NPORS Construction Safety Site Supervisor- Refresher (S030)

Course Summary

This NPORS course is designed to update your knowledge of your legal responsibilities for health, safety, welfare and environment whilst also helping to identify measures which will assist in the practical implementation of these responsibilities. As this is a refresher course, delegates need to have previously passed NPORS Construction Site Safety Supervisor course.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course delegates should be able to answer and perform the following:

  • Health & Safety legislation and specific regulations
  • Explain the requirements of occupational health and safety management system and outline how to develop and maintain health and safety management system
  • Develop risk assessments and method statements to ensure a safe place of work
  • Describe how to complete statutory inspections, carry out safety checks and monitoring of construction sites for compliance
  • Describe accident reporting (including relevant legislation), specific injuries and ill health that may occur in the construction industry
  • Explain how proactive leadership and engaging with workforce can aid with protecting employees in the construction industry
  • Explain the emergency procedures and first aid requirements for a construction site and how to actively manage them
  • Explain how to identify and handle hazardous substances associated with working on construction sites
  • Outline the risks asbestos pose to health and the basic legal requirements to manage the risks
  • Explain steps to be taken to ensure health and welfare of workers in the construction industry
  • Outline the main factors to be introduced when controlling worker exposure from dust and fumes on a construction site
  • Explain how to control exposure to noise and vibration risks for construction workers
  • Outline how to properly undertake work tasks when manually lifting and moving loads
  • Identify issues and influences that must be considered when setting up a construction site
  • Identify the dangers of electricity and safe working practises for working on or near to live electrical circuits with electrical tools and equipment
  • Explain the factors required to ensure the control and management of construction plant, associated transport and general work equipment on construction sites
  • Identify the basic requirements for safe lifting operations on construction sites, the lifting equipment and lifting accessories required and the main key points that are required to ensure safety
  • Describe the main requirements for working safely at height
  • Describe the hazards and appropriate control measures that must be introduced for excavation tasks
  • Describe how to locate, identify and plan for work near overhead services and underground services
  • Identify the main fire hazards and identify basic requirements for fire safety on site
  • Describe the main hazards and associated risks when carrying out work in confined spaces
  • Describe the role and main duties of temporary work supervisors
  • Describe the role of construction site safety supervisor regarding awareness of environmental issues on site
  • Describe the role of construction site safety supervisor in pollution prevention
  • Explain environmental damage and how this can occur from improper management or the mixing of waste materials
  • Explain what construction site supervisor can do to help reduce the nuisance dust and noise emitted from construction sites and processes etc.

Maximum number of learners



1 day




Delegates will be awarded a NPORS ID card, valid for 5 years.

If required, a certificate of attendance can also be provided at an additional charge.


Please get in contact either by phoning the office on 028 30 838 267 or by emailing to discuss a price.


We run this course at our premises in Newry and for our clients across Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland at their premises or a suitable site of their choosing.

*The following course(s) have been registered by CITB NI for grant assistance to registered in scope employers