A construction site safety awareness course aimed at those who work on site. This will enable delegates to understand what is required under the law, to be able to recognise hazards, and how to reduce the risk of injury. This will ensure that site safety is improved for the benefit of everyone.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Employees who work on construction sites, or, who are required to visit sites on a regular basis. Also a useful introduction to site safety management.
To enable delegates to understand:-
- Employers and employees legal responsibilities;
- How to identify hazards and risk;
- How to effectively reduce risks as low as reasonably practicable;
- What hazards are likely to be encountered on a typical construction site;
- The need for, and the correct use of appropriate personal protective equipment;
- Action to be taken in the event of an emergency, e.g. accident, first aid or fire;
- The need for efficient communication and information.
On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to:-
- State employees’ responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act;
- Recognise hazards and suggest suitable methods of reducing risks;
- Correctly fit and wear personal protective equipment;
- State what documentation, records and information is required on site;