SMSTS

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for site managers, agents and persons who are, or are about to be, responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff. The course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures, and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce. The SMSTS course is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all construction managers.

Aims and Objectives

Aims

To help site managers to:

  • manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions, and within the context of their management
  • develop an understanding of responsibility and accountability for site health, safety and welfare
  • recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical and productive

Objectives

At the end of the period of training, delegates will be aware of, and able to implement or state:

  • all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them during their daily work
  • new guidance and industry best practice
  • their duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment.

Entry requirements

Delegates should hold or be about to hold the role of a manager. Delegates must be competent in English at site management level.

Assessment

Assessment will be by an exam paper and the completion of core exercises and a case study.

Duration

5 days, delegates are required to complete the full course to be eligible for certification.

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