The course provides a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, identifying delegate’s responsibility for looking after themselves and others, alongside employer’s duties. It will explain what should be done if anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.
The aim of this Health and Safety Awareness course it to ensure that individual responsibilities are understood. These include:
- Why you carry out the identified duties
- What is expected from you, and
- How you contribute to the safety of the workplace
By the end of this course delegates will:
- Understand the need to prevent accidents
- Have an understanding of health and safety law
- Identify how your 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, and
- Report unsafe acts to prevent an accident
This Health and Safety Awareness course will cover the following content:
- General responsibilities;
- Accident reporting and recording
- Health and welfare
- Dust and fumes (respiratory risks)
- Manual handling
- Working at height
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- First aid and emergency procedures
- Fire prevention and control
- Hazardous substances
- Electrical safety and hand-held tools and equipment
- Noise and vibration
- Site transportation safety
- Excavations and confined spaces
- Safety signs and signals
Upon successful completion of this one day course delegates will receive a CITB certificate.
CITB SSP Courses - Mandatory Requirements
Delegates will be required to bring some form of photographic identification with them on the day of their course. Where identification is not provided by a delegate, they will be refused attendance on the course.
In order to attend this course delegates must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.
All training is conducted at our John Ryder Training Centre in Chertsey. Centre opening hours are 8am to 5.30pm, but this course commences at 9am and will finish at approx 5pm, unless otherwise stated in the joining instructions you receive.
Refreshments are included on all courses, but NO LUNCH is currently provided, but there are lots of lunch options within walking distance of the centre.
Please ensure you have read the joining instructions before arriving at our training centre.
If you are travelling by road, Chertsey is served by both the M3 and M25. No parking is permitted on the grounds of the Centre, but there is sufficient free parking in and around Chertsey, all within walking distance.
For those using public transport, Chertsey is served by a good service from Waterloo, changing at Staines, Weybridge or Virginia Water for the Chertsey line. The station is approximately ten minutes walk from the Centre.
If you are attending a two day course and require overnight accommodation, a local hotel list is available upon request.