To enable delegates to take charge if an illness or injury occurs and covers the basic skills required. Currently valid for three years. CITB Site Safety Plus certificate for health and safety awareness. Please note this course meets the criteria for CITB grants.
The minimum entry equipment is a good understanding of spoken and written English.
The delegate who successfully completes this course will receive an accredited CITB Site Safety Plus certificate for health and safety awareness.
This course is also available for delivery on customer’s premises (subject to minimum numbers and site survey) - price on application.
This course is designed to give construction operatives an awareness of essential health and safety issues and how health and safety affects their day to day role. The course is ideal as preparation for the CITB Construction Skills Health, Safety & Environment test (CSCS) or as refresher training for operatives.
Delegates undertaking the course will be given a comprehensive introduction to health and safety within the workplace; incorporating current legislation, occupational health, manual handling and more.
- Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:
- Their individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
- Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
- How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
- Legal requirements and liabilities
- Working at height
- Manual handling
- Fire prevention
- Work equipment
- Occupational health