Please note that this conversion course will only cover units NCC1 and NCC2 of NEBOSH and on completion of the course, the delegate would receive a Modular Certificate. To achieve the full NEBOSH Construction Certificate, the delegate must have completed unit NGC1 within the last 5 years.
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Element 1: Construction Law and Management
- Identify the scope, definition and nature of construction activities.
- Outline the legal, moral and finical consequences of failing to manage health and safety within the construction industry.
- Identify the scope and application of the Construction (design and management) Regulations 2007.
Element 2: Construction Site–Hazards and Controls
- Describe the factors which should be considered when carrying out an initial assessment of a site to identify significant hazards and their risks.
- Identify the general site appropriate control measures needed in setting up and organising a site.
- Identify the welfare facilities required on construction sites.
Element 3: Movement of People and Vehicles– Hazards and Controls
- Identify the hazards that may cause injuries to pedestrians in the workplace, including when using public highways as a workplace.
- Outline the appropriate control measures to reduce the risk of injuries to pedestrians.
- Identify the hazards presented by the movement of vehicles in the workplace, including when using public highways as a workplace.
- Outline the appropriate control measures to reduce the risks that movement of vehicles present.
Element 4: Manual and Mechanical Handling – Hazards and Controls
- Describe the hazards and the risk factors which should be considered when assessing risks from manual handling activities.
- Suggest ways of minimising manual handling risk.
- Identify the hazards in the use of lifting and moving equipment.
- Explain the precautions and procedures to ensure safety in the use of lifting and moving equipment.
Element 5: Work Equipment – Hazards and Controls
- Outline general requirements for work equipment.
- Outline the hazards and control measures for hand-held tools, both powered and non-powered.
- Describe the main mechanical and non-mechanical hazards of machinery.
- Describe the main appropriate control measures for machinery hazards.
Element 6: Electrical – Hazards and Controls
- Identify the hazards and evaluate the risks from the use of electricity in the workplace.
- Describe the appropriate control measures that should be taken when working with electrical systems or using electrical equipment.
- Outline the appropriate control measures to be taken when working near or underneath overhead power lines.
Element 7: Fire – Hazards and Controls
- Identify fire hazards and evaluate the main fire risks in a construction workplace and the additional fire risks caused by construction activities in an existing workplace.
- Explain the basic principles of fire prevention and the prevention of fire spread during construction activities.
- Identify the appropriate fire alarm systems and fire-fighting equipment for construction activities.
- Outline the requirements for an adequate and properly maintained means of escape in the construction workplace.
- Outline the factors which should be considered when implementing a successful evacuation of a construction workplace in the event of a fire.
Element 8: Chemical and Biological Health – Hazards and Controls
- Identify the forms of, and classification of, substances hazardous to health to be found on a construction site.
- Explain the factors to be considered when undertaking an assessment of the health risks from substances commonly encountered in construction workplaces.
- Describe the use and limitations of Workplace Exposure Limits including the purpose of long term and short term exposure limits.
- Distinguish between acute and chronic health effects.
- Outline appropriate control measures that should be used to reduce the risk of ill-health from exposure to hazardous substances.
- Outline a strategy for the control of hazardous dusts in the construction workplace.
- Outline the basic requirements related to disposal of waste and effluent (and the control of atmospheric pollution) from construction sites.
Element 9: Physical and Psychological Health – Hazards and Controls
- Identify work processes and practices that may give rise to musculoskeletal health problems (in particular work-related upper limb disorders – WRULD) and suggest appropriate control measures.
- Describe the health effects associated with exposure to noise and suggest appropriate control measures.
- Describe the health effects associated with exposure to vibration and suggest appropriate control measure.
- Describe the principal health effects associated with ionising and non-ionising radiation and outline basic protection techniques.
- Explain the causes and effects of stress at work and suggest appropriate control actions.
- Describe the causes and effects of violence, and effects of alcohol and drug misuse at work and suggest appropriate control actions.
Element 10: Working at Height – Hazards and Controls
- Describe the hazards and the risks of working at height and outline the general requirements necessary to control them.
- Describe safe working practices for access equipment and roof work.
- Identify the appropriate control measures necessary to protect other persons not involved in the work at height.
- Outline the particular appropriate control measures to ensure safety when working over water.
Element 11: Excavation Work and Confined Spaces –Hazards and Controls
- Describe the hazards and risks of excavation work.
- Describe the appropriate control measures for excavation work.
- Define a confined space and describe the hazards and risks associated with confined space working.
- Describe the appropriate control measures for confined space working.
Element 12: Demolition – Hazards and Controls
- Identify the main hazards of demolition work.
- Outline the appropriate control measures for demolition work, identify the purpose and scope of a pre-demolition survey, outline the main appropriate control measures that a demolition method statement should consider.