• An Introduction to Construction Safety (for small contractors and the self-employed)

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    This course is designed for construction contractors, in particular small contractors and the self-employed. It is also suitable for employers and employees working in the construction sector, key duty holders, or those employing small contractors to carry out work.

    The course was developed with the support of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF).


    Course duration: 30 minutes.

    Learning outcomes:

    On successful completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Identify key duties under health and safety legislation
    • Recognise key hazards and risks in construction
    • Understand the consequences of unsafe work practices
    • Source relevant information on construction health and safety, including the Safety Statement

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  • Safety and Health in Construction

    This introductory course aims to help learners to develop an overview of safety and health in construction. It is relevant for those at third level in construction-related disciplines as well as those undertaking apprenticeships in any construction-related areas.

    Course duration: 120 minutes

    Learning outcomes:

    On successful completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Recognise the importance of managing safety and health in construction and key legislation
    • Report workplace accidents
    • Understand training, first aid and welfare provisions
    • Identify types of hazards and ways to prevent accidents
    • Understand how to plan a safe working environment in construction by implementing safety procedures for electrical equipment, overhead electricity lines, demolition and many more important aspects of safety

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  • Construction Safety Videos

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    These 2-minute construction video animations explain the role of key duty holders under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations, and provide information on the safety and health plan.

    • · Contractor Duties
    • · The Client
    • · Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS)
    • · Project Supervisor Design Phase (PSDP)
    • · The Safety and Health Plan
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Last modified: Friday, 6 July 2018, 11:58 AM