CITB – SSSTS – Site Supervisors Safety Training
This SSSTS course will provide you with the knowledge about your responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, as well as your legal responsibilities relevant to your work activities, in the building, construction and civil engineering industries
Duration: 2 Full Days – Classroom Based
This two-day course is intended for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities. The SSSTS training course is designed for team leaders, foremen, gangers, first line managers and supervisors with supervisory responsibilities and a need to understand their legal duties.
Who should attend:
Through an understanding of legal responsibilities supervisors can better contribute to the instruction, supervision and monitoring of safety on site. The SSSTS course is an ideal foundation for attaining a basic understanding of health & safety duties and responsibilities for junior management in construction work.
Of all the industries in the United Kingdom, the construction industry is the largest. There can also be a great deal of danger involved in the construction industry, if proper rules and regulations are not followed, so there is a need for employees to be trained in health and safety.
Why is this training important?
This training course is also specific to the construction Industry and the recognised standard of training required to work within the construction Industry.
An introduction to health and safety, welfare and environmental issues for supervisors requiring an understanding of the legal responsibilities relevant to their work in safely managing a construction site.
An understanding of the occupational health problems within the construction industry and what is expected of site supervisors.
- An understanding of how health and safety law is structured.
- Identifying how their supervisory role links in with the site manager’s role in controlling site safety.
- How to carry out risk assessments and understanding the need for method statements.
- A basic understanding of fire prevention & control, control of hazardous substances, construction design management regulations (CDM), working at height, personal protective equipment (PPE), manual handling, accidents and first aid.
- Carrying out site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefingsUnderstanding and appreciating the need for proactive and reactive monitoring.
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