Construction – Safety Training 2-Day Site Supervisors safety Training Course

Introduction

The 2 day course is intended for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities. It provides supervisors with an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, as well as their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. It will highlight the requirement to promote health and safety and to supervise effectively.

Aims and Objectives

To ensure that all those given supervisory responsibilities understand:

  • Why they are carrying out their identified duties

  • What is expected of them and

  • To ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace

To ensure that at the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the problems of the industry

  • Have an understanding of how health and safety law is structured and how it applies to supervisors

  • Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling site safety

  • Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements

  • Carry out effective site inductions, tool box talks and method statement briefings

  • Be able to monitor site activities effectively

  • Understand the importance of timely intervention when bad practice is identified

Syllabus

  • Health and Safety Law

  • Safe Systems of Work

  • Health and Safety Management

  • Occupational Health

  • Fire Prevention / Control and Other Emergencies

  • Hazardous Substances (COSHH)

  • Group Exercise – Risk Assessment & Method Statement

  • Presentation Skills

  • CDM

  • Working at Height

  • PPE

  • Manual Handling

  • Accidents and First Aid

  • Intervention Skills and Behaviour

  • Intervention Skills Exercise

Assessment

The method of assessment will be by multi choice questions at the end of the course as well as being expected to be interactive during the course.