Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) ETA Awards Approved Course Description Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs. So Health & Safety is a significant concern. The government, employers and workers all have an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents and preventing ill-health at work.
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.
Learning Objectives By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Understand the importance of Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
• Define the Health and Safety Legislation and its impact on the work environment.
• Identify risk assessments and safer working practices in regard to hazards in a construction environment.
• Explain the consequences of failure of compliance.
• Prepare for CSCS green card assessment.
Target Audience The course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry. Advantages 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.