Site Management Safety Training SchemeCITB

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Awarding Body


Course Reference

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)


5 days (37.5 hours)


Multi choice written exam and trainer review

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however delegates should hold, or be about to hold, the role of site manager.  Previous health and safety knowledge is recommended. Those without previous health and safety management experience are recommended to sit the two day SSSTS course.  Delegates must be competent in written and spoken English necessary for operating efficiently at site management level.


Provided by CITB

Number of delegates

Minimum 3 – Maximum 20

Course Introduction

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) is a five day course designed for site managers, or aspiring site mangers.  It is designed for those with responsibility for managing, monitoring, implementing and reporting in a construction environment.

The course covers relevant health, safety and environmental 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 among the workforce.

Course Aims

To help site managers to :

  • Manage and implement health, safety and environmental aspects on site, in accordance with current legal provisions and within the context of their management role.
  • Implement new guidance and industry best practice.
  • Develop an understanding of responsibility and accountability for site health, safety, welfare and the environment
  • Recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical, productive and environmentally friendly.

Course Content

  • Health and Safety law
  • Health and Safety At Work Act
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM)
  • Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Induction and Training
  • Effective Communication
  • Leadership and worker engagement
  • Inspection and Audit
  • Statutory Forms, Notices and Registers
  • Accident prevention, control, reporting and investigation
  • Management of health
  • Welfare facilities
  • Stress and mental health at work
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Control of substances hazardous to health
  • Lead
  • Asbestos
  • Dust and fumes
  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Manual handling
  • Site organisation
  • Fire prevention and control, and dangerous substances
  • Electrical safety
  • Temporary Works
  • Work Equipment and hand held tools
  • Mobile work equipment
  • Lifting operations and equipment
  • Mobile workforce and driver safety
  • Working at Height Regulations
  • Working at Height
  • Common access equipment
  • Scaffolding
  • Fall arrest and suspension equipment
  • Excavations
  • Underground and overhead services
  • Confined spaces

Book or Enquire Now

To book a course, or for more information, please call our Training Team on 01905 425 468.

Scott explained the course details very well and I understood and enjoyed the practical. Top man Scott. Good training facilities.

Watertight Management
Mark Matthias, Watertight Management