Duration: 1 day
This course is aimed at all those persons who are entering or working within 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.
The course provides a practical summary of health, safety and welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employer duties are and what should be done if they think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.
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
- 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
This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of real life case studies, classroom discussion, and group work and individual/group presentations. Delegate(s) will be continuously assessed through individual and group exercises and will have to pass an end-of-course multiple-choice examination paper based on the topics covered in the course.
Upon successfully completing the course, delegate(s) will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate. If working in a labouring occupation, delegate(s) can take the Site Safety Plus route when applying for the new Green Labourer Card. Delegate(s) must also pass the CITB operatives Health, Safety and Environment test within the two years prior to applying for a new card.
Delegates will receive all course books and materials required for the successful completion of the course. In addition, delegates will have the option to purchase additional training materials and publications to supplement their learning and development.