Overview/Who Should Attend
This one-day course is designed to aid the
understanding of potential hazards the construction worker may face on site.
It provides a practical summary of health, safety,
welfare and environmental issues, identifying the delegate’s responsibility for
looking after themselves and others; outlining the employer’s duties; and
explaining what should be done if the worker thinks that anyone’s health and
safety is being put at risk.
The course is an ideal foundation for those wishing
to obtain an industry accreditation card.
This course is also an alternative route to the QCF
Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment for the CSCS
The HSA course provides health and safety awareness
and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site.
must be competent in English at operative level. The course content is suited
to all ability levels.
To ensure the individual responsibilities are
- why they are carrying out
their identified duties
- what is expected of them
- how they contribute to
the safety of the workplace
At the end of the day delegates will be able
- understand the need to
- have an understanding of
health and safety law
- identify how their role
fits into the control and management of the site
- understand the need for
risk assessments and method statements
- appreciate the need to
perform safely, and to stop and ask for advice if not sure
- report unsafe acts to
prevent an accident.