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This course is for you if you’re required to adopt behavioural change relating to site safety in a construction setting.
This one-day course is designed to provide delegates with an understanding of how attitude, behaviour, communication and worker engagement at all levels can help prevent the chances of accidents occurring.
The course provides training on the benefits of adopting behavioural change and is aimed at all contractors who work on construction and civil engineering projects.
The course can be applied to any construction setting and features the use of the point of work assessment STAARR (Stop, Think, Assess, Act, Report and Review) and the TASK (Think first, Act safe, Stop if hazardous, and Keep Safe) card. This is a simple dynamic risk assessment system used where contractors or suppliers through the life of a programme have not adopted their own system.
The delegate will gain knowledge and understanding in:
At the end of the day the delegates will be able to:
Delegates must be competent in English at operative level. The course content is suited for all ability levels.
The minimum number of delegates per course is 4. The maximum number of delegates per course is 20. These are stipulated by the awarding body and are not subject to appeal.
Assessment is by multiple-choice questions, which require the delegate to answer 9 questions relating to the subject areas covered.
The examination paper is compulsory and consists of 9 questions (25 marks) covering all aspects of the course, and is selected by CITB.
The examination pass marks are determined by level:
The exam paper forms part of the overall assessment as to whether or not the delegate has successfully taken on the information necessary to demonstrate the course objectives have been fulfilled.
The examination lasts for 30 minutes and must be completed within this time.
Successful delegates will be awarded a CITB Achieving Behavioural Changes (ABC) Certificate valid for 5 years. It takes approximately 6-8 weeks for the CITB to issue certification
STAARR TASK Cards
Suggested Course Exercises
Exercise 1: Consequences of an accident
Exercise 2: Legal duties
Exercise 3: Health and safety problems
Exercise 4a: Unsafe acts
Exercise 4b: Unsafe conditions
Exercise 5: Costs of accidents
Exercise 6: Motivation for behavioural change
Exercise 7: Benefits of good health and safety performance
Exercise 8: Use of STAARR/TASK cards