A flow chart showing the routes to complete the modules of the NEBOSH syllabus

As one of the constructions industry’s most accepted health and safety qualifications the NEBOSH Construction Certificate is primarily aimed at a target audience of managers, supervisors and CDM co-ordinators, or anyone who is has a responsibility to safety for construction activities that are undertake under their direction. The course is made up of several individual units, outlined in the syllabus below. This should give any delegate wishing to undertake the training an indication of what is involved.

The H&S Awareness course, also known as Site Safety Awareness course, is one of the most popular routes for anyone looking to take their first step towards obtaining a CSCS Labourers (Green) Card.

The one day course provides delegates with a basic awareness of health & safety, and how H&S affects their job role. It is most suitable for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry.

Ever since the people of the UK voted to leave the European Union on June 23rd the result has sparked all kinds of rumours about how it will affect life in the UK. Brexit has been blamed for everything from the increased price of Marmite to the ruination of the UK’s ability to trade freely with certain countries.

CITB CSCS green labourers card

About 80% of the UK construction industries and contractors require their workers to have a valid CSCS card. Every card is specific to the trade of an individual worker and has a computer chip on it, which stores information about the worker and can be checked on the site at any time.

As an employer you are required by law to provide adequate and appropriate first aid courses, equipment, personnel and facilities to ensure your employees can be treated if they are ill or injured whilst at work. To do this you need to ensure you have individuals in your workforce who are fully trained and have attended first aid courses to ensure they can capably carry out their role.

Were you ever a member of the boy scouts or girl guides? If so, you may have had some basic first aid training. In that case, you’ve probably got an idea of what First Aid is. If you’re someone whom has never needed to apply first aid or be in receipt of it, then firstly you are quite lucky, but secondly you probably know little more than what a first aid box might look like and how to stick on a plaster.

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