Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)
The Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course provides an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. It highlights legal responsibilities and the need to promote health and safety to supervise effectively.
The SSSTS course is an ideal foundation for attaining a basic understanding of health & safety duties and responsibilities for junior management in construction work.
Content included in the course over a 2-day period include:
An introduction into health and safety on site, as well as welfare and environmental issues that those in a supervisory role must be aware of.
- Legal responsibilities that are relevant to supervisors whilst safely managing a construction site What is expected of site supervisors, including occupational health issues that arise within the construction sector
- An understanding of how health and safety law is structured, and how the role of a supervisor links in with the role of a site manager when controlling site safety Risk assessments.
- How to carry these out and why method statements are a legal requirement
- Fire prevention and control
- Control of hazardous substances
- CDM (Construction Design Management) Regulations
- Working at Height
- PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), manual handling, accidents and first aid
- How to carry out site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings Understanding the need for proactive and reactive monitoring