Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme

SSSTS – Supervisor

Who Should Attend?
This Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS training course) is aimed at first line managers, including those who have to or are about to, acquire supervisory responsibilities.

The SSSTS course provides site supervisors an introduction to health and safety, welfare and environmental issues for those requiring an understanding of their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. SSSTS will provide a sound knowledge base to enable them to give valuable assistance in safely managing a construction site.

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry equipment is a good understanding of spoken and written English

The Aim
The aims and objectives on the two-day SSSTS course are to ensure that all those given supervisory responsibilities understand:

• Why they are carrying out their identified duties.
• What is expected of them.
• That they need to contribute to the safety of the workplace.

Course Content

  • Health & safety law
  • Developing a health & safety management system
  • Occupational health – drugs and alcohol
  • Fire prevention & control
  • vRisk assessments andmethod statements
  • Hazardous substances
  • CDM
  • Working at height
  • PPE
  • Manual handling
  • Accidents and first aid
  • Toolbox talks

Training Methods
The SSSTS course has a high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate exercises and case studies will be supplemented with classroom based tutorial.

Delegates will be continuously assessed during the SSSTS course in preparation for the final examination and will need to achieve 72% in the final exam, in order to successfully complete the SSSTS course.

Additional Information
Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.

For SSSTS training held at your own location, please ensure that the classroom you make available has a 240v power supply and is a suitable size for the number of delegates attending. Please ensure that the practical area has been risk assessed, is free from harm and is suitable for training.

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