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Consider the shocking fact that 60,000 people worldwide die on construction sites every year and there are 475 work-related accidents a minute. Hardly surprising, then, that accidents, illness, and deaths cost businesses over £2 trillion annually.

IOSH’s globally delivered, Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers course provides essential knowledge for anyone who is involved in construction activities. It is suitable for any geographical location and for any size of organisation.

The course provides the core knowledge your workers need to stay safe and works to embed a good understanding of the techniques needed to keep others safe too. Keeping your business healthy and safe with an effective training programme will enable you to reduce the cost of accidents and illness by up to 40 per cent.

We have ensured that the practical, jargon-free nature of the course will meet the needs of every learner.

Who the course is for

Anyone who works on or around a construction site or has cause to visit the site in the course of their work.

Remember, it is your responsibility to provide your staff with the training to ensure your site is fully compliant with safety, health and environmental regulations.

What the course covers

·         Health and safety issues to be managed in the construction industry to protect employees, contractors, neighbours, and others

·         The basics of local law

·         The importance of risk assessments, method statements and the development process

·         Site requirements for the welfare of construction workers on site

·         Hazards and controls associated with construction sites and activities including working at height and confined spaces

·         Site environmental management including management of waste and ecology

What employers will get

·         Globally recognised and respected certificated training for their workers

·         Peace of mind offered by training that is designed and quality-assured by the Chartered body for safety and health professionals

·         A course that can be delivered in timeslots that suit the business

·         Fewer hours lost due to sickness and accidents, resulting in greater productivity

·         Improved, company-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation for safety measures

·         Proactive staff involvement to improve the workplace

·         Enhanced reputation within the supply chain

Welcome to the IOSH Managing Safely course - distance learning option

The course is designed and created specifically for Line managers, Supervisors, team leaders, and anyone who has to some degree day to day control over other workers in the workplace.

This is a delegate workbook lead course with everything you need already contained in your workbook.

There are a total of 7 modules these are as follows:

Module 1- Introducing Managing safely

Module 2- Assessing risk

Module 3- Controlling Risk

Module 4-Understanding your responsibilities

Module 5-Understanding hazards

Module 6- Investigating Incidents

Module 7- Measuring performance


You will work through each module at your own pace using the workbook and the distance learning exercise book, and in agreement with the course tutor, submit your exercises for each module for assessment.

Once you have successfully completed each module to the assessors satisfaction you will be instructed to move  onto the next, and so on until all modules have been completed.

On completion of the workbook, you will be required to carry out a multiform test, this consists of 30 questions, most of which are multiple choice and all you have to do is select the correct answer from the list, some questions are knowledge-based.

There is a total of 60 marks available you must score a minimum of 36 to achieve a pass

In addition to the test, there is a simple risk assessment exercise that you will complete.

This comes with full instructions. There is a total of 38 marks for this assessment, you must achieve a minimum of 23 marks for a pass.

The course is made up of 6 pages of commonly understood information related to asbestos and asbestos safety. Once you have completed the content, you are required to complete a multiple-choice validation test. 

To pass this course, you will need to achieve a minimum of 80%.

Course Detail:

Our Asbestos Awareness Refresher training course reminds you of the dangers of asbestos-containing materials. Even now, there are still around 5,000 asbestos-related deaths every year.

Why should I do an Asbestos Awareness Refresher course?

If you completed an Asbestos-Awareness over 12 months ago, we strongly recommend that you undertake a refresher course.

Both courses comply with Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and L143 Code of Practice ‘Managing and Working with Asbestos’.

Who is the course for?

Anyone who could come into contact with asbestos, or those who manage others who may do so.

This includes but is not limited to; Electricians, Painter & Decorators, Carpenters, Construction Workers, Plumbers, Plasterers, Gas Fitters, Joiners, Roofers, Demolition Workers, Shop Fitters, General Maintenance Workers, Telecommunication Engineers, HVAC Engineers, Surveyors, Alarm installers, IT installers, Architects and Caretakers.

Realistically, anybody working in the construction/maintenance industry, or who is likely to work on any building built before 1999 has a duty under law to do an Asbestos Awareness course.

About this course

The course has one section which covers:

  • The dangers of asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Where you’re likely to find it
  • The health effects of exposure
  • Legislation, risks and responsibility
  • Inadvertent exposure and what to do if you are exposed