On completion of the course, each learner will be able to build construction-specific health and safety knowledge onto the knowledge gained from attending SAMTRAC (or an equivalent health and safety course). It will also assist the learner to implement a construction health and safety management plan.
- Learners have to successfully complete an online theory assessment to attend the classroom sessions
- Learners have to pass the theory assessment with a minimum of 65%
Preparation for the practical module
- Learners must bring a laptop
At the end of the course, the learner will be able to:
- what construction work is
- the need for consulting, co-operating and co-ordinating activities with other accountable people
- what is required to manage risks in construction work
- the need for safe work method statements (SWMS)
- general workplace management arrangements
- the role of HSE in PHASE 1 (PLANNING); PHASE 2 (DESIGN); PHASE 3 (TENDER); PHASE 4 (CONTRACT); PHASE 5 (CONSTRUCTION), and PHASE 6 (EVALUATION)
- the SACPCMP-prescribed scope for CHS
- the SACPCMP-prescribed outcomes and deliverables for CHS
- the reason for consultation cooperation and promotion activities with workers, as well as other accountable persons
- what an effective consultation is
- why assessing and appointing qualified subcontractors is required.
- who has health and safety duties relating to construction work
- the specific duties relating to construction work
- what is covered in health and safety management plans for construction projects
- what information, training, instruction and supervision is required on construction projects.
- the construction health and safety (CHS) organisation on a project
- international construction health and safety organisation basics subcontractor health and safety control requirements on a project
- the minimum requirements for an employee wellness programme
- the role of occupational hygiene in the employee wellness programme
- various concepts of hazard identification, risk assessment and control
- conditions to consider when conducting HIRA
- the administrative health and safety requirements
- the need to provide medical and first aid facilities to ensure wellness
- the need to protect the public and the site.
- general individual HSE duties and responsibilities of construction contractors
- the requirements for maintaining the work environment.
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- a checklist for assessing subcontractor health and safety performance
- the provision of employee welfare facilities
- adequate health and safety controls in site workshops.
- how to control contracted labour, suppliers and subcontractors’ health and safety compliance
- which health risks should also be included in assessments
- the components covered to minimise site establishment risk.
- Course Price: R 8 970
- Course Duration: 5 days (classroom), 2 weeks to complete CHS Management Plan assignment
- Professional Body: Saiosh
- CPD Points: 5
- Prerequisites: SAMTRAC (or equivalent qualification), or a tertiary qualification in an HSE discipline
- Target Groups: • HSE and SHEQ practitioners, officers and managers • General managers, senior line managers, and supervisors • Operations and project management practitioners • Personnel responsible for the management and implementation of CHS management plans and HSE management systems