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Lantra - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Lantra Awards (Lantra). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (Lantra) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the Lantra - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course?

Category: Health-and-Safety
Level: Beginner

This qualification has been developed to give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge of the employee´s and employer´s health and safety responsibilities and site safety awareness in the construction and fencing industries.
This qualification aims to assess your knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

Principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work

Importance to safe manual handling in the workplace

Importance of working safely at height in the workplace

Risks to health within a construction environment

Importance of working around plant and equipment safely.

This qualification will allow you to apply for a CSCS card in order to gain access to a construction site to undertake construction activities, including a labourer green FISS/CSCS card.

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Who is the Lantra - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course designed for?

This qualification is for you if you work in - or will be working in - a construction or fencing environment.

What subjects does the Lantra - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course cover?

At the end of this qualification, your knowledge and understanding will have been assessed on:

Risk assessments and method statements

Causes and implications of work-related accidents

The terminology used in relation to health and safety at work

The types of hazard/risk encountered in the workplace

Accident reporting procedures

Safe manual handling

Correct processes for moving and storing materials

Working at height

Hazardous substances in the workplace

The hazards associated with drugs and alcohol in the workplace

The use and importance of personal protective equipment (PPE)

The hazards/risks related to the use of plant and equipment

Control measures to minimise hazards/risks relating to working around plant and equipment.

How is the Lantra - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course assessed?

The assessment will consist of a multiple-choice question paper, which is internally assessed and externally verifed.

What certificate do I get for passing the Lantra - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course?
Lantra - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
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