Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Course
(Leading to CSCS Green Card)

Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs.

So Health & Safety is a significant concern. The government, employers and workers all have an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents and preventing ill-health at work.

This course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry and can be used as part of their induction process or as preparation for the level 1 award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment. Whilst this course, Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction environment provides you with a qualification in its own right, it can also form part of your CSCS green card application.

The course starts with an introduction to the legal aspects of health and safety before covering the basics of risk assessment and safe working practices. It then goes into detail to cover the most common hazards encountered in construction environments from Working at Height and Respiratory Hazards to electrical and chemical hazards.

Target Audience

The course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry. Advantages The course can be used as part of a company induction process. It can also be used to aid in preparation for the level 1 award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

Further Progression

For more detailed information on key health and safety issues we offer a wide range of courses including Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling, Electrical Safety, COSHH, Working at Height, Risk Assessment and many more.

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Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Modules

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
1Introduction70
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
2Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls70
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
3Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height70
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
4Manual handling70
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
5Plant, Machinery and Noise70
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
6Respiratory Risks70
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
7Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety70
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
8Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards70
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
9Vehicles, PPE and General Safety70
Level 1 Health and Safety
in a Construction
environment (Leading to
CSCS Green Card)
10Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card70

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Duration: 120 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).