Design & Management Regulations – Duties of PSCS & Contractors Training

IOSH Project Supervisor Construction Stage Course – PSCS Training

About the Course

Course Duration: 1 day

The regulations covering construction activates in Ireland are wide and varied. None more important than Part 2 of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Construction Regulations 2013 – Design & Mgmt. Regulations. This newly certified IOSH training course covers the duties of the Project Supervisor for the Construction Stage and Contractors.

Target Audience

This training course covering the duties of the PSCS is suitable for all Client personnel involved in construction activities in their organisation (management team members, facilities, procurement, engineering and maintenance), consultants acting in the role of PSCS, Contractor mgmt. teams acting in the role of PSCS and Safety Officers/Managers.

Certification

IOSH certification awarded on successful completion of the course

Course Objectives for Participants

On completion of this PSCS training course participants will be able to:

  • Fully understand the role of the Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) and Contractor as it pertains to Health and Safety
  • To be able to assess the competency of persons wishing to act as Contractors.
  • To successfully act as PSCS and Contractor with respect to the Health and Safety legislation.

Course Objectives for Organisation

  • Reduced Absenteeism.
  • Improved productivity within the workplace.
  • Improved performance from individuals and teams.
  • Empowered safety management action leading to long term effectiveness within the organisation.

Participants

15

Course Content

  • Introduction to the  Project Supervisor Construction Stage Course
  • History of the Legislation
  • Introduction to Key Duty Holders
  • Detailed Examination of the Duties of the PSCS
  • Workshop 1. Particular Risks in Construction
  • Detailed Examination of the Duties of Contractors
  • Practical Implementation
  • Notification to the Health and Safety Authority (AF2).
  • Appointment Letter.
  • Review of Preliminary Safety and Health Plan
  • PSCS site survey.
  • Preparation of Construction Stage Plan
  • Contractor Documentation required (Safety Statement & Method Statement, insurances)
  • Site Safety Induction
  • Monitoring & Reviewing
  • Contractor Coordination
  • Project Safety File
  • Course summary

Course Assessment

  • Written and practical test

PSCS Training FAQ's

What is Project Supervisor Construction Stage Course – PSCS Training?

Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) training is a course that covers the duties of the Project  Supervisor for the Construction Stage of any building project. This is vital training in order to comply with Part 2 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work  Construction Regulations 2013 – Design and Mgmt. Regulations. This training course covering the duties of the PSCS is suitable for all client personnel involved in construction activities in their organisation (management team members, facilities, procurement, engineering and maintenance), consultants acting in the role of PSCS, contractor management teams acting in the role of PSCS, and Safety Officers/Managers.

Why do Project Supervisor Construction Stage Course – PSCS Training?

This PSCS training is essential in order to comply with Ireland’s regulations governing construction activities. As well as the legal requirement, it is a valuable course for improving health, safety, and efficiency on construction sites.

What do you learn during Project Supervisor Construction Stage Course – PSCS Training?

This course is valuable both for participants and the organisations they work for. On completion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role of the Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) as it pertains to health and safety.
  •  Be skilled at assessing the competency of potential contractors.
  •  Be able to act as PSCS and contractor whilst complying with health and safety legislation

There will also be benefits to the organisation that the participant works for, including:

  • Reduced absenteeism
  • Improved workplace productivity
  • Improved performance
  • Empowered management team leading to long term effectiveness of health and safety measures within the organisation

 

How long is Project Supervisor Construction Stage Course – PSCS Training?

This is a one day online course for up to 15 people. It is assessed via written and practical tests.

 

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