CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)


CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

Newly appointed or soon-to-be supervisors must understand what is expected of them regarding health and safety, and how to best promote safety in their new role.

The aim of the CITB SSSTS training is to provide supervisors with an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, as well as their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. It will highlight the requirement to promote health and safety to supervise effectively.

This training is approved by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), of which TEAM Safety Services is an accredited member. Upon completion of the course and assessment, you will receive a CITB SSSTS accredited certificate, which is listed in the Approved Code of Practice for the construction (Design and Management) (CDM) Regulations as a demonstration of competence in the role of site supervisor.

The goal of this training is to ensure course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the safety problems of the industry
  • Have an understanding of how health and safety law is structured and how it applies to supervisors
  • Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling the site safely
  • Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements
  • Carry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
  • Be able to monitor site activities effectively
  • Understand the importance of timely intervention when bad practice is identified

  • Receive necessary and important training in the convenience of your workplace.
  • Direct and personal training by an experienced teacher will ensure that you retain all the information.
  • The in-company format allows us to tailor some of the discussions and topics to your specific business, making it more relevant to you.
  • Effectively carry out your supervisor role by promoting safety on the construction site.

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1 day


Multi-choice questions


In Company