Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

The Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) is a two-day course which introduces Site Supervisors to their legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues while on site. This Site Safety Plus course has been designed to meet the needs of site supervisors within the construction industry and is aimed at those who have to, or are about to, acquire supervisory responsibilities.

The course aims to highlight many specific areas of Health and Safety legislation from the importance of a risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication and monitoring in order to provide and maintain positive standards of health, safety and welfare on a construction site.

Some of the core topics covered in the course include:

             •  The Health and Safety at Work Act

             •  Specific site issues that challenge supervisors on a daily basis

             •  Effective toolbox talks

             •  Supervision of occupational health

             •  Behavioral safety

             •  How health and safety law is structured

             •  How the supervisory role fits in with the manager’s role in controlling the site safely

             •  Understanding the need for method statements

             •  Construction Site Health, Safety and Welfare

             •  Communication routes within site activity

             •  Supervision of occupational health

Entry Requirements

The SSSTS is suitable for anyone who is currently working as a site supervisor or intends to work as a site supervisor. No formal qualification are required however the subject material is challenging and requires quite a bit of reading.

Course Duration

The SSSTS take 2 Days to complete. At the end of the 2 days a multiple choice examination takes place.


             •  Risk assessment

             •  Method Statement

             •  Principles of prevention

             •  Health and safety management

             •  Noise and Vibration

             •  Respiratory Risks

             •  Drugs and Alcohol

             •  Illness/Health Monitoring

             •  Fire prevention/control and other emergencies procedures

             •  Hazardous substances (COSHH)

             •  Delivering effective toolbox talks

             •  CDM

             •  Welfare

             •  PPE

             •  Accidents and First Aid

             •  Manual Handling

             •  Intervention Skills

             •  Examination

In order to be fully prepared for the operative test the following resource are very helpful and is available as a book, DVD, App and downloadable video:

Site Supervision Simplified (GE 706/15)


This course will be delivered at our training facility of G&C Training Centre Ltd. based in Chessington, Surrey within the London Borough of Kingston Upon Thames.

For relevant key words: ganger, gangerman.

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