IOSH Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Workers

Employers around the world need to ensure workers stay safe at all times. This course is recognised by UK Build & The CITB and takes just one day, ensures you meet your safety, health and environmental obligations and makes an investment in your people that will be repaid in productivity, profit and brand improvement.

 

Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Workers provides the core knowledge your workers need to stay safe and embeds the good understanding and techniques needed to keep others safe too.

 

Consider the shocking fact that 60,000 people have died on construction sites and that there are 600 work-related accidents – every minute of the day. Hardly surprising, then, that accidents, illness and deaths cost business over £2 trillion in 2018.

This high-impact one-day course will take delegates through the set-up of a construction site in a relatable scenario that develops as the course progresses. Delegates will understand the importance of:

  • site safety

  • recognising and managing health risks and high risk activities

  • dealing with incidents

  • the wider environment

What the course covers

  • Health and safety issues to be managed in the construction industry to protect employees, contractors, neighbours and others

  • The basics of local law

  • The importance of risk assessments and method statements and the development process

  • Site requirements for the welfare of construction workers on site

  • Hazards and controls associated with construction sites and activities including working at height and confined spaces

  • Site environmental management including management of waste and ecology

As well as learning to keep themselves safe, delegates will be taught how to spot common hazards and improve safety
performance across the site. Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Workers will foster team working and
encourage your staff to take responsibility for themselvesand their colleagues

Who should attend?


Anyone who works on or around a construction site or has cause to visit the site in the course of their work.
Remember, it is your responsibility to provide your staff with the training to ensure your site is fully compliant with safety, health and environmental regulations.

This course has been approved by CITB and Build UK, which means our courses are aligned to the Build UK Training Standard and employers can access the CITB levy. 

CSCS approval means that the course will equip delegates with the knowledge and skills required to be eligible to apply for the Green Labourer card - allowing them to work on construction sites in entry-level positions.

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