The BOHS CCHRC 2.0 has been designed to give Site Supervisors and Site Managers an understanding and awareness of the health hazards they could come across on a construction site, such as dusts, noise and gases. It informs them about the most common health risks associated with construction work, and how to control these risks in order to reduce workplace ill health for themselves and their colleagues.
This course is part of the BOHS Breathe Freely campaign, which is raising awareness about the scale of workplace disease in the construction industry. Read more about Breathe Freely here.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
The syllabus comprises of six sections:
- Introduction and managing health risks (required first module)
- Risk assessment and control principles
- Chemical and biological hazards and control
- Physical hazards and control
- MSDs and mental health risks and control
- Putting learning into action (required last module)
Who is the course for?
BOHS CCHRC 2.0 is aimed at site supervisors who have front line responsibility for controlling the health risks on a construction site. The course has also proven helpful for Health & Safety advisors and managers to reinforce their understanding of health risks.
It would also be suitable for people who wish to progress into these job roles.
How long is the course?
The course comprises of around 6 hours of learning time, delivered over one day. It can be delivered virtually or in the classroom.
Candidates must pass a short multiple-choice examination taken at the end of the course either online or on paper. On completion, they will receive the Certificate in Controlling Health Risks on Construction Sites.
£150 per person (1 day course) + vat (exclusive of £100 BOHS Exam Fee)