All site supervisors have a lot of responsibility on their shoulders. Not only is there all the logistics of the job to control there is a huge weight to balance due to health and safety responsibilities. Supervisors and managers risk being prosecuted by the HSE if they are discovered to be in breach of the Health and Safety legislation, and therefore training is essential to avoid legal problems, let alone moral ones.
The CCNSG Leading a Team Safely provides supervisors with excellent skills and understanding of their duties. This course is a step on from the Safety Passport which is open to anyone working on site. The supervisor passport is an excellent qualification to have and will help to ensure the management on site understand how to reduce risks and keep the workers safe.
Excellent Training Delivered in one Day
The one day course is popular as it is able to provide a lot if information and a qualification in a short period of time. In order to attend the supervisor training all delegates have to hold a valid CCNSG Safety Passport, if the passport has expired it will need to be refreshed before applying for the supervisor option.
The course will give the supervisors the legal knowledge they need when taking on such a level of responsibility. Supervisors can be prosecuted if they are not following the law when it comes to health and safety, and business owners need to make sure the supervisors are competent to help prevent the company and directors from being prosecuted too.
Learn Valuable Management Skills
On the course the management functions of the supervisors is examined. You will learn what your role involves and be made aware of your legal and moral responsibilities. There are some excellent management skills that are taught too such as planning and time management. Communication plays an important role in health and safety. You must learn how to communicate with everyone on the site from workers to contractors, sub-contractors and even the clients. Further training covered on the course includes: risk assessments, spotting hazards, monitoring the workplace and behaviour aspects.