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Site Management Safety Training Scheme

The five day Site Management Safety Training Scheme course is aimed at existing Site Managers, others involved with Site Management within the construction industry and whose wishing to become Site Managers; for example, Site Supervisors or others in training to become Site Managers

It is highly recommended for those who want to manage sites both competently and safely. The SMSTS qualification is also mandatory for those who want to work as Site Managers on sites for main contractors who are part of the United Kingdom Contractors group.

site management safety training scheme

Course Structure and Overview

The five day SMSTS course is a tutor led, classroom based training course. The course can either be run as an open course at one of our training venues or can alternatively be run at a client’s own venue where there are sufficient delegates to justify a dedicated course.

Course Content:

  • The legal background to safe site management and awareness of regulations
  • Safe set up on site, CDM regulations, assessments of risk and raising method statements
  • Safety considerations in different operational scenarios including scaffolding and working at heights, demolition works, electrical works, excavations and confined spaces.
  • Accident reporting and reporting requirements under the RIDDOR regulations.
  • Maintaining a positive health and safety culture within the workplace, best practice and communications

What are the Site Management Safety Training Scheme Course Outcomes?

Aims to help Site Managers, agents and supervisors to:

  • Manage Health and Safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions and within the context of their management and supervisory role.

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