The Site Management Safety Training Scheme or SMSTS is critically important for anyone who has a managerial or supervisory role on a construction site. Here we take a deep dive into our Site Management Safety Training Scheme course looking at who should attend, the course content and course outcomes.
Who should attend the Site Management Safety Training Scheme course?
The SMSTS course is an intensive five day course which covers how to manage the health and safety of a construction site. It is intended for anyone responsible for planning, organising, controlling or monitoring construction workers and should be attended by:
- Site Managers
- Project Managers
- Site Supervisors
Owners and managers of construction companies and property developers would also find the course content hugely beneficial.
What does the course cover?
The course is run intensively over a five day period and covers:
- The Health and Safety at Work Act
- Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations
- Risk assessments
- Behavioural safety
- Management of occupational health
- Working at height
- Confined spaces
Throughout the course the importance of risk assessments, control measures and clear and efficient communication is continually emphasised.
What are the course outcomes?
Completion of our SMSTS accredited course will equip construction site supervisors and managers with the knowledge to manage their site in accordance with health and safety legislation. They will also understand responsibilities and accountability for site safety as well we be equipped with practical skills such as how to write an effective and comprehensive risk assessment.