Construction

  • 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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    CPD points: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points are available from Construction Industry Registry Ireland (CIRI) for this course. One hour of learning will contribute to one CIRI CPD point. Any construction company wishing to avail of the CIRI CPD points must record them as learning outcomes on their own training matrix which then needs to be presented annually to CIRI at the point of renewal.

  • Asbestos Safety for Tradespeople

    This course is designed for tradespeople who, during the course of their work, could potentially or unknowingly disturb asbestos containing materials (ACMs) causing asbestos fibres to be released into the air. Completion of this course does not in any way enable you to work with asbestos containing materials (ACMs).


    Course duration: 30 minutes

    Learning outcomes:

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

    • understand what asbestos is
    • outline the health effects of exposure to asbestos
    • recognise potential asbestos containing materials (ACMs) in the workplace
    • outline the steps to take to protect yourself from exposure to asbestos.

    CPD points: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points are available from Construction Industry Registry Ireland (CIRI) for this course. One hour of learning will contribute to one CIRI CPD point. Any construction company wishing to avail of the CIRI CPD points must record them as learning outcomes on their own training matrix which then needs to be presented annually to CIRI at the point of renewal.

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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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