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IOSH Managing Safely in Construction

Duration Four or Five days

Who should attend?

Managers and senior site staff who are required to manage efficiently and effectively in compliance with both their organisation's safety policy and current health and safety legislation.

Knowledge and experience of working in a construction environment is beneficial.

What will your delegates learn?

On successful completion of the course and final assessment, delegates should be able to:

  • Appreciate why it is important to manage safely in construction
  • Describe their health and safety responsibilities as a manager in the construction industry
  • Define what is meant by 'risk'
  • Appreciate the role of risk assessment in managing safely
  • Describe the risk assessment process
  • Identify appropriate risk control methods
  • Outline the legal system as it applies to health and safety
  • Outline the key requirements of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Appreciate the role and importance of a health and safety management system
  • Recognise common hazards
  • identify ways to manage common hazards
  • Appreciate how accidents and incidents happen
  • Recognise the value of accident and incident investigation
  • Describe how to carry out an accident investigation
  • Appreciate the importance of performance measurement
  • Identify ways to measure health and safety importance
  • Appreciate the role of auditing
  • Recognise the impact of the construction industry on the environment
  • Describe how pollution and waste can be controlled
  • Outline the main elements of an environmental management system



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