Safety on Civil Worksites


This course outlines the principles of work site safety, how to prepare a safety plan, recognise potential hazards, locate, identify and isolate services and manage equipment in order to maintain a clean, safe, tidy working environment at a work site.

Knowledge gained on this course will assist compliance with the Health and Safety in Employment Act.

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1 day course.

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Bill Evans

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$450 per person + GST

(Minimum numbers apply before a course is confirmed)

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Topics include

  • Construction sequences and processes
  • Meeting requirements of Common Law and the Health and Safety in Employment Act
  • Preparation of site safety plans
  • Subcontractors' responsibilities
  • Hazard identification
  • Establishing, maintaining and disestablishing site services
  • Locating, investigating and documenting utilities
  • Identifying site specific quality procedures
  • Essential maintenance and safety checks for tools and machinery
  • Safe operation in varying weather conditions
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Handling and storage of flammable liquids
  • Safe usage of electrical equipment outdoors
  • Roadwork signs - maintenance and safety checks
  • Manual excavation
  • Maintain records
  • On-site communications
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On completion of this course participants will

  • Recognise responsibilities under the Health and Safety in Employment Act
  • Prepare a work site safety plan
  • Understand the principles of establishing, maintaining and disestablishing work sites
  • Maintain a clean safe work site
  • Understand functions of construction plant and equipment
  • Implement safe procedures for handling flammable work liquids and electrical equipment
  • Maintain work records.
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Who should attend

  • Supervisors
  • Foreperson
  • Construction workers
  • This course will also provide a valuable overview of workplace safety requirements for project managers and inspection staff.
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