Who is it for?
The NEBOSH Construction Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is designed for managers, supervisors and staff from the construction industry. With over 11,000 successful candidates since 1989, it is designed to provide a sound breadth of knowledge, enabling people to effectively discharge their duties or functions.
What will you get out of it?
For many, the NEBOSH Construction Certificate is a key step to a career in health and safety in the construction industry. As well as providing a sound basis for further professional study, successful completion of the course enables you to apply for Technical Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and for the Associate Membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, allowing you to use AIIRSM after your name.
What does it cover?
The syllabus covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, identification and control of construction workplace hazards and the practical application of this knowledge. The full qualification is divided into two modules:
Module *1: Management of Health & Safety. This module is Unit 1 of the NEBOSH General Certificate.
- NCC1: Controlling Construction Workplace Hazards
- NCC2: Health & Safety Construction Practical Application
This module is assessed by a 2 hour written examination. Unit NCC2 is evaluated by a practical assessment.
Why choose us?
We regularly achieves pass rates well above the national average. We are committed to providing the best possible training to the delegate, through:
- Development of best-in-class training materials.
- Engaging and interactive presentations.
- Excellent Tutors who are experienced HSE and training professionals.
- Quality training facilities UK wide.
- On-going delegate support from enrolment to exam.
- NEBOSH trained advisors to assist you in making the right choices.
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.
This NEBOSH course is being offered by BookMyCourse Ltd in association with NEBOSH accredited course provider T224SA - registered centre number 807.