing and banking heavy goods vehicles/general traffic, monitoring all traffic through the gate and keeping the public safe, McGee is also encouraging their Traffic Marshalls to act as a ‘front of house team’.

The training course is built around a six point ‘signpost’ encompassing cleaning, lighting, litter picking, appearance, communication and being helpful and friendly.

Each Traffic Marshall has been issued a new smart uniform to help them stand out from the rest of the site team. They’ve also been issued with branded cleaning kits to carry out litter picking, and pavement and hoarding cleaning to ensure the site perimeter and local area around the site is kept clean and tidy at all times.

 

On tour

A-Z maps have been issued too to help any tourists who may need assistance with directions – a common issue encountered given the locations of McGee’s central London projects.

Picture: Traffic Marshalls - a friendly face in a lonely city?

Article written by Cathryn Ellis | Published 09 September 2016

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