Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card)

£75.00

Health & Safety is a significant concern. Everyone has an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents at work. Failure to meet the requirements of Health and Safety regulations carries serious consequences so understanding these requirements is vital. This course is aimed at those starting out in the construction industry and provides an introduction to some of the key aspects of health and safety on and around construction sites. It can be taken along with the accredited exam to provide you with a recognised qualification that can form part of your CSCS card application.

Description

ETA Awards Approved

Course Description
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.

Course Contents

  • Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
  • Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
  • Manual handling
  • Plant, Machinery and Noise
  • Respiratory Risks
  • Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
  • Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards
  • Vehicles, PPE and General Safety
  • Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
  • Define the Health and Safety Legislation and its impact on the work environment.
  • Identify risk assessments and safer working practices in regard to hazards in a construction
    environment.
  • Explain the consequences of failure of compliance.
  • Prepare for CSCS green card assessment.

Target Audience
The course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry.

Advantages
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.

Further Progression
For more detailed information on key health and safety issues we offer a wide range of courses
including Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling, Electrical Safety, COSHH, Working at Height, Risk
Assessment and many more.

Recommended System Requirements
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• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+

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