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Certificate in Controlling Health Risks Constructio

HSS Training

Course Description

This course has been designed to give site supervisors and site/construction managers an understanding and awareness of the health hazards which are encountered on a construction site, such as dusts, noise and gasses.  It identifies the most common health risks associated with construction work, and how to control these risks to reduce workplace ill health.

 

This course has been designed to give site supervisors and site/construction managers an understanding and awareness of the health hazards which are encountered on a construction site, such as dusts, noise and gasses.  It identifies the most common health risks associated with construction work, and how to control these risks to reduce workplace ill health.

 

Course Content

The enrolment key for the module is: Moodle99%

Purpose:The purpose of the learning is to provide delegates with an awareness of the main health hazards on a construction site, the activities that produce them, the subsequent ill health effects that they can cause, and the best ways to control these health hazards in order to protect worker health.

 

Content: The course (Module 1 and 2) offers a comprehensive review of all key health hazards on construction sites, together with appropriate controls, and will cover:

  • Health risks on construction sites
  • Risk assessments
  • Chemical hazards
  • Physical hazards
  • Ergonomic hazards
  • Principles of control
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

At the end of the taught course, candidates will:

  • Understand the importance of controlling health risks on construction sites
  • Understand the role that occupational hygiene plays in managing these risks
  • Be able to identify health risks and their potential significance for common construction work processes
  • Be able to identify chemical-based hazardous substances by using the information on labels and safety data sheets.
  • Be able to identify appropriate control options for common constructions work processes
  • Be able to identify where expert help is needed.

The enrolment key for the module is: Moodle99% Purpose:The purpose of the learning is to provide delegates with an awareness of the main health hazards on a construction site, the activities that produce them, the subsequent ill health effects that they can cause, and the best ways to control these health hazards in order to protect worker...

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Additional Information

Please note: There are no educational entry requirements, but students are strongly recommended to complete the online pre-reading module (Module 1) before attending Module 2 which is a one-day classroom-based course.

There is a text at the end of the one day taught course, and those who pass the course will receive the Certificate in Controlling Health Risks on Construction Sites.

Please note: There are no educational entry requirements, but students are strongly recommended to complete the online pre-reading module (Module 1) before attending Module 2 which is a one-day classroom-based course. There is a text at the end of the one day taught course, and those who pass the course will...

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