SMSTS - Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher Course - Site Safety Plus (CITB)

  • Who Attends

    The SMSTS refresher course is for any delegate who has attended the five-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Course, since 01 January 2001 and whose SMSTS card / certificate is due to expire (5 years). Those who completed SMSTS training prior to this date are advised to attend however, it is not mandatory to do so.

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

  • The Aim

    The two-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMR) course aims to:

    • Improve awareness of recent developments in construction, legislation and health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.
    • Identify measures that will assist the practical implementation of responsibilities established by new legislation and new working practices.

  • Course Content

    The SMSTS refresher course (CITB) content includes:

    •Legislation, ACOP updates with discussions on impact and practical aspects of compliance.
    • Overview of proposed/impending legislation.
    • Accident statistics, costs, causes, management responsibilities/methods in prevention.
    • HSE's current focus on construction activities.
    • Safety management systems, policies, plans and performance measuring.
    • Management of Contractors.
    • Communication and consultation aspects, effective use of toolbox talks' and site inductions'
    • Behavioural science including awareness of human error, stress and prevention

    • Syndicate exercises:
    • Prevention of accidents
    • Motivating safety behaviour
    • Planning for health and safety in relation to fire safety, working at height, manual handling, and movement of people within the context of a project.

  • Knowledge

    By the end of the SMSTS refresher course of 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 of best practice.
    • More aware of their duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment.

  • Methods

    The SMSTS refresher course has a high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate exercises and case studies supplemented with video and classroom based tutorials.

    Delegates will be continuously assessed during the SMSTS refresher course in preparation for the final multiple choice examination.

  • Additional Info

    The SMSTS refresher course is a renewal of the nationally recognised Construction Site Managers Safety certificate (valid 5 years) will be awarded to those persons who successfully complete the course including the compulsory final examination (72% pass grade).

    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 SMSTS refresher 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. Please ensure that the practical area has been risk assessed, is free from harm and is suitable for training.

  • Miscellaneous Info
    Start time: 08:00
    End time: 17:00
  • Dates & Locations
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