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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 30 Jul 2020

Thu 27 Aug 2020

Tue 29 Sep 2020

Thu 29 Oct 2020

Thu 03 Dec 2020

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

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