SMSTS

SMSTS

Site Management Safety Training Scheme

There are two courses that are part of Site Safety Plus specifically for site managers:

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS-R)

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

This course is for you if you’re considering, or already have, responsibilities for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff e.g. site manager.

Overview

It covers all relevant legislation affecting 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 within the workforce.

It is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all supervisors working on Build UK sites and provides an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. It highlights legal responsibilities and the need to promote health and safety to supervise effectively.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation affecting your daily work

implement new guidance and industry best practice

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

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to take a refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate, otherwise the full course will need to be retaken.

Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS-R)

This course is for you if you have previously passed the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course, or a subsequent refresher course.

Overview

This refresher brings your health and safety knowledge up to date and provides a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. It builds on the material in the original course as well as introducing new subjects.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

implement all updated health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects your management role

implement new guidance and industry best practice

fulfil your duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment

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