Workplace Safety

Fire Warden / Marshal with use of Extinguishers

  • Accredition: CSP / NPORS
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

The Fire Safety Order (2005) requires by law that construction sites have a person responsible for the general fire safety practices. This includes carrying out tasks such as up to date risk assessments and implementing appropriate measures of fire prevention, to minimise risk to life and property. We have a variety of Fire Safety courses;…

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Working at Height

  • Accredition: CSP
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

The Working at Height course covers the following: Legal Requirements and Responsibilities Nature of Hazards and Identification of Causes Risk Assessment and Method Statements Work at Height Regulations Work at Height Alternatives Work at Height Equipment Inspection Duties of a Responsible Person

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Fire Safety and Awareness

  • Accredition: CSP
  • Duration: 1/2 Day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

The Fire Safety Order (2005) requires by law that construction sites have a person responsible for the general fire safety practices. This includes carrying out tasks such as up to date risk assessments and implementing appropriate measures of fire prevention, to minimise risk to life and property. The Fire Safety and Awareness course covers the…

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Rooftop Safety including the Safe Use of Harnesses and Ladders

  • Accredition: CSP / NPORS
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

The Rooftop Safety Including the Safe Use of Harnesses and Ladders course covers the following: Legislation and regulations regarding work at heights of roofs Organisation and planning Risk assessment Prevention of falls Fall arrest systems Safety awareness including practical exercises Access to roofs Safe use of ladders, harnesses and steps including practical exercises

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Safety Harness Awareness

  • Accredition: CSP / NPORS
  • Duration: 1/2 Day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

This programme is designed for managers, supervisors and operatives who may require fall arrest protection. The Safety Harness Awareness course covers the following: Legislation relevant to the use of safety harnesses Risk assessment Prevention of falls Fall arrest systems Safety awareness including practical exercises Organisation and planning regarding the correct use of safety harness equipment

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New Roads and Street Works for Operatives

  • Accredition: SWQR
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Valid for: 5 Years

The New Road & Street Works for Operatives course covers the following: Location of underground apparatus Excavation of the highway Signing, lighting and guarding Reinstatement of concrete slabs Reinstatement of compaction and backfill material Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways Reinstatement of sub-base and road base non-bituminous materials Reinstatement of hot-lay bituminous materials Reinstatement…

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New Roads and Street Works for Supervisors

  • Accredition: SWQR
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Valid for: 5 Years

The New Road & Street Works for Supervisors course covers the following: Location and avoidance of underground apparatus Monitoring excavation of the highway Monitoring signing, lighting and guarding Monitoring reinstatement of concrete slabs Monitoring reinstatement of compaction and backfill material Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways Monitoring reinstatement of sub-base and roadbase non-bituminous…

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New Roads and Streetworks – Refresher

  • Accredition: SWQR
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Valid for: 5 Years

During April 2010 new rules were introduced that means holders of NRSWA cards would need to undertake a re-assessment of their skills before they could renew their existing card. The course is designed to prove an Operatives or Supervisors competency by re-assessing the core units they hold on their existing NRSWA card. Utility & Highways…

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Signing, Lighting and Guarding

  • Accredition: CSP
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

The course will give the delegate with a thorough understanding of the health and safety issues and their legal responsibilities in the role of erecting the signs, lighting and guarding as well as the physical practical considerations that need to be considered when setting up temporary roadworks on the highways. The Signing, Lighting and Guarding…

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Asbestos Awareness

  • Accredition: CSP
  • Duration: 1/2 Day
  • Valid for: 1 Year

The Asbestos Awareness course covers the following: What is Asbestos – the main properties of asbestos and its effects on health The types and likely occurrences of asbestos and asbestos-containing material in premises, equipment and plant General procedures to be followed in the event of the release of asbestos How to avoid the risks from…

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UKATA Asbestos Awareness

  • Accredition: UKATA
  • Duration: 1/2 Day
  • Valid for: 1 Year

The UKATA Asbestos Awareness course covers the following: What is Asbestos – the main properties of asbestos and its effects on health. The types and likely occurrences of asbestos and asbestos-containing material in premises and plant. General Procedures to be followed in the event of the release of asbestos. How to avoid the risks from…

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Abrasive Wheels Awareness

  • Accredition: NPORS
  • Duration: 1/2 Day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

The Abrasive Wheels Awareness course covers the following: Legal requirements and responsibilities Hazards: identification and causes Safe working areas Selection of correct machinery and personal protective equipment (PPE) Methods for marking, storing, handling and transporting equipment Mounting and using discs Machinery checks

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Cable Avoidance Tools (CAT)

  • Accredition: Certificate
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

This programme is designed for operatives and supervisors who have to locate underground apparatus on the roadways and highways.

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Basic Slinging & Safe Use of Lifting Equipment

  • Accredition: Certificate
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

This programme is designed for potential and existing operators, as well as managers and supervisors, who use, or oversee the use of, lifting equipment. It is also relevant for those requiring refresher training.

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Construction Design and Management (CDM)

  • Accredition: Certificate
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM) lay down specific legal duties for everyone who has a role to play in a construction project with the chief aim of reducing the risk to health and safety of all those involved. This course is designed for anyone appointed as a key duty holder under CDM…

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IOSH Working Safely

  • Accredition: IOSH
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

The IOSH Working Safely course covers the following: Hazard, risk and risk control Work equipment Safety management systems Vehicle movement General housekeeping Display screen equipment Electrical safety Noise Fire prevention Chemicals and substances Manual handling

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Manual Handling

  • Accredition: Certificate/NPORS Card
  • Duration: 1⁄2 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

This programme is designed for anyone who is involved in manual handling in the workplace i.e. employers, managers, supervisors or operatives.

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Qualitative Face Fit Tester Course for RPE

  • Accredition: Certificate
  • Duration: 1⁄2 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

The performance of respiratory protective equipment (RPE), relies heavily on the quality of fit of the face piece to the wearer’s face. An inadequate fit will significantly reduce the protection provided to the wearer. To make sure that the selected RPE has the potential to provide adequate protection for individual wearers, the approved code of…

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Safe Use of Cartridge Tools

  • Accredition: Certificate/NPORS Card
  • Duration: 1⁄2 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

Cartridge tools can be dangerous if not handled correctly. This programme is designed to develop delegates’ understanding of their correct usage, hazards and safety precautions.

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Vehicle Banksman (Traffic Marshall)

  • Accredition: NPORS Card/Certificate
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Valid for: 3 Years

This programme is designed for personnel who are responsible for supervising the movement of vehicles and pedestrians safely on a site.

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