CITB Site supervisor safety training scheme (SSSTS 2 days)
*This course can be held remotely upon request*
Duration: 2 Days
Who Should Attend?
This two – day course is intended for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities. It provides supervisors with an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental 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.
Aims & Objectives
The course aims to ensure that all those given supervisory responsibilities understand:
- Why they are carrying out their identified duties
- What is expected of them
- To ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace
At the end of the course Delegates will be able to:
- Understand the problems of the industry
- Have an understanding of how health and safety law is structured and how it applies to supervisors
- Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling the site safety
- Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements
- Carry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
- Be able to monitor site activities effectively
- Understand the importance of timely intervention when bad practice is identified
How Is The Course Assessed?
The method off assessment will be by multiple – choice questions at the end of the course as well as being expected to be interactive during the course.
- Health & Safety at Work Act/ Order
- Health and Safety Regulations
- Approved Code of Practices
The course is endorsed by the United Kingdom Contractors Group as the standard training for all supervisors working on sites.
This course is an ideal foundation for obtaining a basic, understanding of health and safety duties and responsibilities for junior management, and upon successful completion of this course, a natural progression would be the five – day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course.