This course is designed for site workers to help understand the potential hazards faced when working on a construction or civil engineering site.
The course provides a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employer’s duties are and what should be done if they think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.
This course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce and is a mandatory requirement for those wanting a CSCS Operatives Card.
The course aims to ensure that individual responsibilities are understood:
- Why they are carrying out their identified duties.
- What is expected of them.
- To ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace.
At the end of the course delegates will be able to:
- Understand the need to prevent accidents.
- Have an understanding of health and safety law.
- Identify how their role fits into the control and management of the site.
- Understand the need for risk assessments and method statements.
- Appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sure.
- Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident.
Course Duration: 1 day
Examination Board: ConstructionSkills
The method of assessment will be by multiple-choice questions at the end of the course, as well as being expected to be interactive during the course.
Certification: Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a CITB accredited certificate which is valid for five years.