Medway Safety Training Courses

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Construction Safety for Managers & Supervisors

This course provides an overview of the main hazards, precautionary measures and legal requirements in relation to the construction industry. The course is suited to supervisory and management personnel.


To provide participants with a greater awareness and understanding of the legislation and hazards associated with the construction industry and the typical control measures adopted.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the training, successful candidates should have the knowledge and understanding of:

estimated annual cost to society through accidents and ill health is £11 to £16 billion The significant legislation and how that affects the activities of the business
25 million working days are lost annually The needs for, and factors involved in, the provision and maintenance of 'safe places of work relating to the construction industry'.
25000 people are forced to give up work through injury Recognise the significant hazards associated with construction activities and the implementation of safe systems of work..
Uninsured losses amount to £315 per employee Understand the requirements for working safely.

Outline Programme

The course includes sessions on:

On-site investigation Legislation
- Health & Safety at Work Act
- Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
- Construction (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations
- Construction (Design & Management) Regulations
Taking of witness statements Working at Height
Gathering of evidence, measurements, photographs Method Statements
Gathering of evidence, measurements, photographs Permits to Work
Collation of supporting documentation Lifting Operations
Gathering of evidence, measurements, photographs Protecting the Public
Gathering of evidence, measurements, photographs Electrical Hazards
Gathering of evidence, measurements, photographs Mobile Equipment on Construction Sites

Course Duration

1 day, 09:30 - 1630

No. of Attendees:

Maximum of 12

Please telephone for more information.