What you will learn
- Understanding the need to prevent accidents
- An understanding of health and safety law
- Identifying how your role fits into the control and management of the site
- Understanding the need for risk assessments and method statements
- Appreciating the need to perform safety and to stop and ask for advice if not sure
- Reporting unsafe acts to prevent an accident
Location: Bedford, Victoria, London, Essex, Kent, Midlands, Hertfordshire and more
This course can also be delivered at your premises
This one-day course would benefit those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site. It provides a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, identifying the delegate’s responsibility for looking after themselves and others; outlines the employer’s duties; and explains what should be done if the worker thinks that anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk. The course is an ideal foundation for those wishing to obtain an industry accreditation card.
Duration: One day
Assessment: Assessment will be by multiple choice question paper at the end of the course. Delegates are also expected to be interactive during the course.
Certification: On successful completion of this course each delegate will receive a CITB certificate valid for 5 years. If delegates are sitting this course to obtain a CSCS Labourers card they must also sit the Health, Safety and Environment touchscreen test. Once both are completed successfully delegates can apply for their card.
- General responsibilities
- Accident reporting and recording
- Health and welfare
- Dust and fumes (respiratory risks)
- Manual Handling
- Working at Height
- Personal protective equipment
Delegates must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.