Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

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Course Overview

This course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry and can be used as part of their induction process or as preparation for the online accredited exam. Whilst this course, Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction environment provides you with a qualification in its own right, it can also form part of your CSCS green card application.

The course starts with an introduction to the legal aspects of health and safety before covering the basics of risk assessment and safe working practices. It then goes into detail to cover the most common hazards encountered in construction environments from Working at Height and Respiratory Hazards to electrical and chemical hazards.

Target Audience
The course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry.

The course can be used as part of a company induction process. It can also be used to aid in preparation for the level 1 award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

Further Progression
For more detailed information on key health and safety issues we offer a wide range of courses including Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling, Electrical Safety, COSHH, Working at Height, Risk Assessment and many more.

Course Content

This course has a required passrate of 70% and a duration of at least 120 minutes.

  1. Introduction
  2. Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
  3. Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
  4. Manual handling
  5. Plant, Machinery and Noise
  6. Respiratory Risks
  7. Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
  8. Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards
  9. Vehicles, PPE and General Safety
  10. Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card

System Requirements

An up-to-date web browser
Up to date video drivers and media players
Memory of at least 1Gb RAM
Broadband download speed of at least 3Mbps

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