IOSH Managing Safely in Construction






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IOSH Managing Safely in Construction

Purpose of the course:

IOSH Managing Safely in Construction will ensure that legal requirements of Health and Safety, including the role and function of the Health and Safety Enforcement Authorities are appreciated and understood.

It will ensure that management are fully aware of their own and the company's role in the correct provision for Health and Safety at work.

It will provide management with a practical appreciation of what is meant by a safe system of work and will enable management to carry out a comprehensive Safety Audit on returning to work, undertake Risk Assessments and introduce appropriate Hazard Controls.

Course duration: 4-days

Course Description:

IOSH Managing Safely in Construction has been developed by Phoenix Training Solutions Ltd and has been tailored to the Construction Industry. This course will increase participants' understanding of health and safety standards and international best practice in this environment.

This IOSH Managing Safely in Construction course is a highly participative course which will provide Tutor-led discussions, case studies, exercises, and videos which are contextualised to the working environment.

Day 1

  • Overview of Safety in the UK
  • Legal, Moral and Financial reasons for safety management
  • Introduction to UK Health & Safety Regulations & Enforcement
  • Health, Safety and the Manager
  • Safe Systems of Work (including Permit to Work and Job Method Statements)

Day 2

  • Scaffolding, Mobile Towers, Loading Platforms and Working at height
  • Lifting Equipment and Moving Loads
  • Risk Assessment and Controlling Hazards
  • Welfare on site, Material Handling, Powered Industrial Trucks and Lifting Equipment

Day 3

  • Managing risks to health
  • Hazardous substances, Noise and vibration, Heat and Manual handling
  • Site traffic and Movement of people on site
  • Monitoring safety - proactive / reactive
  • Emergency Planning
  • Protecting the Environment 

Day 4

  • Communication, Training and Tool Box Talks
  • Electricity
  • Fire & Hot Work
  • Confined Spaces
  • Excavations and Trench Work
  • Concrete & Formwork
  • Accident Investigation (Communication & Interviewing)
  • Finding & Applying Standards (Local Regulations)
  • IOSH Managing Safely in Construction Assessment Project and Question Paper





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