Site Safety Awareness

Site Safety Awareness

Site Safety Awareness

This course is designed for site workers to help understand the potential hazards faced when working on a construction or civil engineering site. Delegates will gain a practical understanding of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues whilst identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employer’s duties are and what should be done if they think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk. This course is ideal for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce.


½ Day

Course Content

• Site familiarisation
• Housekeeping – its importance in health & safety
• Work at height hazards and precautions
• Electricity – know the hazards
• Fire emergency – procedures
• Plant, tools and equipment – training and use
• Personal protective equipment
• Hazardous materials
• Confined space hazards
• Manual handling
• Slips and trips
• Public safety and your responsibilities
• First aid

Course Outcomes

On successful completion, delegates will receive an MG Scotland Certificate of Competence.