IOSH Design & Management Regulations – Duties of Clients, Designers and PSDP Training

IOSH Project Supervisor Design Process Course – PSDP Training

About the Course

Course Duration: One Day

The regulations covering construction activities 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. Our newly IOSH approved Project Supervisor Design Process course covers the duties of the Client, Designers and Project Supervisor for the Design Process.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for all Client personnel involved in construction activities in their organisation (management team members, facilities, procurement, engineering and maintenance), designers, engineers, consultants acting in the role of PSDP, Safety Officers/Managers, Employer Representatives and Quantity Surveyors.

Certification

IOSH certification awarded on successful completion of the PSDP course.

Course Objectives

On completion of this PSDP training participants will be able to:

  • Fully understand the role of Client, Designer and PSDP as it pertains to Health and Safety for construction projects.
  • To be able to assess the competency of persons wishing to act as Designer & PSDP
  • To successfully act as Designer and PSDP with respect to the Health and Safety legislation and develop a safety file.

Participants

15

Course Content

  • Introduction to the Course
  • Role of PDSP
  • Key definitions applicable to Design & Mgmt. under the 2005 Act.
  • Designing For Safety in Construction:
  • Legal Requirements
  • Duties of the Client – Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013
  • Workshop 1 – Appointments.
  • Particular Risks – Schedule 1 of the Construction Regulations 2013.
  • Duty of Designers – Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013.
  • General Principles of Prevention (Design Activity)
  • Duties of the Project Supervisor Design Process – Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013.
  • Workshop 2 – Particular Risks
  • Practical Implementation
  • Notification to the Health and Safety Authority (AF1).
  • Designer kick off Meeting.
  • Design Stage Meetings
  • PSDP site survey.
  • Design safety review.
  • Design risk assessment / PSDP Risk Register
  • Workshop 3 – Designer Risk Assessment Exercise
  • Preliminary Health and Safety Plan  (PSDP Plan).
  • PSDP role during construction.
  • Project Safety File.
  • Course summary

Course Assessment

  • Successful completion of Written and practical test

PSDP Training FAQ's

What is the Project Supervisor Design Process Course – PSDP Training?

The Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) course is training covering the duties of the client, designers, and project supervisors for the design process during construction activities. This is essential in order to comply with Part 2 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Construction Regulations 2013 – Design and Management Regulations.

 

Why do the Project Supervisor Design Process Course – PSDP Training?

It is vital for anyone playing a project supervisor role in the design process of a construction project in Ireland to complete this training in order to comply fully with the legal regulations governing construction projects.

 

What do you learn on the Project Supervisor Design Process Course – PSDP Training?

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the role of the PSDP. It includes information on:

  • Designing for safety in construction
  • Legal requirements
  • Duties of the client according to the 2013 Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Regulations.
  • Duties of the designers according to the 2013 Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Regulations.
  • General principles of prevention
  • Identifying particular risks
  • Practical implementation of safety measures
  • Notification to the Health and Safety Authority (AF1)
  • PSDP site surveys
  • Design safety reviews, risk assessments, and the PSDP Risk Register
  • Creating a PSDP Health and Safety Plan and a Project Safety File
  • The role of PSDP during construction

On completion of this PSDP training participants will be able to:

  • Fully understand the role of Client, Designer and PSDP as it pertains to Health and Safety.
  • To be able to assess the competency of persons wishing to act as Designer & PSDP
  • To successfully act as Designer and PSDP with respect to the Health and Safety legislation.

 

How long is the Project Supervisor Design Process Course – PSDP Training?

This course is a one day long online course. It is assessed through written and practical tests.

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