Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)


The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course covers relevant legislation and all other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It is an industry recognised course providing companies who need to meet the demand for evidence of health and safety compliance with all the relevant knowledge to meet industry legislative demands.

Course NAME

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

DURATION 5 days
FROM £250
MANDATORY REQUIREMENT FOR Becoming SMSTS certificated
ELIGIBILITY 18+ years, right to work in UK
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Building, construction and civil engineering related experience

COURSE UNITS
1

The Health & Safety at Work Act and other regulations relevant to the management of site safety within the Construction Industry


2

Site set up, CDM (Construction Design Management Regulations), risk assessments and method statements


3

Scaffolding, working at height, electricity, excavations, demolitions, and confined spaces


4

Accidents and the associated legislative requirements (RIDDOR)


5

The need for site management training, control measures and adequate communication to maintain a good health and safety culture within the workplace


ASSESSMENT

Multiple choice 25 question examination

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What is the SMSTS course?

The SMSTS course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries.  It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures, and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.

Delegates will gain the knowledge required to comply with legislation and regulations within a construction environment, such as the Health and Safety Act 1974.

What does the course include?

The SMSTS course highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.

Content included in the course over a 5-day period include:

Health & Safety Law, including CDM Regulations

Health & Safety Policies, risk assessments and method statements

Induction, training, communication and leadership and worker engagement

Inspection & Audit, statutory forms, notices and registers

Accident prevention, control, reporting and investigation

Management of health, welfare facilities, stress and mental health at work and drugs and alcohol

COSHH, Lead, Asbestos, Dust, Fumes, Noise and Vibration and Manual Handling

Site organisation, fire prevention and control, electrical safety and temporary works

Plant and work equipment, mobile plant and vehicles, lifting operations and equipment and mobile workforce and driver safety

Work at Height Regs, safe working at height, common access equipment, scaffolding, fall arrest and suspension equipment and excavations

Underground and overhead services and confined spaces

Changes in accepted working practices

There will also be a multiple-choice examination at the end of the course

The SMSTS certificate is valid for 5 years, after which time candidates must sit the SMSTS Refresher course in order to renew their SMSTS certification

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SMSTS stand for, Site Management Safety Training Scheme

The SMSTS course takes 5 days. During this time, the SMSTS course covers health and safety, risk assessments as well as new legislations.

Any person within the building, construction and civil engineering industries, who has responsibility for any part of site management for example contract, project, and site managers, foremen or engineers, quantity surveyors, planners and those training to hold such positions.

After the SMSTS course you should be able to:

implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them during their daily work

implement new guidance and industry best practice

state their duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment

Yes. The SMSTS certificate will expire after five years. In order to remain qualified, certificate holders are required to sit the SMSTS refresher course to renew their qualification for a further five years.

 


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