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CITB - Health and Safety Awareness Course

Course Snapshot

  • Max No. Delegates 20
  • Validity 60 Months
  • Price including cerficate £125.00

Additional Course Notes

Course fees 
£75.75 + £49.25 Book and certificate fee
Start date Duration Location Status Price Select
23/01/2019 - 08:30 1 Day Plymouth AVAILABILITY £125.00 BOOK
05/02/2019 - 08:30 1 Day Cullompton AVAILABILITY £125.00 BOOK
28/03/2019 - 08:30 1 Day Plymouth AVAILABILITY £125.00 BOOK

Course Aims

The course aims to ensure that individual responsibilities are understood:

  • Why they are carrying out their identified duties
  • What is expected of them
  • To ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace
At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the need to prevent accidents
  • Have an understanding of health and safety law
  • Identify how their role fits into the control and management of the site
  • Understand the need for risk assessments and method statements
  • Appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sure
  • Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

Course Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications or experience are necessary.

Literacy and language comprehension are important requirements on all courses.

Any physical impairment or literacy issues should be discussed with LTC Training Services prior to making a booking so we can best accommodate your needs.

Course Content

  • Introductions and objectives
  • General responsibilities
  • Accident prevention and reporting
  • Health and welfare introduced
  • Respiratory risks
  • Manual handling
  • Work at height
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Emergency procedures and First Aid
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Hazardous substances
  • Electrical safety and hand-held tools and equipment
  • Noise and vibration
  • Site transport safety
  • Excavations and confined spaces
  • Safety signs and signals

Who will benefit

This course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce, to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work, on site.

It provides a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, outlines the employer’s duties and explains what should be done if the worker thinks that anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk. The course is an ideal foundation for those wishing to obtain an industry accreditation card.