Health & Safety Awareness Training Course (CITB) - Site Safety Plus

  • Who Attends

    The CITB Health and Safety Awareness course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce, to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work on site.

    It provides a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employer's duties are and what should be done if they think anyone's health and safety is being put at risk.

    NEW. This course now qualifies all delegates for the new CSCS Labourers Green Card.

    Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry equipment is a good understanding of spoken and written English

     

  • The Aim

    This one day Health and Safety Awareness course aims to ensure that the delegate understands:

    • Why they are carrying out their identified duties.
    • What is expected of them.
    • To ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace.

    NEW. This course now qualifies all delegates for the new CSCS Labourers Green Card.

  • Course Content

    The Health and Safety Awareness Site Safety Plus (CITB) training course content includes:

    • General responsibilities.
    • Accident prevention & reporting.
    • Health & welfare.
    • Manual Handling.
    • Work at height.
    • PPE.
    • Emergency procedures & first aid.
    • Fire Prevention and control.
    • Hazardous substances.
    • Electrical safety.
    • Hand-held equipment and tools.
    • Noise & Vibration.
    • Site Safety Transport.
    • Excavations and confined spaces.

    NEW. This course now qualifies all delegates for the new CSCS Labourers Green Card.

  • Knowledge

    At the end of the The Health and Safety Awareness Site Safety Plus training course, delegates will be able to:

    • Understand the need to prevent accidents.
    • Have an understanding of health and safety law.
    • Identify how their role fits into the control and management of the site.
    • Understand the need for risk assessments and method statements.
    • Appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sure.
    • Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident.

    NEW. This course now qualifies all delegates for the new CSCS Labourers Green Card.

  • Methods

    A high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate exercises and case studies will be supplemented with classroom based tutorial.

    Delegates will be continuously assessed during the course in preparation for the final examination.

    NEW. This course now qualifies all delegates for the new CSCS Labourers Green Card.

  • Additional Info

    A grant of up to £50 per person is available for companies registered with the Construction Industry Training Board. This means that our in-company course costs start from as little as £35.50 per person for CITB registered companies after they have claimed their grant back.

    Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.

    For training held at your own location, please ensure that the classroom you make available has a 240v power supply and is a suitable size for the number of delegates attending.

    NEW. This course now qualifies all delegates for the new CSCS Labourers Green Card.

    Read more about the CSCS Green Card changes here.

    • Public course prices below are INCLUSIVE of CITB Registration Fees, a CITB publication GE707 - Safestart TO KEEP & Lunch!

    • In-company course prices are INCULSIVE of CITB Registration Fees, a CITB publication GE707 - Safestart.

  • Miscellaneous Info
    Start time: 08:00
    End time: 17:00
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