CITB Health And Safety Awareness

February 14, 2019

Please reload

  • LSS_Logo_White
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Google+ Social Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon

© 2017 by Logic SHE Solutions

T: 0117 957 5154

E: info@logicshesolutions.co.uk

A: 9 Soundwell Road, Bristol, BS16 4QG

CITB Health And Safety Awareness

Price: £120 +VAT

Duration: 1 day

Publications:

Safe Start Health, safety and environment handbook GE 707 - Included in price

Maximum Delegates: 20

Minimum Delegates: 3

Introduction

This one-day course is designed to aid the understanding of potential hazards the construction worker may face on site.

It provides a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, identifying the delegate’s responsibility for looking after themselves and others; outlining the employer’s duties; and explaining what should be done if the worker thinks that anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

The course is an ideal foundation for those wishing to obtain an industry accreditation card.

This course is also an alternative route to the QCF Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment for the CSCS Labourer Card.

The HSA course provides health and safety awareness and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site.

Aims:

To ensure the individual responsibilities are understood:

  • why they are carrying out their identified duties

  • what is expected of them

  • how they contribute to the safety of the workplace

Objectives:

At the end of the day delegates will be able to:

  • understand the need to prevent accidents

  • have an understanding of health and safety law

  • identify how their role fits into the control and management of the site

  • understand the need for risk assessments and method statements

  • appreciate the need to perform safely, and to stop and ask for advice if not sure

  • report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

Assessment:

Assessment will be by multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. Delegates are also expected to actively participate during the course.

Exam paper:

The examination paper consists of 25 multiple-choice questions selected by CITB.

The examination pass mark is 80% (20 out of 25).

There are 3 safety critical questions in each exam paper. All 3 of these questions must be correct to pass the exam.

Course structure:

Module 1

  1. Legal and general responsibilities

  2. Accident and ill health. Prevention and recording 

 

Module 2

  1.  Health and welfare

  2. First aid and emergency  

  3. PPE  

  4. Asbestos  

  5. Respiratory hazards 

  6. Noise and vibration

  7. Hazardous substances 

  8. Manual handling

 

Module 3

  1. Safety signs 

  2. Fire prevention and control 

  3. Electrical safety, tools and equipment 

  4. Site transport safety 

  5. Lifting operations and equipment

 

Module 4

  1. Working at height  

  2. Excavations 

  3. Confined spaces

 

Module 5

  1. Environmental awareness  

  2. Pollution 

  3. Waste materials 

  4. Nuisance

 

Qualifications/certification:

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the course before the expiry date.

Meet Your CITB Trainers

Micky has spent the past 57 years in the construction industry from all levels between working on site on the tools, to supervisory and later on to project management. 18 of these years have been as a Safety & Training Manager.

Safety Manager

Micky Rusz

Having started his career as a safety adviser with SSC Ltd where he worked his way up to Senior Safety Manager, Brian has also worked in safety management for DJ Construction (Group Safety Manager), Balfour Beatty (Capital Projects Safety Manager) and BCJV (Project Safety Manager).

 

He has also worked with AMEC, Tarmac, Laing Construction, CEGB and Delta Engineering). With over 20 years’ experience working with health, safety and environment issues in the construction industry, Brian founded Logic in 2001.

 

His expertise has led to many significant achievements with the industry including winning the Building Industry’s Integrated Project Safety Award on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions in 2004 and 2005.

Managing Director & Consultant

Brian Parish