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CITB Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme

Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme

This 2-day CITB SSSTS training course is a Site Safety Plus accredited qualification for construction site supervisors.

Construction skills and construction safety need to go hand in hand and made a priority to encourage improved work skills and reduced accidents and injuries. It is also ideal if you’re looking to take on a supervisory role within the construction industry and to increase your understanding of health and safety.

Who should attend?

The CITB SSSTS course is designed for first line managers looking to continue or take on a supervisory role within the construction industry. The Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme should be attended by construction workers and team leaders with supervisory responsibilities and therefore legal responsibilities.

What’s included in the SSSTS course?

The SSSTS course content focuses on the importance of risk assessments in construction sectors. It also focuses on how to implement control measures on site and how to use communication to ensure a site will remain safe for everyone. The CITB SSSTS course content works on monitoring the control measures and making sure that the work is carried out correctly and follows the advice and guides set out in the risk assessments.

The topics covered in the SSSTS course include:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act, Regulations and the Approved Codes of Practice and Guidance Notes
  • The H&S Legal System
  • Causes, types and the numbers of construction accidents
  • Risk Assessments in all manner of construction circumstances such as:, working at height, demolition, occupational health, fire, electricity, confined spaces and the control of contractors

The SSSTS course provides you with the skills required to identify problem areas found within construction industries. It will help you to understand and appreciate proactive and reactive monitoring. It teaches you how to conduct risk assessments and recognise the importance of method statements. How to understand the way the health and safety laws are structured. Finally, you’ll learn the skills needed to perform on-site inductions, method statement briefs and conduct toolbox talks.

Course Requirements

You must have a good understanding of written and spoken English. Translators are not permitted to attend. If you need to re-sit the exam must do so within 90 days of the original course date at an additional charge.