Highfield – L1 International Award in Health & Safety for Construction Labourers & Site Visitors

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About Course

The Highfield Level 1 International Award in Health and Safety for Construction Labourer’s and Site Visitors has been developed by Highfield, the UK and Middle East’s leading supplier of safety and compliance-based qualifications.

What next?

Individuals achieving this qualification can then progress onto:
• Highfield Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment
• Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Assessment Methods

Learners will sit a 30-minutes multiple-choice examination containing 16 questions and must achieve at least 10 questions correctly.

What Will You Learn?

  • Roles and responsibilities of a site operative
  • Fire safety procedures
  • Manual handling
  • Working at height
  • Working in confined spaces
  • Basic lifting operations
  • Working with hazardous substances
  • Working in noisy environments

Course Content

1. Understand the importance of health and safety in a construction environment

  • 1.1 State the role and responsibilities of a site operative
  • 1.2 Identify basic on site welfare and first aid requirements
  • 1.3 State the safety procedures in the event of a fire
  • 1.4 Identify what personal protective equipment (PPE) is required on site and who is responsible for this
  • 1.5 Identify the importance of correct and safe manual handling
  • 1.6 Identify an operative’s responsibilities when dealing with plant and machinery
  • 1.7 State how to use a ladder safely
  • 1.8 Identify an operative’s responsibilities when working at height (including the safe use of scaffolding and fall protection equipment)
  • 1.9 State best practice for basic lifting operation when using lifting equipment
  • 1.10 Identify the requirements when working in confined spaces and excavations
  • 1.11 State what safety principles need to be followed when using hazardous substances
  • 1.12 Identify safety principles when working in noisy environments
  • 1.13 State the cause, effective and safety principles relating to hand arm vibration
  • 1.14 State organisational and legal responsibilities relating to the use of drugs and alcohol on site
  • 1.15 Give examples of how to protect members of the public from site operations
  • 1.16 Identify the benefits of health screening

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