This two day course aims to ensure that all those given supervisory responsibilities understand:
- Why they are carrying out their identified duties
- What is expected of them
- To ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace.
At the end of the period of training, delegates will be aware of, and able to:
- Understand the problems of the industry
- Have an understanding of how health and safety law is structured and how it applies to supervisors
- Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling the site safely
- Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements
- Carry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
- Be able to monitor site activities effectively
- Understand the importance of timely intervention when bad practice is identified.
- Course introduction, structure, exercises and participation
- Current statistics, enforcement of legislation
- Criminal law responsibilities for health and safety failures
- Hazard identification and risk assessment
- Health and Safety management systems
- Occupational health, hazardous substances and workplace welfare
- Asbestos awareness
- Noise and vibration at work
- Drugs and Alcohol
- Accident reporting and investigations
- Communication and co-operation
- Electricity at work
- Fire safety
- CDM regulations 2015
- Work at height
- Behavioural safety
The course is completed with several group exercises throughout the course. A multiple choice question paper
with 25 questions and a pass mark of 72% is delivered on the final day.
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.