2-Day SSSTS (Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme)

Suitable for -

Personnel who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities.

The aim of the course is -

This course is designed to provide candidates with a knowledge and understanding of health, safety and welfare issues, as well as their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. It will highlight the requirement to promote health and safety, to supervise effectively and the need for risk assessment in the workplace.

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Course Content

  • Health and safety legislation including: The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Supervising health and safety in the building, construction and civil engineering industries
  • How health and safety law is structured
  • Specific site issues that challenge supervisors on a daily basis
  • How the supervisory role fits in with the manager’s role in controlling the site safely
  • Risk assessments and method statements
  • The control of hazards and risks
  • Behavioural safety
  • Supervision of occupational health
  • Communication routes within site activity
  • Effective toolbox talks
  • Electricity, Excavations, Working at Height, Scaffolding, Demolition, Confined Spaces etc.

The course is a mix of tutor led lecture and discussion sessions, PowerPoint presentations, safety videos, group work, case studies and practical exercises.

Course Objectives -

On successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to oversee and contribute to health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions, carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements, deliver effective toolbox talks and method statement briefings and will understand the importance of timely intervention when bad practice is identified.

Venue - Either on-site at clients’ premises or at ITS Training Centre

Duration - 2 Days

Candidate Numbers - Up to 12 per course

Certification - CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate

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