1-day Health & Safety Awareness (HSA)
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Duration: 1 day
Required Equipment: None
CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate of Attendance
Overview: This CITB Health and Safety Awareness course is for those who work, or are about to work in the construction or civil engineering industry to understand and detect potential hazards they face on site.
The course fee includes registration, certification, refreshments throughout the day, lunch, parking & a Paper copy of the GE707 SSP publication.
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What is Health and Safety Awareness Training?
Heath and safety awareness training is designed to give your employees the knowledge they need to spot potential hazards in the workplace. The training is designed for those new to the construction and engineering environment, who do not have the experience to recognise issues which may occur. It is also for those who have the experience, but no formal qualification to prove their skills.
The training is designed to teach delegates how to prevent workplace accidents, how to understand health and safety law, and how their role fits in with managing workplace safety.
What Does a Health and Safety Awareness Course Involve?
- General Responsibilities
- Accident Prevention and Reporting
- Health and Welfare Introduced
- Manual Handling
- Working at Height
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Emergency Procedures and First Aid
- Fire Prevention and Control
- Hazardous Substances
- Electrical Safety
- Hand-held Equipment and Tools
- Noise and Vibration
- Site Transport Safety
- Excavations and Confined Spaces
Why is Health and Safety Awareness Important?
Managing health and safety is vital to the smooth running of any constrution or engineering company. There are also many health and safety laws which must be followed. Failure to do so can result in fines and proscution. Companies also have a duty to protect not just their employees. But also any member of the public who comes into contact with the business.
Health and safety awareness training is how you can keep your staff safe, while empowering them with the knowledge to constantly improve the standards of safety in your workplace.
How Long Does a HSA Certificate Last?
A health and safety awareness certificate lasts for a period of 5 years. If your accreditation is about to expire you will be required required to attend a refresher course.
How Much is a Health and Safety Awareness Course?
Our one day HSA course costs £130 excluding VAT.
- Health and Safety at Work Act etc.
This CITB Health and Safety Awareness course will ensure that the delegate will be able to understand the need to prevent accidents and has an understanding of health and safety law. They will be able to identify how their role fits into the control and management of the site and understand their responsibilities concerning health and safety.
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The course was demonstrated very well and was easily understood and informative.
Steve was great, kept the learning exciting and not laborious.
Really good teacher, delivered the info in a clear manner.
Thank you - will deffo use your other services! Steve Wallace is a great guy and tutor and presents really well. Makes learning easy.
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