Health & Safety

Safepass (Construction Industry)

Duration: 1 Day


raise the standard of safety awareness in the construction industry,
ensure that all site personnel undergo basic health and safety awareness training with the view to making a positive Tocontribution to the prevention of accidents and avoidance of health hazards,
maintain a register of personnel who have received such training,
provide all participants with a FAS Safepass registration card, which will indicate that the holder has attended a formal course in health and safety.

Subjects Covered

  • Reasons for Promoting Safety.
  • Health and Safety at Work Legislation.
  • Accident Reporting and Emergency Procedure.
  • Accident Prevention.
  • Health and Hygiene.
  • Manual Handling.
  • Working at Heights.
  • Working with Electricity, Overhead & Underground Cables.
  • Use of Handheld Equipment and Tools.
  • Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Safe Use of Vehicles.
  • Noise and Vibrations.
  • Excavations and Confined Spaces.

Safety and Health at Work

Code: D20165
FETAC Level: 5

5 Days

This module is a statement of the standards to be achieved to gain an FETAC credit in Safety and Health at Work at Level 5.  It is a mandatory module for the National Vocational Certificate Level 5 in Community Care and the National Vocational Certificate Level 5 in Security Studies.  It is designed to be taken across a wide range of vocational areas.

This module is designed to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in the working environment.  The module should be delivered in the context of the learner’s chosen vocational area.

Programme and Course Aims

  • Recognise the factors that influence health, safety and welfare
  • Apply the principles and procedures of health and safety to the workplace
  • Understand the importance of hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Promote safe working practices and procedures
  • Be familiar with core legislation in the area of safety, health and welfare