SMSTS Refresher (CITB) - Site Managers Safety Training Scheme
2 days Cost:
£350 + vat
With no hidden costs – (includes CITB books, certification, instructor, venue, and lunch) Location:
Courses are run throughout the UK to meet demand. Recent courses have been run in Stoke on Trent, Birmingham, Nottingham, Plymouth, Manchester, Cardiff, and from their training centre in Bristol
This two day refresher course is for delegates who have previously passed the full five-day (SMSTS) course and can provide proof of attendance. It aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact on the workplace.
SMSTS certification expires after 5 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.
Aims and Objectives
To assist delegates who already hold the SMSTS certificate to:
- Improve awareness of recent developments in construction, legislation and health, safety, welfare and environmental issues; and
- Identify measures that will assist the practical implementation of responsibilities established by new legislation, and new working practices
At the conclusion of the training, delegates will be:
- Aware of, and able to implement all updated health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them in their role as a manager
- Aware of and able to implement new guidance and industry best practice
- More aware of their duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment.
- Introduction and course objectives
- HSE Targets and present focus.
- Industry Best Practice and new legislation.
- Work related stress – recognition, causes and information and good management practice.
- Risk assessment, employment of young people, The Working Time Directive, employing and working with non English speaking personnel.
- The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations, duties, responsibilities and new guidance.
- Review of Day One (selection of specific topics to meet course needs)
- Fire on construction sites, fire safety plans, fire risk assessments and fire prevention.
- Environmental aspects of construction, the control of waste and its disposal, environmental policies.
- Recent Health and Safety prosecutions, the law and you.
- Practical team exercise as selected on day one.
- Stress, time management, leadership, communication.
- Results, feedback and course review.