Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card)

Health & Safety is a significant concern. Everyone has an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents at work. Failure to meet the requirements of Health and Safety regulations carries serious consequences so understanding these requirements is vital. This course is aimed at those starting out in the construction industry and provides an introduction to some of the key aspects of health and safety on and around construction sites. It can be taken along with the accredited exam to provide you with a recognised qualification that can form part of your CSCS card application.

CPD Units: 3

Duration:

120 mins

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Accredited Exam

£75.00 Per person

Gatehouse Awards Approved

Course Description

Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs.

So Health & Safety is a significant concern. The government, employers and workers all have an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents and preventing ill-health at work.

This course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry and can be used as part of their induction process or as preparation for the online accredited exam. Whilst this course, Level 1
Health & Safety in a Construction environment provides you with a qualification in its own right, it can also form part of your CSCS green card application.

The course starts with an introduction to the legal aspects of health and safety before covering the basics of risk assessment and safe working practices. It then goes into detail to cover the most common hazards encountered in construction environments from Working at Height and Respiratory Hazards to electrical and chemical hazards.

Target Audience

The course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry.

Advantages

The course can be used as part of a company induction process. It can also be used to aid in preparation for the level 1 award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

Further Progression

For more detailed information on key health and safety issues we offer a wide range of courses including Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling, Electrical Safety, COSHH, Working at Height, Risk Assessment and many more.

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 1 Introduction 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 2 Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 3 Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 4 Manual handling 70

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