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Mon 29th Apr 2019 ⭐
SMSTS Site Management Safety Training Course
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This CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) This course is designed for site managers, agents and persons who are, or are about to be, responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff.The course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures, and adequate c...
Who Should Attend?
AimsTo help site managers to:Manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions, and within the context of their managementDevelop an understanding of responsibility and accountability for site health, safety and welfareRecognise that a safe site is efficient, economical and productive ObjectivesAt the end of the period of training, delegates will be aware of, and able to implement or state:All health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them during their daily workNew guidance and industry best practiceTheir duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment.
Entry requirementsDelegates should hold or be about to hold the role of a manager. Delegates must be competent in English at site management level.
- Content of the SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme):-Module 11. Health and safety lawDescribe the purpose of health and safety legislation and the different legislative requirements that must be followed to ensure this is achieved.2. The Health and Safety at Work etc. ActDescribe the legal duties of the employer
- self-employed and
- to a lesser extent
- to promote health and safety awareness and effective standards of safety management by every employer.3. Construction (Design and Management) RegulationsDescribe the CDM Regulations that cover the management of health
- safety and welfare on construction projects. Identify what they are about
- what they require
- what needs to be done and by whom.4. Health and safety policiesDescribe the key principles of a health and safety policy and the organisations arrangements for putting those policies in place. Describe the key benefits of the policy
- what it should contain and how it should be used.5. Risk assessments and method statementsDescribe the importance of risk assessments in ensuring a reduction in workplace accidents. Identify the requirements of risk assessments and method statements to be suitable and proportionate to the site-specific risks
- fully understood and appreciated by the workforce.6. Induction and trainingDescribe the legal requirements for the provision of information and ensure it is tailored for the audience
- understood by the audience and specific to the site. Meet the needs of employee training to maintain competence on site.7. Effective communicationDescribe the importance of good communication on site with all employees
- particularly during site induction
- and ensuring critical information is conveyed.8. Leaderships and worker engagementDescribe the principles of leadership and worker engagement to influence good working practices on site.9. Inspection and auditDescribe the importance of accurately measuring
- monitoring and reporting on health and safety within the workplace. Use reliable information to show health and safety risks are being managed.10. Statutory forms
- notices and registersIdentify the statutory and non- statutory forms
- signs and registers used within the building and construction industry and the keeping of records and other details.11. Accident prevention
- reporting and investigationDescribe why accidents happen
- the human factors
- impacts and preventative measures required
- including reporting and follow through. Identify the factors to consider when developing construction phase plans
- safe systems of work
- assessing risk
- undertaking site inspections and daily health and safety management.Module 21. Management of healthDescribe the importance of sustaining good health in the workforce and how to plan and maintain suitable practices to prevent the high costs that work-related ill health causes.2. Welfare facilitiesDescribe the importance of providing suitable welfare facilities and ensure they comply with the CDM Regulations.3. Stress and mental health at workDescribe the importance of a positive approach to managing mental health issues and reducing the costs to industry.4. Drugs and alcoholIdentify
- manage and support individuals affected by drugs and alcohol and understand the legal framework that regulates it.5. Control of substances hazardous to healthDescribe the importance of protecting the workforce from exposure to hazardous substances.6. LeadDescribe the implications of lead in buildings
- its effect
- and control.7. AsbestosDescribe the risks asbestos poses to health
- and the legal requirements required to manage that risk.8. Dust and fumesDescribe the risks posed by inhalation of airborne particles
- how to minimise that risk and protect the workforce.9. NoiseDescribe the risks that excess noise can place on the employee and the surrounding area
- and how to mitigate and manage that risk.10. VibrationDescribe how exposure to vibration can have serious health risks. Describe how to assess and control the risk of vibration through control methods.11. Manual handlingDescribe how to reduce the risk of injury within the workforce
- taking into account the task
- environment and control measures.Module 31. Site organisationDescribe the requirements to be considered when setting out a construction site.2. Fire prevention and control. Dangerous substancesDefine correct fire planning and dangerous substance control
- including safe handling and storage. Ensure procedures are in place to manage hazards and risks.3. Electrical safetyDescribe the dangers of working on or near to live electrical circuits. Ensure good working practices are in place.4. Temporary worksDescribe the requirement to manage temporary works and ensure they are planned
- maintained and removed appropriately.5. Plant and work equipmentDescribe the importance of control and management of plant and equipment on site. Ensure effective planning
- risk assessment
- training and maintenance are undertaken.6. Mobile plant and vehiclesDescribe effective planning and control of mobile plant and vehicles. Describe the legal obligations of working with mobile plant on site.7. Lifting operations and equipmentDescribe the legal requirements for lifting operations
- equipment and accessories and the steps required to ensure risks are mitigated
- planning is undertaken (including selection of equipment) and the correct training and maintenance obligations are met safely and efficiently.8. Mobile workforce and driver safetyDescribe the legal framework and guidance that supports the management of health and safety for mobile
- lone and out of hours workers
- and the potential risks and how to control them.Module 41. Work at Height RegulationsDescribe the risks surrounding working at height and the plans that must be in place to ensure safety.2. Safe working at heightDescribe the risks that exist from working from height (such as working platforms
- flat and pitched roofs and any work being done near fragile materials
- holes and roof edges).3. Common access equipmentDescribe the health and safety requirements when selecting and using common forms of access equipment.4. ScaffoldingDescribe the key safety issues that relate to the use of scaffolds
- how to manage scaffolding operations and how to assess suitability of erected scaffolds.5. Fall arrest and suspension equipmentDescribe the importance of fall arrest and suspension equipment.6. ExcavationsDescribe the importance of planning excavations and a safe working practice considering all the elements of the excavation.7. Underground and overhead servicesDescribe the risk factors of working with underground and overhead services
- including how to plan the work and manage risk.8. Confined spacesDescribe what a confined space is
- how to risk assess it and how to work safely..
Start 8.30am finish 4pm
The venue is opposite Romford Bus Garage, There is limited spaces in the rear car park and there is street parking with meter charge. Lunch and refreshments are provided.
Training venue location and streetview links can be found at the top of this page.
ConstructionSkills Site Safety Plus 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..
Exam detailsThe examination paper is compulsory and consists of 25 questions, selected by CITB, covering all aspects of the course.Assessment of Execises.. The examination pass mark is 80% (28 out of 35).The paper consists of 20 multiple choice questions and 5 short written questions. There are 5 safety critical questions in each exam paper. The delegate must get all 5 of these questions correct to pass the exam. The multiple choice questions are worth 1 point each, whilst written questions can score between 1-3 marks.The exam paper forms part of the overall assessment as to whether or not the delegate has successfully achieved the Construction Site Managers Safety Certificate, and demonstrated both knowledge of the relevant statutory provisions and the application of management, in respect of health and safety issues.
The CITB offer a grant to eligible employers that are members of the CITB which will save you money on your training.
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