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IOSH Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers training course

Course code: SHECSM

Course overview

A 5 day training course for agents, supervisors and managers with, or expecting to have, responsibility for construction projects.

N.B. The course is approved by CITB and Build UK, companies that pay into the CITB levy can claim £120 back per person, click here for more details.

IOSH Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • To give managers and supervisors an understanding of everyone's safety, health and environmental responsibilities on a construction site.
  • To enable managers and supervisors to recognise how they can influence, control and monitor risk to improve safety, health and environmental issues on a construction site.
  • Enhanced promotion prospects.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Better risk management on construction sites, with increased compliance with legal obligations, and an enhanced safety culture.
  • Better cost effectiveness, less waste of resources and a reduction in lost time throughout the duration of a construction project.

What you will learn

The learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the key reasons for managing safety, health and environmental impacts on a construction site.
  2. Identify construction site hazards and risks, their impact and how to manage them.
  3. Identify how law can have an impact on construction sites.
  4. Describe the principles that underpin good safety, health and environmental performance on a construction site.
  5. Describe how to assess, reduce and control safety, health and environmental risk on a construction site.
  6. Describe how to manage a construction site to ensure contractors and others understand their safety, health and environmental responsibilities, are engaged and share knowledge to influence positive behaviour.
  7. Describe how to implement and monitor an effective traffic management system on a construction site.
  8. Identify how to evaluate and respond to an incident to identify immediate and root causes, to prevent recurrence on a construction site.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • On successful completion of a multi choice question paper and a work based project, based on risk assessment, an IOSH Certificate for Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers – valid for five years, and recognised worldwide.

How is this training delivered?

  • The course is classroom based, and has numerous group activities throughout; all delegates are expected to contribute and interact with each other. Each delegate will be issued with a course workbook, which they take away at the end of the course, and can be used for future reference.

Course dates

Course code
5 day course
Price from
£495.00 + £35.00 certification

No course dates are currently scheduled, call us on 0800 876 6708 to discuss the options available.

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