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Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)


A CITB-approved course which is an ideal, practical foundation for attaining a basic understanding of health and safety duties and responsibilities for supervising in a construction environment. Through an understanding of legal responsibilities, supervisors can better contribute to the instruction, supervision and monitoring of safety on site.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding how health and safety is structured
  • Understanding how your supervisory role fits in with the management structure
  • Understanding how to carry out risk assessments and the need for method statements
  • Understanding how CDM is structured
  • Understanding working at height
  • Understanding PPE and manual handling
  • Understanding accidents, first aid and data protection

Course Content

  • The role of the supervisor
  • Health and safety law
  • Health and safety at work act
  • Health and safety enforcement
  • Safe systems of work
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk assessment / Method statement
  • Principles of prevention / Special considerations
  • Health and safety management / Safety policies
  • Measuring performance / Permit system
  • Noise / Vibration / Respiratory risks / Drugs and alcohol
  • Dermatitis / Asthma / Health monitoring
  • Fire prevention / control and other emergencies /
  • Regulatory reform (fire order) 2006 / Fire prevention / Fire-fighting / Raising the alarm and escape / other emergencies
  • Hazardous substances COSHH
  • Group exercise, Risk assessment and method statement 
  • Presentation skills / Deliver an effective toolbox talk
  • CDM Arrangements of the Regulations, notification, duty holders, competence, CDM Regulation part 4, welfare
  • Working at height
  •  PPE
  •  Manual handling
  • Accidents and first aid, definitions and data protection
Course Dates

Thu 03 Dec 2020

Course Times
Course Cost
£245.00 + VAT per delegate
Course Duration
2 days

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