Construction Site Safety Supervisor (S029)


2 Days

5 Years

Construction Site Safety Supervisor (S029)

The NPORS Construction Site Safety Supervisor Course is ideal for those who have, or are about to acquire supervisory responsibilities. Also perfect for anyone who requires an understanding of legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities.
The course provides a depth of knowledge enabling them to give valuable assistance in safely managing a construction site.

NPORS Construction Site Safety Supervisor (S029) Course Content

All courses within the CSS Scheme have been approved and mapped by CITB allowing for grant claims.

The Construction Site Safety Scheme courses are recognised by BuildUK.

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

  • Health & Safety Legislation and specific regulations
  • Explain the requirements of occupational health and safety management system and outline how to develop and maintain health and safety management system
  • Develop risk assessments and method statements to ensure a safe place of work
  • Describe how to complete statutory inspections, carry out safety checks and monitoring of construction sites for compliance
  • Describe accident reporting (including relevant legislation), specific injuries and ill health that may occur in the construction industry
  • Highlight how proactive leadership and engaging with workforce can aid with protecting employees in the construction industry
  • Explain the emergency procedures and first aid requirements for a construction site and how to actively manage them
  • Discuss how to identify and handle hazardous substances associated with working on construction sites
  • Outline the risks asbestos pose to health and the basic legal requirements to manage the risks
  • Explore steps to be taken to ensure health and welfare of workers in the construction industry
  • Outline the main factors to be introduced when controlling worker exposure from dust and fumes on a construction site
  • Explain how to control exposure to noise and vibration risks for construction workers
  • Outline how to properly undertake work tasks when manually lifting and moving loads
  • Identify issues and influences that must be considered when setting up a construction site
  • Identify the dangers of electricity and safe working practises for working on or near to live electrical circuits with electrical tools and equipment
  • Explain the factors required to ensure the control and management of construction plant, associated transport and general work equipment on construction sites
  • Identify the basic requirements for safe lifting operations on construction sites, the lifting equipment and lifting accessories required and the main key points that are required to ensure safety
  • Discuss the main requirements for working safely at height
  • Describe the hazards and appropriate control measures that must be introduced for excavation tasks
  • How to locate, identify and plan for work near overhead services and underground services
  • Identify the main fire hazards and identify basic requirements for fire safety on site
  • Highlight the main hazards and associated risks when carrying out work in confined spaces
  • Describe the role and main duties of temporary work supervisors
  • Describe the role of construction site safety supervisor regarding awareness of environmental issues on site
  • Discuss the role of construction site safety supervisor in pollution prevention
  • Explain environmental damage and how this can occur from improper management or the mixing of waste materials
  • Explain what construction site safety supervisors can do to help reduce the nuisance dust and noise emitted from construction sites and processes

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

28th – 29th June 

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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.


Established in 1992, the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme is now one of the UK’s leading Accreditation and Registration Bodies, working across the Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine sectors.

NPORS offers flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and Accredited Training Providers.

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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