Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Health and Safety Training Courses

Highfield Level 1 Award In
Health and Safety Within a construction environment (RQF)

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Book an Ofqual Regulated course with us, and receive a FREE CPD accredited training course!

 £135.00 pp

 Includes the Health, Safety, Environment Test For Operatives and Specialists book or DVD by CITB!

Health, Safety, Environment Test For Operatives and Specialists book by CITB
  • Face to Face: One day course + time for self-study required
  • This course is supported by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)
  • This course is designed to give learners a route to applying for the Green Labourer CSCS Card

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Health and Safety within a Construction Environment

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Upcoming Dates: Virtual Classroom Training

Sorry, this course is currently not available via virtual classroom. Would you like to do this course virtually? Contact us to arrange this!

Benefits of this course:

  • In 2018/19, 1.4 million people suffered from a work-related illness
  • They have a much higher rate of work-related ill-health than those working in many other industries
  • Construction workers have the highest rate of musculoskeletal disorders compared to other occupations
  • This course develops learners’ knowledge and understanding of health and safety in a construction environment so they can work safely on a construction site
  • Those who successfully complete this Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment and have completed the CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test within the last 2 years can then apply for a Green Labourer CSCS card.

Course Contents

  • The purpose of a risk assessment
  • The purpose of a method statement
  • The legal requirements of risk assessments and method statements
  • The common causes of work-related fatalities and injuries
  • The implications of not preventing accidents and ill-health at work
  • Health and safety definitions
  • Hazards and potential risks of a a range of situations
  • The importance of reporting accidents and near misses
  • Accident reporting procedures
  • Risk assessments and dynamic risk assessments
  • The reasons for using safe manual handling in the workplace
  • The employees' responsibilities under current legislation and official guidance in relation to manual handling in the workplace
  • The procedures for safe manual handling
  • Working at height
  • Employees' legal responsibilities in relation to working at height
  • Potential hazards when working at height
  • Controlling risks and hazards while working at height
  • Regulations regarding working at height
  • COSHH: substances hazardous to health
  • Common risks to health within a construction environment
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Asbestos
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Working around plant and equipment safely

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Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification

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Our Health And Safety In A Construction Environment Training Course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by Highfields Qualifications.

This course leads to the obtainment of the CSCS labour card, allowing workers to work on construction sites.

The Ofqual Register number for this course is 603/2442/9