Health and Safety Awareness for Managers and Supervisors
The construction industry accounts for more than a quarter of all work-related deaths and over 4,000 major injuries every year.
For this reason health and safety continues to be at the forefront of the industry's agenda and is central to the drive to qualify the construction workforce.
Course objectives/key benefits
To provide those attending the course with the relevant knowledge and understanding that will enable them to carry out the management of health and safety within their respective organisations/workplaces. This includes;
- Raising general awareness of health and safety legislation
- Ensuring recognition of skills, competence and qualifications
- Raising the general quality of workmanship on site
- Improving health and safety awareness across the industry
- Ensuring employers have a competent and safe labour force
PLEASE NOTE: This course can be undertaken 'on-site' at the delegates' premises. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or email@example.com for further details.
Who is the course aimed at?
Anyone involved in, or is likely to become involved in the management or supervision of health and safety within an organisation/workplace.
PLEASE NOTE: SWAAT also offer a general health and safety for operatives course.
There are no entry or pre-requisite requirements
- Basic knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
- Other relevant Regulations
- Approved Codes of Practice and Guidance with specific relevance to construction work
- Health and Safety methodology
- Risk assessment and awareness of potential hazards/dangers
- manual handling
- working at height
- exposure to noise and vibration
- use of hand-held tools.
Specific topic areas including;
Although there is no formal assessment a question paper related to general health and safety is given to each candidate to complete at the end of the course.
SWAAT Certificate in the Supervision and Management of Health and Safety
Candidates will be provided with a training pack
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