Health & Safety Awareness (CITB) - Site Safety Plus

£141 per delegate. This may be less for special offers on specific course dates and in-company training courses

Duration: 1 day

Trainer: G182SB

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Health & Safety Awareness (CITB) - Site Safety Plus

Who is it for? 

This one day course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce, to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work on site.


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 completion 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 assessment and method statement 
- Appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if unsure 
- Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry equipment is a good understanding of spoken and written English. 

Programme Structure 

- Introduction and Course Overview 
- Health and Safety Law, methods of communication and consultation, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Toolbox Talks and permits to work, accident prevention and reporting, accident investigation and near miss. 
- Occupational Health, Health Surveillance, Dermatitis, Weils disease, alcohol and drugs welfare provision. 
- Manual Handling – duties of employer and employee. Assessment (T.I.L.E.) 
- Working at Height – what is working at height?, Hierarchy of control, ladders, stilts and hop ups, collective and personal. 
- Personal Protective Equipment, hand protection regulations, PPE regulations, employers/employee duties. 
- Emergency routes, fire prevention on construction sites, First Aid requirements and qualification immediate action, fire extinguishers, classes of fire, fire triangle. 
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health, legal duties, Asbestos, Lead, HFL’s and LPG. 
- Electricity at Work, PAT Testing of portable appliances, overhead and underground cables, hand held tools. 
- Noise, Dust and Vibration – causes and effects, The Noise Regulations, The Vibration Regulations – duties and control measures, Vibration White Finger – symptom and solutions. 
- Traffic Management and Site Plant – accident and causes, segregation from people, traffic routes, excavations and contaminated ground. Inspection, confined space working, buried services, precaution and rescue. 
- Safety Signs and Signals 
- End of Course Test 
- Review
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.
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