Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card)

Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs. So Health & Safety is a significant concern. The government, employers and workers all have an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents and preventing ill-health at work. This course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry and can be used as part of their induction process or as preparation for the level 1 award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment. Whilst this course, Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction environment provides you with a qualification in its own right, it can also form part of your CSCS green card application

Please note this course does not include the final examination, to purchase the course with the addition of the examination, please click here >

What Does the Online Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction Environment Course Cover?

The course starts with an introduction to the legal aspects of health and safety before covering the basics of risk assessment and safe working practices. It then goes into detail to cover the most common hazards encountered in construction environments from Working at Height and Respiratory Hazards to electrical and chemical hazards.

E-Learning Course Modules

Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
1 Introduction Pass percentage required:70%
2 Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls Pass percentage required:70%
3 Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height Pass percentage required:70%
4 Manual handling Pass percentage required:70%
5 Plant, Machinery and Noise Pass percentage required:70%
6 Respiratory Risks Pass percentage required:70%
7 Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety Pass percentage required:70%
8 Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards Pass percentage required:70%
9 Vehicles, PPE and General Safety Pass percentage required:70%
10 Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card Pass percentage required:70%

Recommended system requirements Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)