The Site Supervisor Safety Training Course provides supervisors with a foundation of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, as well as their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. It will highlight the requirement to promote health and safety to supervise effectively.
This course is endorsed by the CIF Safety Committee as the standard training for all supervisors working on Irish sites. This programme is designed to meet the needs of site supervisors employed in small to mediums size construction companies.
Aims and objectives
The course aims to ensure that all those given supervisory responsibilities a full understand as to why they are carrying out their identified duties:
– to ensure they know what is expected of them.
– to ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace.
At the end of the course delegates will be able to:
– understand the problems of the construction sector
– have an understanding of how health and safety legislation is structured and how it applies to supervisors.
– identify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling the site safety.
– carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements
– carry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
– be able to monitor site activities effectively identified.
– understand the importance of timely intervention when bad practice is identified on site.
Upon successful completion of the two day programme (full attendance required) the candidate will be a warded a CIF Site Supervisor Safety Certificate and a Red CIF Safety Supervisor Card.