Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
The Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment aims to tackle some of the health and safety issues in the industry. With accident and fatality rates falling in the industry we are clearly heading in the right direction. However, there is still work to do. In addition to the implementation of health and safety legislation, health and safety training is crucial in the effort to increase safety in the industry. Read more about health and safety in the industry here.
We can provide this course in all areas of the UK. We can also deliver the course at our training centres listed below:
Who is the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment for? And how long is the course?
The course has been developed to provide new entrants or existing workers with basic health and safety knowledge. In addition to the educational benefits of the course it is also requirement for a green FISS CSCS or CSCS card. The course takes 1 day to complete.
What are the benefits of having the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment?
Alongside the course being a requirement for the green FISS CSCS or CSCS card, it provides you with the confidence and knowledge to be able to operate safely at work. The green FISS CSCS or CSCS card is required to work on site in the UK. Furthermore, it ensures that employers are compliant with the elementary health and safety legislation that is in place.
Why train with FaCT?
We are an organisation that has a lot of experience in training. Consequently, our courses are delivered by professional and expert instructors. We have many years of training delivery experience from our Birmingham and Manchester venues and also other venues in all areas of the UK. As a result, you can be sure of receiving the best training possible.
Where can I complete the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment?
We can deliver the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Course at a venue to suit you! We’re also able to come to your company’s location if you would prefer. Our training venues in Birmingham and Manchester can also host the course.
How long is the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment valid for?
The qualification is valid indefinitely. Once you have taken the course you are qualified for life. However, refresher training is a requirement for the renewal of green FISS CSCS cards.
What does the course involve?
We often get questions as to what the course includes. Therefore, below is a summary of the course content.
- The importance of safe manual handling.
- Safe working practices.
- The importance of working safely at height.
- The risk to health in the construction environment.
- Risk assessments.
- The importance of working safely around plant and machinery