Course Aims

This SMSTS course is designed to enable managers to help site managers, agents and supervisors to:
Manage health and safety on-site in accordance with current legal provisions, and within the context of their management or supervisory role.
Develop an understanding of responsibilities and accountability for site health, safety and welfare.
Recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical and productive.

SSP - Site Management Safety Training Scheme - VIRTUAL

Who Attends

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) is designed for site managers, agents and persons who are, or are about to be, responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff and

Course Content

The SMSTS course content includes:

Introduction to health and safety law, duties, responsibilities, enforcement and sanctions.
Overviews/explanations of relevant construction activity legislation.
Accident costs, causes, investigation, prevention and reporting requirements.
Risk assessment and principles of prevention.
Safety management systems, policies, plans, performance and measuring.
Management of Contractors.
Development of safe systems of work and permit systems.
Effective communicating.
Behavioural science including awareness of human error.

Motivating safety behaviour:
Recognition of an organisations duties and responsibilities.
Recognition of responsibilities of Managers, Supervisors and Operatives.
Production of site activity instructions (safe system of work).
Planning for health and safety within the context of a project.


By the end of the Site Management Safety Training (SMSTS) course, delegates will be aware of and be able to:
Implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which effects them during their daily work.
Implement new guidance and industry best practice.
State their duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment.

Qualifications Obtained

Issue of the most highly regarded Construction Site Managers Safety Certificate (valid 5 years) will be awarded to those persons who successfully complete the SMSTS course including the compulsory final examination (81% pass grade).

Entry Requirements

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English

Additional Information

*PLEASE NOTE* all online bookings are provisional until confirmed with you by our training team.

This virtual course is delivered as a block 5 day course. 

Arrange your course with Sibbald

If pre-scheduled dates are not listed on this page, or if the dates published do not fit your requirement, please contact us as arrangements can be made to suit your needs. 

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