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Inverness College UHI

1 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

United Kingdom

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Aims:

This course has been designed to provide training for construction site supervisors, so they can better recognise and control the health risks specific to their workplace, by:

  • Identifying the most commonly present health hazards found on construction sites

  • Understanding the principles of risk control

  • Identifying the measures needed to control common health risks from construction activities



Client Group:

To assist construction supervisors and managers in upskilling their workforce in the basics of health risk management and control.


Course Content:

Module 1

Online distance learning 2 hours. An introduction to:

  • The effect of work on health

  • Hazardous substances

  • Hazardous micro-organisms

  • Physical hazards

After completing this module, students will be able to identify the wide range of hazards that are most commonly present on construction sites, and understand how those hazards can affect health (The aim of this module is to ensure the student has a basic level of knowledge before taking module 2).

Module 2

Classroom-based teaching focusing on the control of health risks 6 hours

This module will cover:

  • Health hazards found on construction sites

  • Risks from chemical hazards (including dusts, fumes, gases and vapours)

  • Risks from physical hazards (noise, vibration)

  • The principles of risk control

  • Controlling common risks on construction sites

After completing this module, students will understand the underlying principles of risk control as applied to health risks on construction sites, and will be able to recognise and select appropriate controls for a wide range of industry hazards.


Award:

Candidates who pass the course will receive the Certificate in Controlling Health Risks on Construction Sites.




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