CITB Site Manager Safety Training Scheme Refresher
Duration: 2 days
Construction site safety - The comprehensive guide (GE700)
Maximum Delegates: 20
Minimum Delegates: 4
The Site Management Safety Training Scheme – Refresher (SMSTS-R) is a two-day course for delegates who have previously passed the full Site management safety training scheme (SMSTS) course or subsequent refresher course, and can provide proof of attendance.
It aims to bring health and safety knowledge up-to-date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The course provides an opportunity to revisit the wide range of topics from the previous five-day course.
The refresher course aims to:
improve awareness of recent developments in construction, legislation and health, safety, welfare and environmental issues
identify measures that will assist the practical implementation of responsibilities established by new legislation, and new working practices
implement new guidance and industry best practice
consolidate their understanding of responsibility and accountability for site health, safety, welfare and the environment.
Module 1 - Legal and management
Health and safety law
The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act
Construction (Design and Management) (CDM) Regulations
Health and safety management systems
Risk assessments and method statements
Induction and training
Leadership and worker engagement
Inspection and audit
Statutory forms, notices and registers
Accident prevention, control, reporting and investigation
Module 2 - Health and welfare
Management of health
Stress and mental health at work
Drugs and alcohol
Control of substances hazardous to health
Dust and fumes
Module 3 - General safety
Fire prevention and control, and dangerous substances
Work equipment and hand-held tools
Mobile work equipment
Lifting operations and equipment
Mobile workforce and driver safety
Module 4 - High risk activities
Work at Height Regulations
Working at height
Common access equipment
Fall arrest and suspension equipment
Underground and overhead services
Trainers may wish to start the course with a What do you know? question paper to establish delegate knowledge levels.
Successful completion of the course requires the delegate to pass an exam paper at the end of the course.
The examination paper consists of 25 questions, selected by CITB, covering all aspects of the course. The exam paper must be taken at the end of the course.
Each paper has:
18 multiple choice questions (each worth one mark)
7 questions in mutli-response or short written answer format (each worth two marks).
The exam pass mark is 81% (26 out of 32).