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CSCS Health, Safety & Environmental Awareness

Course 232

Course Duration

Days: 1


1 – 16

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of health and safety on site.
  • Work on site more safely and with lower risk to themselves and others.
  • Pass the CSCS Health and Safety Test.
  • General responsibilities
  • Accident prevention and reporting
  • Emergency procedures and firstaid
  • Health and welfare
  • Respiratory risks
  • Noise and vibration
  • Hazardous substances
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Electrical safety and hand-held equipment and tools
  • Safety signs and signals
  • Site transport safety
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Manual handling
  • Working at height
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Course Summary

  • Excavations and confined spaces
  • Environmental awareness
  • Waste control


CSCS Health, Safety and Environment Test Pass Letter – Valid for 2 years.

CSCS Construction Site Operative Card (if applicable) – Valid for 5 years.

Refresher Period

CSCS Health, Safety and Environment Test result is valid for 2 years.

Any Other Relevant Information

The Construction Skills Competence Scheme (CSCS) Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness is a classroom based course involving group and individual exercises as well as practice tests (time permitting) prior to sitting the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment Test.  After passing the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment Test, delegates have 2 years to apply for a CSCS card as a Construction Site Operative.

Recommended Follow-On Courses

Working at Height Essentials
Mobile Elevating Work Platform (scissor or boom)
Aluminium Scaffolding Tower
Low Level Access

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