- The Health and Safety at Work Act
- Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations
- Risk assessments/method statements
- Recent changes in accepted working practices
- Behavioural safety
- Management of occupational health
- Working at height
- Confined spaces
Case studies, discussion, individual and group work, continual assessment and examination
To enable managers to organise, monitor and measure both health and safety performance on site and to establish and maintain safe systems and safe methods of work; satisfying legislative requirements from information obtained during the course together with experience gained.
Construction Skills Site Safety Plus certificate - valid for 5 years. Each attendee also receives their own personal copy of GE700 - Construction Site Safety (guidance, support and reference material for use on the course and in the workplace), as well as XA6 official course notes.
This course is intended for site managers, project managers and supervisors as well as proprietors of small to medium sized companies in construction and related industries.
The course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to enable them to ensure healthy and safe conditions for construction site employees.
- Individual responsibilities for your own safety and the safety of others
- Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
- How to achieve better practical standards of safety on site
- Legal requirements and liabilities
- Working at height
- Manual handling
- Fire prevention
- Work equipment
- Occupational Health
Classroom discussion, case studies, individual and group work. Candidates are continually assessed and are required to successfully complete a multiple- choice test
To give delegates an awareness of health and safety and how it affects their daily role.
CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate
This one day course can be for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry. The course gives delegates an awareness of health and safety and how it affects their daily role.
If you work in a labouring occupation you can take the Site Safety Plus route when applying for the new CSCS Green Labourer Card. You will need to provide evidence that you have achieved Level 1 Award Site Safety Plus Health and Safety Awareness Course.
- Health and Safety at Work Act and relevant regulations
- Construction Accidents: types, numbers, immediate and underlying causes
- Specific site issues, which include such topics as work at height
- Risk Assessments
- Tool box talks
- Control of subcontractors
- Health issues
Multiple Choice Assessment
2 Day Course
9:00am to 4:00pm
To ensure that candidates have an overview and understanding of their responsibility for supervising and helping to oversee safety in a construction site environment.
Site Safety Plus CITB Site supervisor Safety Training Certificate valid for 5 years
The Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course has been designed to meet the needs of site supervisors within the construction industry.
This course is for first line managers – those who have to, or are about to, acquire supervisory responsibilities. The course aims to highlight the need for risk assessment in the workplace, implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication and monitoring in order to provide and maintain positive standards of health, safety and welfare on a construction site.
The course is an ideal lead in for delegates who will go on to attend the 5 day CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) at a later stage of their career development.
- Organising for Safety (Understanding legal responsibilities, enforcing authorities, hazard identification and control)
- The Workplace (Safe place of work, safe behaviour, hidden and specific hazards including working at height, asbestos, confined spaces and permit to work
- Tools, Plant and Machinery
- Health (Risks and controls for substances hazardous to health)
- Procedures (Need and benefits)
- The Environment (Safe storage and waste control)
Multiple Choice Assessment
On completion of the course, delegates will have the knowledge to:
- Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by successfully completing an assessment paper
- Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards within health, safety & the environment
- Understand the value of risk assessment and have the knowledge to recognise when change to a generic assessment is required
- Understand the common hazards associated with work
SPA Core Construction (CSCS) passport
Under the CSCS card scheme, anyone wishing to apply for a CSCS Labourers Green Card must first attend a level 1 Health & Safety in a construction environment course.
This course is offered to satisfy that requirement. On successful completion, a certificate is issued which can then be submitted when applying for the CSCS Green Card.
- The scope of temporary works in construction and their associated risks
- Relevant safety standards - legislation, guidance BS5975 and company procedures
- The role of the Temporary Works Co-ordinator in implementing the above safety standards
- The role of the Temporary Works Supervisor
- The risk based approach to the classification of temporary works
- The safety requirements for each category of temporary works
To provide delegates with an understanding of the safety risks associated with temporary works and the Company's procedures for ensuring that temporary works are designed, constructed, maintained and dismantled safely
IOSH Temporary Works Co-ordinator, Management and Supervision of Temporary Work Certificate
The aim of this course is to provide delegates with an understanding of the safety risks associated with temporary works and the Company’s procedures for ensuring that temporary works are designed, constructed, maintained and dismantled safely.
On completion of the course, delegates leave with a set of procedures and will be able to implement them immediately on site.
- Background to the CDM Regulations
- Where CDM applies and does not apply
- Notification of CDM Projects
- Roles and responsibilities under CDM: The client, The Designer, The CDM Advisor, Principal Contractor, Contractors
- Contents of Health and Safety Plans and File
- Construction Site Safety Requirements
Short multiple choice assessment
Upon completion of the course, delegates should:
- Possess an improved knowledge of the legal requirements contained within the CDM Regulations
- Understand the background to the regulations and the expectations of the HSE
- Have a better understanding of the problems faced by various parties involved in the CDM process
- Have an appreciation of the roles and responsibilities of the clients, CDM Advisor, Designers, Principal Contractors, Contractors and Sub Contractors
- Be able to develop Health and Safety Plans and Files
- Be able to assess the competence of contractors and other parties
Certificate of Attendance
This course provides delegates with a good, or updated knowledge of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
The course is devoted entirely to the requirements and background of the CDM Regulations, including the roles and responsibilities of the client, Designer, CDM Advisor, Principal contractor and Sub-contractors and the contents of the Health and Safety Plans and Files.
Delegates are encouraged during the course to critically analyse their own practices in terms of compliance with the CDM Regulations and code of practice and guidance.