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 learners and understanding of everyone’s safety, health and environmental responsibilities on a construction site. It will enable learners to recognise how they can improve safety, health and environmental issues on a construction site.
Learning outcomes – The learner 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 one: Setting the scene:
- The importance of safety and health on a construction site
- Understanding why health and safety is a positive
Unit two – 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 three – 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. Center opening hours are 8am to 5.30pm, the course commences at 9am and finish at approx 5pm , unless otherwise stated in the joining instructions.
Refreshments are included on all courses, but NO LUNCH is currently provided on any of our courses. 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 parking in and around Chertsey, all within walking distance of the John Ryder Training Centre.
For those that use public transport, Chertsey if 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.