SMSTS & SSSTS

HSS Health & Safety Services deliver high quality, specialist construction training & CITB accreditation. Course instructors are highly skilled professionals with construction backgrounds and our training facilities offer a comfortable environment which are easily accessible from major road networks.

 

SSMSTS – Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Site Safety Plus

This is a five-day course which provides project managers, site managers and supervisors, business proprietors and client-based personnel with the knowledge and skills to ensure healthy and safe conditions for construction site operatives.

Overview

The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting a required standard for all managers working on UKCG sites.

The SMSTS Course Covers a large area of health & safety which is useful for every day management purposes. This will provide an understanding of:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015
  • Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS)
  • Recent changes in working safe practices
  • Behavioural safety
  • Management of occupational health inc. Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013
  • Electricity At Work Regulations 1989
  • Excavations & safe working practices associated to work below ground
  • Working at height & safe working practices associated
  • Scaffolding
  • Demolition inc. Asbestos changes, etc
  • Confined spaces
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

 

Course Information

Duration: 5 days (block or day release available)

Cost: From £595 (includes cost of publications, registration/certification and lunch/refreshments)

SMSTS Entry Requirements:

You must have a good understanding of written & spoken English language. No translation service available at present. All persons in attendance must provide a valid and accepted form of ID which contains a photograph and signature on the first day of the course.

SMSTS Assessment & Exams:

This is an interactive course which comprises of case studies, group-work and individual/group presentations, class discussions & self study (inc. outside of course time work).

You are assessed throughout the course which will form part of your overall scoring together with satisfactory completion of a multiple-choice examination at the end of the course.

SMSTS Qualifications & Certification:

Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate which expires after five years.

 

SSSTS – Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Site Safety Plus

The SSSTS course is run over two days and has been produced to introduce Site Supervisors to their legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.

Overview

The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting a required standard for all managers working on UKCG sites.

The SSSTS Course Covers a varied range of health, safety, welfare & environmental matters which are useful for supervising sites on a daily basis. This will provide an understanding of:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Legal responsibilities for supervising work practices and how to achieve them
  • Specific site issues that challenge supervisors on a daily basis
  • Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS)
  • Effective toolbox talks
  • Supervision of occupational health
  • Behavioural safety measures

 

Course Information

Duration: 2 days (block or day release available)

Cost: From £295 (includes cost of publications, registration/certification and lunch/refreshments)

 

SMSTS Entry Requirements:

You must have a good understanding of written & spoken English language. No translation service available at present. All persons in attendance must provide a valid and accepted form of ID which contains a photograph and signature on the first day of the course.

 

SMSTS Assessment & Exams:

This is an interactive course which comprises of case studies, group-work and individual/group presentations, class discussions & self study.

You are assessed throughout the course which will form part of your overall scoring together with satisfactory completion of a multiple-choice examination at the end of the course.

 

SMSTS Qualifications & Certification:

Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate which expires after five years.

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