To provide basic information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and the environment.
To understand the implications of hazard recognition/risk assessment and effects on individuals and the employer.
To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce accidents.
On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge to:
Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by successfully completing each module assessment paper.
Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards within health, safety & the environment.
Understand the value of risk assessment and have the knowledge to recognise when change to a generic assessment is required.
Understand the common hazards associated with working in this sector..
MODULE 1 – Induction and security
Will give delegates an understanding of why site inductions are given, what may be included in induction
and what information is needed before work can commence.
MODULE 2 – Transport, heavy vehicles and cranes
On completion of this module delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of hazards and
risks posed by vehicles and cranes on site to both the operatives and pedestrians.
MODULE 3 – Access and working at height
On completion of this module delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the hazards
associated with working at height.
MODULE 4 – Hazardous substances / materials
On completion of this module delegates will have a good understanding of hazardous substances /
materials and the process by which they should be dealt with, including asbestos.
MODULE 5 – Confined space
On completion of this module delegates will have an awareness of working safely in, and the hazards
involved with, confined space working / duties.
MODULE 6 – Machinery and tools
On completion of this module delegates will have an understanding of the hazards and risk posed when
working with machinery and tools.
MODULE 7 – The environment
The module covers current and future environmental requirements, safe storage and marking, waste control
hierarchies and emergency planning in the event of problems.
The Safety Passpost scheme work with employers, employer associations, Trade Unions, NTOs and other
relevant bodies to design and develop training programmes tailored to suit each sector.