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Health and Safety Awareness

Health and Safety Awareness

Course Duration: 1 Day

The Aim of the Course is to:
Enhance the Health and Safety Awareness of new entrants or experienced persons in the Construction Industry to:

Update their basic knowledge of Health and Safety Awareness.
Work at a significantly less risk to themselves and others.
Understand safe working practices.

Who Must Attend The Course?
All operatives who are registering for the CSCS Scheme.

Course Summary
Candidates will participate in theory lessons all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering;

Health and Safety at Work Legislation
Accident reporting and emergency procedures
Accident prevention
Health and hygiene
Manual handling
Working at heights
Working with electricity, underground and overhead services
Use of hand held equipment and tools
Personal protective equipment
Safe use of vehicles
Noise and vibration
Fire prevention
Excavations and Confined Spaces
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
First Aid

CITB CSkills Awards Certificate

Refresher Period
The Health and Safety Awareness Certificate is renewable every 5 years

Any Other Relevant Information
In order to gain the Labourer CSCS card the Operatives Health Safety & Environmental Test must also have passed within the previous 2 years

Recommended Follow-On Courses
Site Safety Supervisor (2 Day)
Site Manager Safety (5 Day)