Health and Safety Awareness (HSA)
Accredited by: CITB/BSC/ETA
This Site Safety Plus course is for you considering, or already, working within the construction and civil engineering industry.
This course highlights potential hazards when working on site and provides practical advice on keeping yourself and colleagues safe. It covers your individual and employer’s responsibilities, including what you can do if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.
At the end of this course, you will have an understanding of:
- The need to prevent accidents
- Health and safety law
- How your role fits into the control and management of the site
- Risk assessments and method statements
- Performing safely and asking for advice
- How to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident
This one -day Health and Safety Awareness (HSA) course is designed to aid the understanding of potential hazards the construction worker may face on site.
It provides a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. It identifies the delegate’s 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 site card.
It is also an alternative route to the QCF Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a construction environment for the CSCS Labourer Card.
The course provides health and safety awareness and is endorsed by Building UK as standard training for all operatives in site.
- To ensure the individual responsibilities of the worker are understood
- Why they are carrying out their identified duties
- What is expected of them
- How to contribute to the safety of the workplace
Delegates must be competent in English at an operative level. The course content is suited to all ability levels.
Assessment will be by multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. Delegates are also expected to actively participate during the course.
The minimum number of delegates per course is three. The maximum number of delegates per course is 20.
Course Duration and Attendance
This is a one-day course. Delegates are required to complete the full day (7.5 hours) to be eligible for certification
Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the course before the expiry date.
► 1 day
► £95 + VAT
► 5 Years