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CITB SSSTS Refresher 1 Day Course

DURATION

1 day

OVERVIEW

This one day course is intended for those who currently hold the Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme certificate and now need to update their skills and knowledge in line with current legislation and maintain their SSSTS qualification.  This highly interactive course is delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual / group presentations.

The SSSTS course is endorsed by the United Kingdom Contractors Group as the standard training for all supervisors working on UKCG sites.

*  PLEASE NOTE - It will take approximately 6-8 weeks for CSKILLS to issue certification for this course  *

COURSE OBJECTIVES

On successful completion of the SSSTS Refresher training course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand problems currently highlighted in the industry within their role.
  • Have an understanding of how health and safety law is currently structured
  • Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the manager in controlling the site safely
  • Carry out site inductions, briefings, tool box talks and understand the need for method statements
  • Improve communication routes within site activities.

COURSE AGENDA

The SSSTS Refresher training course will cover the following topics:

  • Current enforcement priorities / HSE / Environment
  • Fire risks and emergency procedures and reporting.
  • Best practice updates:-
  • Noise and vibration
  • Dermatitis
  • Asbestos
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Stress factors
  • Dynamic risk assessment procedures
  • Hazardous substances
  • Work at height
  • Manual handling
  • Tool box talks

ASSESSMENT

At the conclusion of the course delegates are required to undertake a short multiple choice assessment. Delegates who successfully complete the assessment are awarded the Construction Skills (CITB) SSSTS - Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme certificate which is valid for 5 years.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Any delegate with a current SSSTS certificate which is due to expire.

SUGGESTED PROGRESSION

The Suggested progression would be the five day CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) training course.