Health & Safety AwarenessFebruary 28, 2023 2023-10-13 10:12
Health & Safety Awareness
Health & Safety Awareness
The CITB‘s Health & Safety Awareness course is part of their Site Safety Plus training scheme, and is considered an essential introductory course for those new to the construction industry. The course highlights the potential hazards workers may be faced with on-site and provides practical advice on health and safety.
If you’re looking for a Health & Safety Awareness course in Bournemouth or other areas in the South of England, then look no further. We regularly hold open HSA courses at our training office in Poole, Dorset. Alternatively, we can come to you to deliver the HSA course on-site or nearby in areas including but not limited to Southampton, Portsmouth, London, Weymouth, Dorchester, Plymouth, the Isle of Wight, Yeovil and Exeter.
For more information or to book your HSA course, get in touch to speak to one of our friendly and knowledgeable team members.
Who is the Health & Safety Awareness course for?
This Site Safety Plus course is for you if you’re considering or are already working in the construction and civil engineering industry.
HSA Course Length
HSA Course Overview
The CITB Health and Safety Awareness course highlights potential hazards when working on a construction site and provides practical advice on keeping yourself and your colleagues safe.
It covers your individual and employer’s responsibilities, including what you can do if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.
This course provides health and safety awareness and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site.
HSA Course Benefits
Upon completion of the course you will have an understanding of:
- The need to prevent accidents
- Health and safety law
- How your role fits into the control and management of the site
- Risk assessments and method statements
- Performing safely and asking for advice
- How to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident
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.
HSA Course Content
- The individual responsibility of construction workers for their own safety and the safety of others
- Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
- How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
- Legal requirements and liabilities
- Working at height
- Manual Handling
- Fire prevention
- Work equipment
- Occupational Health