Health, Safety and Environmental Services

CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection 23rd & 24th September 2013


This course is intended for persons responsible for inspecting and checking scaffolds for safe use and for signing certificates and registers accordance with statutory regulations.


The overall aim is to develop in trainees an understanding of scaffold components, forms of construction and inspection procedures of basic access scaffolds and to comply with current legislation and Codes of Practice.


The course will give trainees an understanding of:

· Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

· Work at Height Regulations 2005

· Regulations and Approved Codes of Practise (ACoPs)

· Scaffold Terminology

· Scaffold Materials

· Means of Access

· Gin Wheels and Ropes

· Scaffold Ties

· Construction Regulations and Recommendations of Basic Scaffolds

· Practical Inspection

· Reports

Competence is measured by multi choice examination and practical scaffold inspection examination.


CISRS Certification of training upon completion of course and successful completion of both examinations.


Successful attendees who have passed a CSCS Health & Safety test will apply for a CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection card.

When: 23rd & 24th September 2013

Venue: The Bridge Innovation Centre, Pembroke Dock, SA72 6UN

Pre-requisites: Candidates must be in receipt of CSCS Test, 1 day Health and Safety, SSSTS or SMSTS.

Cost: £380.00 + VAT (inclusive of certification and card)

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CIEH First Aid at Work 20th & 27th September, 4th October 2013

CIEH Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

The CIEH Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work is a two-unit, three-day course that will enable successful candidates to act as a first aider in their workplace.

  • Unit 1: Emergency First aid in the Workplace
  • Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

Outline programme

The training programme for Unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • assessing an incident
  • unconscious casualties
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • choking
  • external bleeding
  • shock
  • minor injuries

The training programme for Unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • secondary survey
  • injuries to bones, joints and muscles
  • suspected head and spinal injuries
  • chest injuries
  • burns and scalds
  • eye injuries
  • sudden poisoning
  • anaphylaxis
  • major illnesses

When: 20th & 27th September, 4th October 2013

Venue: Cliff Hotel, Gwbert, Cardigan, SA43 1PP

Cost: £180.00 + VAT inclusive on materials and certificates

SMSTS Refresher

For those who currently hold a valid Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificate. The certificate has to be renewed every five years by attending this SMSTS Refresher course.

This course aims to give candidates an understanding of their responsibilities and accountability for site safety, health and welfare and current health and safety legislation including risk assessment.

Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • The current focus of the HSE’s attention
  • Risk assessment and method statements
  • CDM Regulations 2007
  • Construction Health, Safety and Welfare (CDM part 2)
  • Reporting of Accidents, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences (RIDDOR)
  • Behavioural safety
  • Occupational Health
  • Overview and changes to the current legislation affecting construction to include:
    • Work at Height Regulations 2005
    • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002, Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 and Noise at Work Regulations 2005
    • Fire on Construction Sites Including Fire Safety Order 2005
    • Construction Waste and Site Waste Management Plans

When: 9th & 16th September

Venue: Hotel Mariners, Haverfordwest

Cost: £350.00 + VAT inclusive of materials, certificates and lunch