- To outline relevant health and safety legislation, codes of practice, and guidance notes and know where to source such information.
- Distinguish between the duties and responsibilities of the employer and employee, contractor and sub-contractor.
- Be able to verify the competence of the sub-contractors.
- Understand the basis of risk assessment and risk control.
- Have a knowledge of risk rating systems.
- Be able to implement workplace precautions, relative to the risks.
- Understand the basis of regular review of proposed systems.
- Know the statutory requirements for reporting and recording of accidents and near misses.
- Understand the principles of accident investigation.
- Know the importance of continuous active monitoring.
- Identifying training needs in an organization.
- Know the importance of consultation with employees and employee representatives
Ideal for those of you who wish to gain knowledge and build competency in construction safety including site foremen, site managers, project managers, safety officers, contract managers.
- Module 1: Accident / Incident / Ill-health causation / Investigation and avoidances
- Module 2: Legislation
- Module 3: Risk assessment and safety management
- Module 4: Reactive monitoring focusing on aspects on the construction environment
- Module 5: Active monitoring
- Module 6: Controlling common workplace hazards
- Module 7: Human factors
- Module 8: Safety management system
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