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Construction Safety Awareness

YHC based in Yeovil, Somerset can offer this course at their training room in Yeovil or at your location across the South West*. This course can be taken as a YHC certificated course or with NPORS accreditation.

A general safety awareness course giving an overview of the following:-

• Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – Sections 2, 3, 7, 8 & 9 - HASAW
• Construction Design & Management Regulations 2007 - CDM
• Management of Health & Safety At Work Regulations 1999
• Construction (Head) Protection Regulations 1989
• COSHH & Hazardous Substances in Construction
• Accident Prevention
• Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 = RIDDOR
• Electricity on Construction Sites
• Personnel Protective Equipment Regulations - PPE
• Noise on Construction Sites
• Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 - PUWER
• Manual Handling
• Excavations and Confined Spaces
• Working at Height Regulations 2005
• Hand arm Vibration (HAVS)
• Fire Prevention
• Health & Safety (Signs and Signals) regulations 1996
• Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 - LOLER
• First Aid at Work including regulations

This course is often used as the precursor to gaining access to a construction site.

With prior consultation the course can be tailored to your specific requirements.

Duration 1 day


YHC certificate valid for three years £75 per delegate plus VAT

NPORS certificate and photo ID card £95 per delegate plus VAT maximum 12 delegates

*A suitable room with heat light and power together with seating and tables as required. Minimum 5 delegates required to run the course.

NPORS strongly recommend that every delegate has or takes within the previous two years the CITB Health Safety & Environmental Test which will be noted on the photo ID card.

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