What to expect from this course
Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs.
So Health & Safety is a significant concern. The government, employers and workers all have an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents and preventing ill-health at work.
This course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry and can be used as part of their induction process or as preparation for the online accredited exam. Whilst this course, Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction environment provides you with a qualification in its own right, it can also form part of your CSCS green card application.
The course starts with an introduction to the legal aspects of health and safety before covering the basics of risk assessment and safe working practices. It then goes into detail to cover the most common hazards encountered in construction environments from Working at Height and Respiratory Hazards to electrical and chemical hazards.
The course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry.
The course can be used as part of a company induction process. It can also be used to aid in preparation for the level 1 award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
For more detailed information on key health and safety issues we offer a wide range of courses including Manual Handling, Electrical Safety, COSHH, Working at Height, Risk
Assessment and many more.
Course content includes:
Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
Plant, Machinery and Noise
Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards
Vehicles, PPE and General Safety
Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card
Approximately 2 hours but you can spend as little or as much time on each subject as you wish, and go forward or back through the course at any time.
This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Study at your own pace and log in and out as often as you wish.
Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features.
Allows you to work at your own pace, testing your knowledge as you progress through the course.
Assessment is by a short multiple choice end of course test, on successful completion of which a certificate can be downloaded.