This one-day course is for anyone who is related with construction activities in any sector, or looking to move into construction. It will give delegates an understanding of everyone’s safety, health and environmental responsibilities on a construction site.
It will enable delegates to recognise how they can improve safety, health and environmental issues on a construction site.
Learning outcomes – the delegate will be able to:
- Identify the importance of working safely on a construction site
- Identify everyone’s responsibilities in relation to safety, health and wellbeing on a construction site
- Identify how law can have an impact on construction sites
- Identify construction site hazards and risks, their impact and how to control them
Unit 1: Setting the scene:
- The importance of safety and health on a construction site
- Understanding why health and safety is a positive
Unit 2 – Local law and enforcement:
- The basics of local safety, health and environment law
- The key principals of legal requirements or local laws for construction work
Unit 3 – General site safety:
- Mitigating risk on construction sites
- Types of PPE are used on a construction site
- Safety signs are used on a construction site
- Welfare arrangements on a construction site
- Types of work and plant equipment
- Emergency and first aid procedures
- Fire procedures
- Accidents and near misses
Upon successful completion of the exam paper delegates will receive an IOSH certificate.
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.