For the operative to develop and understand their responsibilities and accountability for the management of site health, safety and welfare. To understand that a safe site is economical, efficient and productive. It allows them to manage health and safety by current legislation within their role.
- Health and safety statistics
- Reasons for accident within the industry
- How to report incidents, including RIDDOR & First Aid
- Health and Safety systems, HSE Guidelines, codes of practice and in compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
- Duties, responsibilities, systems of work, policies and enforcement
- Management of Health and Safety at Work 1999
- The regulations for Plant and equipment, maintenance, inspections certification and competent operatives
- Construction regulations (CDM Construction Design Management)
- The appropriate measures, permits and emergency plans for confined spaces
- Electricity at work and fire precautions
- Working at height regulation 2005
- CDM Regulations part 4 including excavations, site transport and welfare
- Manual Handling
- Control of Substance Hazardous to Health ( COSHH)
- Lead procedures and health surveillance
- Asbestos types, notifications, procedures and choosing approved contractors
- Instruction, information and appropriate training
- Hazards to health
- Selecting appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Monitoring, systems, standards, behavior, equipment, environment and safety audits.
Please note that as of the 1st January 2016, CITB Site Management / Site Supervisor certificates will no longer have a six month grace period and candidates will need to attend a Refresher course before the expiry date of their original certificate.