It covers all relevant legislation for safe practices in the building, construction and civil engineering industries, outlining the need for risk assessment and good on-site communication within the workplace.
At the end of the course delegates will be able to:
- Manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions and within the context of their own role
- Develop an understanding of their responsibilities and accountabilities
- Recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical and productive.
Who Should Attend?
The course is for individuals responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering a workforce.
Site managers and supervisors, project managers and any other individuals who require an understanding of site health, safety and welfare management.
- Introduction to health and safety law, duties and responsibilities
- Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
- Overviews/explanations of relevant construction activity legislation
- Employer and employee responsibilities
- Safety management systems, policies, plans, performance and measuring
- Safe systems of work
- Risk assessments and principles of prevention
- Responsibilities of Managers, Supervisors and Operatives
- Managing of contractors
- Effective communication
- Confined Spaces
- Fire precautions
- Manual handling
- Accidents and associated legislation (RIDDOR)
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a CITB accredited certificate which is valid for five years.
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.