Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher Site Safety Plus

Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher Site Safety Plus is a one-day course that will reinforce and update your knowledge and understanding of your legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.

Overview

This refresher brings your health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving you a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. It builds on the material in the original course.

It is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all supervisors working on Build UK sites and 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.

It is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all supervisors working on Build UK sites and 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.

Course Structure

  • How health and safety law is structured
  • How the supervisory role fits in with the manager’s role in controlling the site safely
  • Understanding the need for method statements
  • Construction Site Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Communication routes within site activity
  • Behavioural safety
  • Supervision of occupational health

Important SSSTS Refresher changes

Candidates must take an SSSTS Refresher course before their existing certificate expires, otherwise the full SSSTS course will have to be taken again. The six month grace period that used to be in place will cease to exist from 1st January 2016.

 

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • implement all updated health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation affecting your supervisory role
  • implement new guidance and industry best practice affected by changes
  • fulfil your responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and the environment.