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CITB Safety Awareness - 1 Day Training Course

worksafe.jpgThe CITB Site Safety Plus 1-Day Health Safety Awareness course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter the construction or civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce.

The course will help them understand the site hazards that they will face on a daily basis.

Course Aim

The course provides a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others. 

The course will explain what their employers duties are and what should be done if they think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

Who Should Attend

The course is suitable for all employees who would like to increase their health and safety awareness.

Content of Course

  • General responsibilities
  • Accident prevention & reporting
  • Health & welfare
  • Manual handling
  • Work at height
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Emergency procedures and first aid
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Hazardous substances
  • Electrical safety
  • Hand held equipment and tools
  • Noise and vibration
  • Excavations & confined space
  • Site transport safety
  • Safety signs and signals
  • Examination

Course Objectives

To ensure that individual responsibilities are understood:

  • Why they are carrying out their identified duties
  • What is expected of them
  • To ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace

At the end of the course 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
  • Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

Examination Information

The method of assessment is by multiple choice questions at the end of the course as well as being expected to participate during the course.

The CITB identify this course as the starting point for obtaining a basic understanding of health and safety duties and responsibilities and becoming aware of hazards and risk on site. Upon successful completion of the course a natural progression would be the Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme Course (SSSTS – 2 days).

Duration of Course

1 Day - Trainer Led Learning

Contact us to request information on rates and availability on this course.