The 2-day Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course is an accredited CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) course and is the ideal first step for site supervisors. It provides an understanding of the relevant health, safety, welfare, environmental, and legal issues that could impact their role. The key takeaway from this classroom course is that safety is an integral part of effective site supervision.
The United Kingdom Contractors Group endorses the SSSTS course as the standard for all supervisors who work on UKCG sites.
The course covers The Health and Safety at Work etc Act and regulations relevant to the construction industry, including Developing a Health and Safety Management System (SMS), Occupational Health, Fire Prevention and Control, Risk Assessment, Method Statements and Permit-to-work, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), CDM Regulations 2015, Working at Height, Personal Protection Equipment, Manual Handling and Accident and First Aid.
Who is the course suitable for?
The SSSTS course is designed for first line managers or those preparing to undertake a site supervision role, typically supervisors, gangers, team leaders and foremen. At this stage in their career they will need to learn about monitoring the safety practices of groups of operatives.