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Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
September 1, 2016 simonlong
In Safety Plus Scheme

Course Introduction

Those who have responsibility for the organisation and running of a Construction Site, Contract Managers, Site Managers and Assistant Site Managers.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the background to Health and Safety legislation – particularly
  • in the construction industry
  • Understand the various duties and responsibilities of those who
  • implement/manage health and safety issues
  • Understand the powers of the enforcing authorities
  • Understand how Health and Safety legislation fi ts into our legal
  • framework
  • Be aware of accident trends and prevention techniques
  • Understand the principle of risk assessment
  • Understand the need for safe systems of work
  • Manage a site safely in compliance with existing legislation

Course Overview

  • Introduction and Registration
  • What do you know (multi choice test paper)
  • The Legal System. The Courts. Duty of Care
  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Overview – Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
  • Behavioural Science – Human factors, Causes of error. Identifying training needs
  • Risk Assessment
  • RIDDOR Regulations
  • Health and Safety Culture
  • Excavations
  • Plant and Other Vehicles on site, Traffic Management
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • Lead at Work
  • Work at Height Regulations
  • Electricity at Work
  • Accident Investigation
  • Noise at Work Regulations
  • Manual Handling Regulations
  • Asbestos – Legal requirements. Client and employers responsibilities.
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
  • Fire Precautions and Fire Risk Assessments
  • Working at Height
  • Scaffolding
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Portable tools
  • Vibration – HAVS and WBV
  • Overview – The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Confined Spaces Regulations
  • PPE
  • Safety Signs and Signal

Construction Skills Charges and Grants

Each delegate is required to have a Construction Skills registration at a cost of £35. The Construction Skills GE700 Manual (worth £98.00) is included in the cost of the course. Those Organisations who are in scope for grants as Construction Skills levy payers are entitled to claim per delegate and on successful completion of the course, an achievement grant.

Course Duration

This course is run one day per week for 5 weeks or a 5 day block.