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SMSTS Site Management

5 day course



Who Should Attend

Those who have responsibility for the organisation and running of a Construction Site, Contract Managers, Site Managers and Assistant Site Managers. The course is limited to a maximum of 20 delegates.

Course Duration

This course is run one day per week for 5 weeks. The next available course is:

Day 1 -  Thursday 20, February 2020

Day 2 - Thursday 27, February 2020

Day 3 - Thursday 05, March 2020

Day 4 - Thursday 12, March 2020

Day 5 - Thursday 19, March 2020

Construction Skills Charges and Grants

Each delegate is required to have a Construction Skills registration. The Construction Skills GE700 Manual is included in the cost of the course. Those organisations who are in scope for grants as Construction Skills levy payers are entitled to claim per delegate and on successful completion of the course, an achievement grant.

Course Overview

Course content includes the following:

  • Introduction and Registration
  • What do you know (multi choice test paper)
  • The Legal System. The Courts. Duty of Care
  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Overview – Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
  • Behavioural Science – Human factors, Causes of error. Identifying training needs
  • Risk Assessment
  • RIDDOR Regulations
  • Health and Safety Culture
  • Excavations
  • Plant and Other Vehicles on site, Traffic Management
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • Lead at Work
  • Work at Height Regulations
  • Electricity at Work
  • Accident Investigation
  • Noise at Work Regulations
  • Manual Handling Regulations
  • Asbestos – Legal requirements. Client and employers responsibilities.
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
  • Fire Precautions and Fire Risk Assessments
  • Working at Height
  • Scaffolding
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Portable tools
  • Vibration – HAVS and WBV
  • Overview – The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Confined Spaces Regulations
  • PPE
  • Safety Signs and Signals

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Have knowledge of the background to Health and Safety legislation – particularly in the construction industry
  • Have knowledge of the various duties and responsibilities of those who implement/manage health and safety issues
  • Know the powers of the enforcing authorities
  • Know how Health and Safety legislation fits into our legal framework
  • Be aware of accident trends and prevention techniques
  • Understand the principle of risk assessment
  • Understand the need for safe systems of work
  • Manage a site safely in compliance with existing legislation

Course start date:
Thursday 20, February 2020 - 08:30

This course is run one day per week for 5 weeks.


SMSTS 001/20
SMSTS 002/20

Start Date

Thursday 20 & 27, Feb & Thursday 05, 12, & 19 Mar 2020 08:30-16:30
Thursday 01, 08, 15, 22 & 29 Oct 2020 08:30-16:30


GB Safety Limited, Swindon
GB Safety Limited, Swindon


£495.00 plus VAT per person
£495.00 plus VAT per person

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