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CITB Health and Safety Awareness

CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course

The 1 Day CITB Health and Safety Awareness course is for those who have entered or are about to enter the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce, to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work on site. It is suitable for those who require the CSCS Green Labourer Card to get on a construction site.

The Site Safety Plus CITB health and safety awareness course provides a practical summary of safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employers duties are and what should be done if they think safety and health is being put at risk.

Aims & Objectives of the HSA Course

The aims and objectives of the 1-Day CITB SSP Health and Safety Awareness course are 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

To ensure that the end of the CITB health and safety in construction course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the need to prevent accidents
  • Have an understanding of the 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

HSA Course Content

The units that are covered during the training are:

  • Everyday Responsibilities
  • Reporting and Preventing Accidents
  • An Introduction to Health and Welfare
  • Working At Height
  • Manual Handling
  • (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment
  • First Aid and Emergency Procedures
  • Control and Prevention of Fire
  • Electrical Safety
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Handheld Tools and Equipment
  • Safety with Site Transport
  • Vibration and Noise
  • Confined Spaces and Excavation
  • Environmental Awareness