What to expect on your CITB SSSTS Course
The CITB Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme ( SSSTS) is for you if you’re considering, or already have, supervisory responsibilities in the building & civil engineering sector.
This 2 day course is usually the first step most people take into a supervisory position on a construction site.
This course highlights potential hazards when working on site and provides practical advice on keeping yourself and your workforce safe.
Day 1 Covers
The dangers of working in the construction industry
A mock examination to ascertain your level of knowledge and help you understand the examination process
Health and safety law, Regulations, ACOP’s and Health & safety guidance
Your supervisory responsibilities in controlling site safely
Health and safety policies and the Plan, Do, Check, Act cycle
Proactive and Reactive monitoring
The health & Safety executive and enforcement notices
Risk assessments, method statements and the hierarchy of control
Permits to work, safety signage
Occupational health including asbestos, COSHH & Silica dust
Noise including exposure action values
Hand and arm vibration syndrome
Construction, design and management regulations
The day is finished off by a risk assessment and method statement exercise.
Day 2 covers
A recap of day 1
Avoiding dangers from buried services (HSG 47)
Avoiding dangers from overhead lines (GS6)
Confined spaces including safe systems of work
Plant & Vehicle movements
Work at height including WAH hierarchy, falling objects, scaffolding, ladder safety
Provision & Use of work equipment (PUWER)
Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
First aid including first aid needs assessment
RIDDOR regulations & accident investigation
Stress & Mental Health
Drugs & Alcohol
The day is finished off with a tool box talk exercise
Recap and examination 25 questions, 22 multiple choice and 3 short written answers.
What you’ll receive
2 x 7.5 hour online or classroom session
A certificate Valid for 5 years
Site Supervision Simplified GE706 Publication
Toolbox talks GT700 Publication
Pricing £185 + VAT
This training activity is carried out Online, you'll need a suitable device e.g. Laptop with a camera or desktop PC with a webcam. Smartphones and tablets are not suitable devices.
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