NEBOSH Health & Safety Management for Construction (UK)

Course Objectives:

Learners will be better able to influence their on-site colleagues to
work more safely, because they will gain the confidence and
technical know-how to challenge unsafe behaviours and offer
practical solutions.

This course is aligned to CDM regulations and guided by legislation
but focussed on best practice. With an emphasis on practical
application, successful learners will be able to:

  • Recognise, assess and control a range of common
    construction hazards
  • Develop safe systems of work
  • Take part in incident investigations
  • Advise on the roles, competencies and duties under
    construction legislation
  • Positively influence health and safety culture
  • Confidently challenge unsafe behaviours
  • Help manage contractors

Course Content:

The broad syllabus includes:

  • CDM Roles and responsibilities
  • Health and safety culture
  • Assessing risk
  • Managing change
  • Excavation
  • Demolition
  • Mobile plant and vehicles
  • Working at height
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Work equipment
  • Electricity
  • Fire
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • Physical & psychological health
  • Physical and psychological health hazards and control

The assessment is an Open Book Examination (OBE) which will be based
on a realistic scenario that will test both what you know and what you
can do. You will be asked to carry out a series of tasks using evidence
from the scenario and the underpinning knowledge gained through your
studies and revision. You will have 48 hours to download, complete and
submit your assessment.

Who Should Attend?

Supervisors and managers who have a responsibility for health &
safety within the construction industry

Duration:

11 days (including exams)