Oilfield Training Center

Course Details

Health and Safety Awareness





The health and safety awareness training course is an interactive exploration of key health and safety concepts, tools, techniques and management systems to raise awareness among those involved in an health and safety improvement programme.


On completion of the course, the delegates will:

  • Understand health and safety law and the need to prevent accidents
  • Identify how their role fits into the control and management of the site
  • Understand the need for risk assessments and method statements
  • Appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sure
  • Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident.

Course Competency Assessment


  • Introductions and objectives
  • General responsibilities
  • Accident prevention and reporting
  • Health and welfare introduced
  • Manual handling
  • Work at height
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Emergency procedures and first aid
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Hazardous substances
  • Electrical safety
  • Hand-held equipment and tools
  • Noise and vibration
  • Site transport safety
  • Excavations and confined spaces
  • Examination
  • Safety signs and signals

Course Format

  • By practical and theoretical examples
  • PowerPoint presentation, video/DVD clips
  • Discussion/Class exercises
  • Hand-outs


Equipment Required


Designed For

This course is for those who are in, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce, to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work on site.