This course aims to foster competence and provide the underpinning knowledge in project safety management. It is designed to enable people in client and principal contractor organisations to be confident in their project safety management responsibilities. It enables individuals with project roles to see what is required, ensure compliance with CDM requirements, and to influence and cooperate with others to deliver success.

A training programme designed to improve safety at all levels of project management.

Who is the course aimed at?

The Project Safety Management course is a safety management training programme for those engaged in project management.

What does the course aim to achieve?

The course aims to foster competence and provide the underpinning knowledge that enables people to be confident in their project management role, able to see what is required, influence others and deliver success.

What will you learn about?

The principles and practical actions required to safeguard a project

What is involved in the training?

The training can be tailored to fit with any project management system. It allows delegates to fulfil CDM requirements and provides a comprehensive safety management framework.

Training will include:

  • Pre-event preparation
  • Practical exercises (aligned with a client’s precise requirements)
  • Work outside the tutored modules
  • Case-study assessment

Course length?

4 days + 1 day for bespoke element

How many people on a course?

8 to 10 people.

Download a Project Safety Management Planning Diagram

Typical Project Safety Management Course Outline

  • Introduction and Overview
    • Introduction to the programme
    • Background
    • Aims and objectives
  • The Goal
    •  Safety management systems
    • Link with 14001 requirements
    • Project safety plan initial vs construction
    • Introduction to the 10 elements
    • The Project safety Team
  • Project Safety Management and H&S Plans
    • General principles
    • Project and safety risk
    • Consequences of risk exposure
    • Existing site risks, design risk, construction and residual/product risk
  • Project Definition
    • Need to define the project and safety requirements
    • Details of programme and scope
    • Plan must be project specific

EXERCISE (1) Understanding requirements.

  • Policy
    • 18001 requirements
    • Corporate and project specific requirements
    • Corporate standards and guides
    • Benefits of application to project
  • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Control
    • Strategic vs operational risks
    • Consequences of risk exposure
    • Risk management as a process
    • Risk vs hazard

EXERCISE (2) Identifying common hazards and risks

EXERCISE (3) Factors that affect likelihood or probability

    • Quantifying risk & principles of prevention
    • Physical system and human control measures

EXERCISE (4) Case study

    • Site, design, construction and residual risks
    • Design risk requirements
    • Risk checklist-typical construction safety risks & control measures

EXERCISE (5) Case study on construction site hazards

    • Carrying out a simple risk assessment
    • Feedback
  • Structure, Organisation, Roles & Responsibilities
    • Roles – client/contractor
    • Safety roles project manager, designer, project engineer & site manager
    • Contractor, foreman etc.
  • Communication & Consultation
    • Content and process
    • Site rules & site briefing
    • Safe system or method of working-basic requirements
    • Method statements
      • 1. Structure and content
      • 2. Process for introduction
    • Emergency preparedness
  • Coordination & Control Of Contractors
    • Need for control
    • Elements of safety plan to include
      • 1. Resourcing
      • 2. Competence, awareness and training
      • 3. Checking and corrective action, monitoring
      • 4. Project completion
    • Basic problems and issues
    • Coordination internal and external
    • Contractor control – QUIZ