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The course aims to help site managers and supervisors - manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions and within the context of their management role. Develop an understanding of responsibilities and accountability for site health, safety and welfare.
Course provider: West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges
Eligibility - you must be aged 19+ and live in West Yorkshire.
Industry: Construction, Engineering
Start dates: Courses available now!
Duration: The programme will run for 5 consecutive days, or 1 day a week for 5 weeks, available until 31st March 2023
Venue: Birkwood Plant Training, 22 Weeland Road, Crofton, Wakefield, WF4 1LN
Overview/summary of training
The course aims to help site managers and supervisors -
manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions and within the context of their management role
Develop an understanding of responsibilities and accountability for site health, safety and welfare.
The course content of the Site Management Safety Training Scheme includes:
The legal background (Acts, regulations, Approved codes of practice and guidance) relevant to safe site management and awareness of responsibilities and accountability regarding these.
Management of contractors – Construction, design and management regulations 2015 and the relationship between duty holders.
Safe set-up and provision on site, assessments of risk and implementing safe systems of work
Safety considerations in different operational construction scenarios including scaffolding and working at heights, use of working equipment, lifting operations, hazardous substances, Noise, Asbestos, demolition works, electrical works, Fire safety, manual handling, vibration control, excavations and confined spaces, occupational health.
Health and safety information communication
Inspections and accident reporting requirements under the RIDDOR regulations.
Maintaining a positive health and safety culture within the workplace, best practice and communications.
To pass the SMSTS course delegates must:
Complete all 5 days.
Successfully interact with the class and pass exercises set during the course.
Complete and pass a multiple-choice assessment end of the course.
On achievement participants will receive a certificate which will be valid for 5 years.
SMSTS will reinforce essential knowledge and capabilities on site
If you are interested in this course, please complete the contact form. It will take around 2 minutes to complete. An adviser from West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges will be in touch soon to discuss your application.