IOSH Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Workers Course

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IOSH Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Workers Course

Course Overview: 

This I day course supports learners wishing to gain the Green Labourers Card
There are 5 topics covered on , Setting the Scene, Local Law and Enforcement, General Site Safety, High-Risk Activities and Health.
Aimed at anyone who is related with construction activities in any sector or looking to move into construction in the future.
Learners gaining this qualification will know that safety is the responsibility of everyone on a construction site and will recognise the consequences of failing to act safely.

Course Delivery: 

Course Content:

Unit ONE – Setting the Scene

The importance of Health and Safety on a construction site
Understanding why Health and Safety is a positive
Unit TWO – Local Law and Enforcement

The basics of health, safety, and environmental law
The key principles of legal requirements of local laws for construction work

Unit THREE – General Site Safety

Mitigating risk on construction sites
Types of PPE used on a construction site
Safety signs used on a construction site
Welfare arrangements on a construction site
Types of work and plants equipment
Emergency and first aid procedures
Fire procedures
Accidents and near misses

Unit FOUR – High-Risk Activities

How to manage lifting operations safely
Excavation risks
Confined spaces
Underground and overhead services
Key issues when working at height

Unit FIVE – Health

Mental health
Asbestos
Lead
Vibration
Noise
Manual handling
Hazardous substances
Drugs and alcohol

Additional Information: 

How Long Will It Take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 6 hours and 30 minutes of guided learning, with an additional 30 minutes to complete end of session assessment paper. A total of 7

Assessment Method

Learners are required to take one of two standard assessments under examination conditions.
The assessment consists of 25 questions in a variety of formats.
The minimum pass mark is 21 from a possible 25 questions

Learning Aims

To give learners an understanding of everyone’s, health, safety, and environmental responsibilities on a construction site.
To enable learners to recognise how they can improve health, safety, and environmental responsibilities on a construction site.
To ensure that learners clearly understand their health and safety responsibilities.

COURSE FEE £120 vat exempt

Delivered most Fridays at our GCS Training Centre, 1 and 2 Jubilee Court, Fforestfach Swansea SA5 4HB
Telephone 01792 284400 or email Amanda.peploe-williams@gcs.ac.uk

Contact: 

01792 284400


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