This CIF Learning & Development 3-day programme outlines the role, rights and functions of the Construction Safety Representative. The course content is aimed at providing each learner with the key aspects of this essential role in aiding your company to have the comprehensive health and safety solutions in place to ensure that your companies critical safety message, reach all staff on site and within your business. The Safety Representative has always been seen as a critical link in the safety communications chain and a great way to facilitate safety conversations with staff on key safety issues which can arise on site, needing urgent attention. This CIF Construction Safety Representatives program will ensure that each learner will fully understand their role, with a emphasis on the practical approach to rolling out the necessary safety supports on site once the learner returns to work. The course content is delivered to the highest standard in providing the learner with the critcial learning outcomes for this essential role on our modern construction sites.
This 3-day programme outlines the specific role and function of the Construction Safety Representative. The course content provides key learning outcomes and provides useful tools for Safety Representatives which ensure the content is delivered to the highest standard in providing the learner with the necessary understanding of the role and its rights under the current Irish legislation. CIF Learning & Development working in partnership with our tutor Denis O’Sullivan provide this valuable programme for construction companies who take the Safety Representative role as part of their overall safety strategy.
Successful participants will receive a City & Guilds Assured Certificate.
21 Structured CIRI CPD Points will be awarded upon successful completion.
Course is aimed at small to medium construction companies who need to put in place the safety representative role to meet the requirements of the Safety Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005.
To promote Health & Safety in the workplace and to allow participants receive a City & Guilds Assured Certificate.
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
Describe the role and function of the Safety Representative
List the legal requirements involved
Understand the rights of the Safety Representative
Understand the hazard identification & risk assessment process
Assess, investigate and help prevent accidents in the workplace
Understand the main requirements of a Safety Statement
Legislation relating to Safety Health and Welfare at Work
Role and function of the Construction Safety Representative
Awareness of content of the Safety Statement
Planning & Organising safety meetings
Planning Toolbox Talks
Construction ergonomic issues and Manual Handling
Identification of Hazards & Risk on site
Accident Recording and Investigation
Internal transport on construction sites
Methods of Training
This course is highly participate and utilises a range of syndicate exercise’s, case studie’s and questionnaires to reinforce key message’s.
Number of participants
€550 Members, €650 Non-members.
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