CITB Director’s Role for Health and Safety (DRHS)
This 1-day interactive course has been designed for Company Directors with the aim of recognising the human and financial implications of health and safety legislation non-compliance.
At the end of the course delegates will be able to recognise the moral, economic and legal costs and implications of decisions made in the boardroom, understand the importance of strategic risk management; appreciate the consequences of failing to manage health and safety adequately, acknowledge the need to appoint competent health and safety expertise to assist them in carrying out their health and safety responsibilities, and develop a strategy for implementing a positive health and safety culture within their organisation.
Course duration is 1 day
Who Should Attend?
The one day CITB Site Safety Plus course is aimed at Company Directors and Senior Managers.
Delegates will explore the risks associated with non-compliance of health and safety legislation, and consider how boardroom decisions impact on the health and safety of the workforce.
The course will cover the moral, economic and legal costs/implications of decisions made in the boardroom. Delegates will understand the importance of strategic management of risks and appreciate the consequences of failing to manage health and safety effectively.
Delegates will also understand the importance of competent duty holders cooperating, communicating and coordinating health and safety throughout the whole project.
Following the course delegates will be able to recognise the need to appoint competent health and safety assistance and the limitations of such an appointment, and be able to identify the basic tools for introducing a proactive health and safety culture into their organisation.
During the course delegates will develop a bespoke action plan for improving health and safety within their own organisation based around the ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’ principles.
The course will provide a summary of how to promote a positive organisational culture for health and safety.
This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual or group presentations. Delegates will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test. 100% attendance is required for eligibility for the final test.
Successful delegates will be issued with a certificate valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, delegates will need to retake the course before the expiry date.
This course is recognised and endorsed by Build UK as the standard for all directors and senior managers.
This Director’s Role for Health and Safety Course is listed in the Construction Training Directory. Delegates’ achievements will be listed on the Construction Training Register.
There are no set entry requirements for this qualification. Delegates must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Delegates will need to demonstrate a strong commitment to the course.
Delegates must provide valid ID on the first day of the course, such as a passport or driving licence.
A buffet style lunch is provided, along with refreshments when delivered at a Sanctus Training venue.
Mandatory Course Material:
CITB Publications and registration £69.90 – chargeable at point of booking (VAT exempt).