PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT COURSE FOR INSTALLATION AND CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT COURSE FOR INSTALLATION AND CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

CLASSROOM FEE: ₦65,000 | ONLINE FEE: ₦50,000

 

SYNOPSIS: The effective performance of the workers at our site is intricately tied to their ability to work safely and understanding the hazards associated with their jobs and developing a positive disposition in carrying out their varied job function including the effective handling of various tools and equipment. This training is intended to provide basic understanding of the site hazards and safe work system.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the programme, participant will be able to:

  • work at height with confidence and competence
  • a basic understanding of the safe and correct use of Portable Power Tools at work
  • take control of health risks of construction workers
  • learnt the principles of recognizing various types of hazards for the human body and how to select the best PPE to use

COURSE CONTENT

Portable Work Equipment

  • The hazards related to portable power tools in construction
  • Maintaining portable electric equipment
  • Equipment Inspection, Testing and Maintenance requirements
  • Safeguarding of Machinery at Work (FIATT) and tools design
  • Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work
  • Analysis of Accidents
  • Pre Use and After Use Inspections
  • Safe operation of hand operated power tools, including Hazards and Precautions
  • Personal Protective Equipment requirements
  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) and Noise at Work

Work at Height

  • Legal framework Work at Height Regulations
  • Duty holders and responsibility
  • The W@H Risk Assessment and Method Statement
  • Planning your W@H activity
  • Choosing the right equipment (fall arrest blocks, retsraint systems, lifelines, lanyards
  • Equipment care and inspection
  • The risk from falling objects
  • Understanding anchorage
  • The safe use of MEWP, mobile access towers and ladders

Common Health Risks in Construction

  • Common health risks in the construction sector, their prevention and early identification (respiratory, skin, noise)
  • The underlaying causes of occupational desease
  • Practical Occupational Hygiene updates and a ‘Hands On’ session
  • The direct and hidden costs of occupational desease
  • Approaches to identifying and dealing with stress and mental health issues in the construction sector

PPE Essentials

  • Risk assessment, the hierarchy of controls to achieving effective control
  • The range of PPE and how it works
  • Correct selection, use and maintenance of PPE
  • Types, capabilities and limitations of PPE covering:
  • Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)
  • Protective clothing, including gloves and boots
  • Head protection/Eye and face protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Fall protection and PPE for work at height
  • Using different PPE and equipment together at the same time
  • PPE inspection and audit

TARGET AUDIENCE: Site operatives and supervisors.

The event is finished.

Date

Nov 17 - 18 2022
Expired!

Location

Chemline House Training & Event Centre
7 Obasa Rd, Off Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja– Lagos
Duration

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