Every manager needs an understanding of their safety and health responsibilities
Worldwide, 60,000 workers die on construction sites every year. The annual financial cost for businesses of accidents, illness and deaths is over £2 trillion. The good news is that up to 70 per cent of accidents can be prevented by good standards of management.
IOSH’s globally-delivered Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers course provides essential knowledge for anyone who oversees or manages safety, health and environmental risks associated with construction activities.
The course provides a step-by-step guide to understanding and managing the risks. Keeping your business healthy and safe with an effective training programme will enable you to reduce the cost of accidents and illness by up to 40 per cent.
Who the course is for
Anyone who oversees or manages safety, health and environmental risks associated with construction activities.
Remember, it is your responsibility to provide your staff with the training to ensure your site is fully compliant with safety, health and environmental regulations.
What the course covers
- Local law and enforcement
- Preparing for work
- General management of the site, workers and contractors including for example:
- the importance of method statements
- the use of permits to work.
- The importance of managing environmental aspects and impacts related to construction projects
- Principles underpinning effective construction design and management
- The key issues and control of working at height including for example:
- plans and risk assessments
- roofs and fragile surfaces
- working platforms and ladders
- management, use and stability of scaffolds
- fall arrest and suspension equipment.
- Site requirements for the welfare of construction workers on site
What employers will get
- Globally-recognised and respected certificated training for their managers and supervisors
- Peace of mind offered by training that’s designed and quality-assured by the Chartered body for safety and health professionals
- A course that can be delivered in time-slots that suit the business
- Fewer hours lost due to sickness and accidents, resulting in greater productivity
- Improved, company-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation for safety measures
- Proactive staff involvement to improve the workplace
- Enhanced reputation within the supply chain
Register your interest
Are you interested in delivering Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers? Fill in the form to enquire or visit the IOSH trainer network area. By submitting your details you are agreeing to be contacted by IOSH at a later date with further updates on the course.
If you would like to book onto a course, check our Course Calendar regularly as it will be updated on a daily basis once training providers have set their dates.