Construction Site Safety Manager (S031)


5 Days

5 Years

Construction Site Safety Manager (S031)

The NPORS Construction Site Safety Manager Course is ideal for those who are considering, or already have, responsibilities for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff e.g. site manager.

NPORS Construction Site Safety Manager (S031) Course Content

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.

This course is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all construction managers.

At The End Of The Course You Will Have An Understanding Of:

  • The purpose of health and safety legislation and the different legislative requirements that must be followed to ensure this is achieved
  • Highlight the legal duties of the employer, self-employed and to a lesser extent, employee to promote health and safety awareness and effective standards of safety management by every employer
  • Describe the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations that cover the management of health, safety and welfare on construction projects
  • The key principles and benefits of a Health and Safety Policy and the organisations arrangements for putting those policies in place
  • Understand the importance of risk assessment, method statements and communication in ensuring a reduction in workplace accidents
  • Explain the needs of employee training to maintain competence on site
  • The importance of good communication on site with all employees particularly during site induction and ensuring critical information is conveyed
  • The principles of leadership and worker engagement to influence good working practices on site
  • Describe the importance of accurately measuring, monitoring and reporting on health and safety within the workplace
  • Explain how to use reliable information to show health and safety risks are being managed
  • Identify the statutory and non-statutory forms, notices, signs and registers used within the building and construction industry and the keeping or records and other details
  • Describe why accidents happen, the human factors, trends, causes, impacts and preventative measures required including reporting and follow up
  • Identify the factors to consider when developing construction phase plans, safe systems of work, assessing risk, undertaking site inspections and daily health and safety management
  • Describe the importance of sustaining good health in the workforce and how to plan and maintain suitable practices to prevent the high costs that work – related ill health causes
  • The importance of providing suitable welfare facilities. Ensuring they comply with the CDM Regulations. Also the importance of a positive approach to managing mental health issues. Reducing the costs to the industry
  • Identify, manage and support individuals affected by drugs and alcohol and understand the legal framework that regulates it
  • Protecting the workforce from exposure to hazardous substances
  • The implications of lead in buildings, its effect, management and control
  • Understand the risk of asbestos, the inhalation of air borne particles, excess noise, vibration, injuries and how they can be reduced
  • Highlight the requirements to be considered when setting out a construction site
  • Correct fire planning and dangerous substance control including safe handling and storage; ensuring procedures are in place to manage hazard and risk
  • The dangers of working on or near to live electrical circuits and ensuring good working practices are in place
  • Managing temporary works and ensure they are planned, maintained and removed appropriately
  • Control and management of plant and equipment on site ensuring effective planning, risk assessment, training and maintenance is carried out
  • Planning and control of mobile plant and vehicles and the legal obligations on site
  • The legal framework and guidance that supports the management of health and safety for mobile, lone and out of hours workers and the risks and control
  • Working at height such as working platforms, scaffolds, ladders, flat and pitched roofs and anywhere near fragile materials, openings, holes and roof edges
  • Health and safety requirements when selecting and using common forms of access equipment
  • How to use scaffolds
  • The importance of fall arrest and suspension equipment
  • Planning excavations and a safe working practice considering all elements of excavations
  • Working with underground and overhead services
  • Confined spaces

Entry Requirements

For learners that require the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ displayed on their card they must have passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years.

Most importantly, a good understanding of spoken and written English.

NPORS Training – Next available dates

Construction Site Safety Manager

Monday 12th – Friday 16th June 2023

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NPORS Theory assessment made up of open questions and multiple choice.

Traditional NPORS Card

For entrants that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification.  If the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card.


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Validating An NPORS Operator Card

The categories on the reverse of the Operator Card can be validated by scanning in the QR code on the front of the card, using the online card checker or by contacting NPORS on 01606 351240.

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