Health, Safety & Welfare - Site & General Safety (ICE Attribute No.4 & IStructE Core Objectives 3.2 & 3.3)

Our Health, Safety & Welfare - Site & General Safety course is designed to contribute to the under-pinning knowledge required to demonstrate the achievement of the ICE Attribute No.4 and to the Appreciation & Knowledge elements of the following:

  • IStructE Core Objectives 3.2 & 3.3
  • CIHT Guidance Notes Section 4 & Appendix E
  • CIWEM Mandatory Competency C2
  • GSL Competency IV

Also available as an online training course.

Please also see Health, Safety & Welfare - Legislation and Health, Safety & Welfare - Regulations & Codes.

Please note the online version of this training course will be split into modules.



Organisations which are able to manage H, S & W successfully display a number of common characteristics. They have H & S risks under control and they achieve a progressive improvement in their injury and ill health record.

Whilst the other two courses in this series examine the 'off site' activities, this course will concentrate on the management of H, S & W. 'on site'.

Aims & Objectives:

Either in their current role or in the near future, delegates will be expected to take an active part in helping their organisation to keep H & S risks under control and achieve progressive improvement. This course is intended to provide the knowledge and guidance to help achieve this.

  • To ensure delegates are aware of their responsibilities / duties under Health and Safety Legislation
  • To ensure delegates can take the information acquired during the course and use it to manage construction activities more safely.
  • To under-pin the knowledge required to demonstrate the achievement of relevant institution’s Health, Safety and Welfare Attributes
  • To provide a refresher and top up for more experienced staff. To challenge their knowledge and motivate them to think more deeply or differently about safety issues.

Course Outline:

  • What is required to satisfy the Review Standard?
  • The importance of knowing your H, S and W responsibilities.
  • The importance of identifying and assessing hazards quickly and automatically.
  • The accident record within the construction industry and the extent of under reporting?
  • What is RIDDOR and what does it require?
  • The real cause of accidents
  • The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations
  • Rules of Professional Conduct related to risk issues.
  • Your duties as the employer’s representative.
  • Examples of good safety management
  • CDM Regulations Part 2 - Schedule 2 Minimum Welfare facilities
  • CDM Regulations Part 4 - General Requirements for all Construction Sites
  • Working at Height
  • Noise Action Levels
  • Risk Assessment and the different forms
  • The Suitability and Sufficiency of risk assessments
  • Principles of control of risks

Mode of Delivery:

Individual and group interactive exercises

Short DVD to illustrate Safety Management on site

Discussions utilising the tutor’s significant site experience

End of Course Assessment

Benefits of Attending:

“Clear guidance on site specific H&S issues, good case studies and examples for remembering easily topics discussed. Excellent use of examples to present and explain specific issues”

Structural Engineer – BDP

“Excellent summary & coverage of topic, good mix of shock & humour to keep things moving, trainer’s personal experience very interesting”

Civil Engineer and Project Manager – Arup

“Good insight into site specific safety concerns”

Graduate Engineer – Highways – CH2M

Intended For:

Anyone intending to visit or work on site.