Safety Courses

We offer a wide range of safety courses, if what you want doesn't appear on the list below then please give us a call as we may still be able to hepl you or your business.

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Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

Project managers, site managers and supervisors as well as proprietors of small to medium sized companies who manage construction works. Client-based personnel would also benefit from attending this course. Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act
  • CDM Regulations 2007
  • Site set-up
  • Risk assessments/method statements
  • Recent changes in accepted working practices
  • Behavioural safety
  • Management of Occupational Health

Candidates will gain qualifications/certification in the Construction Skills Site Safety Plus certificate.

What next?

The next higher level qualification is the NEBOSH Construction Certificate
**The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificate has to be renewed every five years by attending the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher course.

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Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

The two day Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) courses are intended for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities.

  • Gain an understanding of supervisory responsibilities
  • Why they are carrying out their identified duties
  • What is expected of them and
  • To ensure that they contribute to providing a healthy & safe workplace

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the problems of the industry
  • Have an understanding of how health and safety law is structured and how it applies to supervisors
  • Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling the site safely
  • Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements
  • Carry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
  • Be able to monitor site activities effectively
  • Understand the importance of timely intervention when bad practice is identified

What next?

This course is an ideal foundation for obtaining a basic understanding of health and safety duties and responsibilities for junior management. Upon successful completion of this course, a natural progression would be the five-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course.

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Confined Space Entry

Those who are required to enter confined spaces as part of their work and also those who are required to supervise the works, risk assess and compile safe systems of work.

Each delegate will be required to use an escape set as part of the practical session whereby an emergency situation is simulated.

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Fire Marshal Training

This course covers the roles & responsibilities of designated fire marshals. It also gives you the opportunity to learn about the different types of fire extinguisher and how to use them correctly in an actual fire situation.

The course will present an insight into fire regulations and general fire precautions and responsibilities in fire emergency situations. You will also learn how to fight a fire and the types of fire extinguishers suitable for each class of fire.

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Quick Hitch Devices

The course is aimed at excavator operators who are required to use excavators that are fitted with a Quick Hitch Device. It is also suited for supervisors and managers who require an understanding of Quick Hitch Devices.

On completion of the course persons will have the knowledge to enable them to carry out the appropriate checks once an attachment has been fitted which will ensure that the attachment is correctly fitted and secured, be able to identify defects / problems with the Quick Hitch during pre-start inspections and have the ability to carry out routine maintenance.

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Manual Handling

This 6hr course is aimed at those who undertake any manual handling activities i.e. lift, push or pull heavy weights as part of their work. The module introduces students to the hazards of manual handling, the risks and controls available and how to format a Manual Handling risk assessment.

Successful completion of this module will prepare candidates to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of safer methods and tasks in co-operation with their managers and supervisors, with the aim of reducing injuries related to manual handling.

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Abrasive Wheels

The types of persons who would attend an Abrasive Wheels course would be persons who are required to supervise the use of tools which use abrasive wheels, persons who use abrasive wheel tools and also persons who are required to carry out inspections of abrasive wheel tools.

On completion of this course persons will have the knowledge which will enable them to select, mount and inspect an abrasive wheel and the tool to which the wheel would be fitted. They will be able to identify the correct type of abrasive wheel for the task in hand and how to store the wheel. Gain a sufficient level of understanding and knowledge of current legislation covering abrasive wheels and their responsibilities.

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