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HEALTH AND SAFETY AWARENESS
 
CODE
BICC01
DURATION
9 hours
GRANT
FOC
 
 
This 9 hours course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry. The course gives an awareness of health and safety and how it affects daily roles. It can be used as preparation for acquiring the Construction Industry Skill Card or as refresher training.
Course programme
 
PHASE 1 – TOPICS
 
·         WHY OHS? (1hour)
Occupational health
 
·         LEGAL OBLIGATIONS AND ALSO LEGISLATION IN PARTICULAR DAMAGE TO THIRD PARTIES REGULATIONS (1 hour)
Roles, duties and obligations – Employers, Self-employed, employees, Workers H&S Reps, Vulnerable Workgroups, Clients, Project Supervisors, Competent Persons/
Occupational Health and Safety Aurthority Act (Act XXVII, 2000, - Chap 424 Criminal Code) LN 91/2000, LN 11/2002, LN 44/2002, LN 45/2002, LN 35/2003, LN 36/2003, LN 121/2003, LN 227/2003, LN 281/2004, LN 282/2004, LN 158/2006, ;N 323/2006
 
·         DEVELOPING A SAFE WORK CULTURE – OHS MANAGENET SYSTEMS (1 hour)
Your responsibilities for your own safety and the safety of others;
Management Commitment and achieving better practical standards of safety on site
H&S Policy
Risk Assessments
Coordination between different contractors
Accident/incident investigations
Implementation of control measures
Health and Safety Programmes
Provision of training and information
Consultation and participation of workers
 
·         PRINCIPALS OF RISK ASSESSMENT (1 hour)
 
Definition of Risk Assessment, Risks and Hazards
The need for a risk assessment
How everyone can achieve better practical standards of safety on site
Your responsibilities for your own safety and the safety of others
Hierarchy of Controls
 
·         GENERAL HAZARDS (NON-EXHAUSTIVE) (1 hour)
 
Chemical       – ex: adhesives, hazardous materials, asbestos, chemicals,  (MSDS), dust fumes.
Physical         - ex: noise, vibration, heat, cold…
Biological      - ex: exposure to bacteria, fungi (where applicable)..
Mechanical   - ex: falling objects, falls from heights, slips and trips, cuts,  laceration
Electrical        -  ex: electrical equipment, wiring..
Ergonomics   -  ex: posture, manual handling, muscoloskelatal disorders
Psychosocial – ex: occupational stress, production quotas, violence at work, unsocial hours, monotony at work…
 
 
·         MOST COMMON OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS/RISKS           (1 hour)
Working at heights
                                    Safe use of ladders
                                    Proper use of scaffolding
                                    Working with protected edges
                                    Use of safety harness/fall arrestors
 
Work equipment      
                                    CE marking
                                    Safe use
                                    Safety guarding/features
                                    Electricity
                                    Maintenance
                                    Noise
                                    Vibrations
                                    Use of PPE
                                    Inspection by competent persons
 
 
·         HEALTH AND HYGIENE   (1 hour)
            Housekeeping
            Welfare facilities
            Principles of First Aid
            Principles of Fire Safety
            Emergency Routes and Exits
            Health and Safety Signs
            Health Surveillance
 
 
Working in Confined spaces, explosive atmospheres  (1hour)
 
Working in a traffic environment
 
Lone Workers
 
ASSESSMENT        (1 hour)