COVID-19 Compliance Officer – CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Compliance Officer Safety Training Course is a tailored programme specifically designed and produced primarily for the Irish Construction Sector that adheres to all Irish Government, HSE & WHO guidance and includes the principals set out in the CIF Construction Sector C-19 Pandemic – Standard Operating Procedure document.

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Compliance Officer Safety Training Course is aimed at persons taking up the role of a COVID-19 Compliance Officer in their workplace.

Course Objectives

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Compliance Officer Safety Training Course is a tailored programme specifically designed and produced primarily for the Irish Construction Sector that adheres to all Irish Government, HSE & WHO guidance and includes the principals set out in the CIF Construction Sector C-19 Pandemic – Standard Operating Procedure document.

In relation to Covid-19 Compliance Officer Role, the CIF document states; C-19 Compliance Officer: The person undertaking the role must receive training in what the role will entail. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Compliance Officer Safety Training Course is aimed at persons taking up the role of a COVID-19 Compliance Officer in their workplace.

This course is not a replacement to the CIF Online C19 course(s).

Course Topics

This Training Course covers issues that would be viewed as essential for compliance personnel dealing with the threat and dangers imposed by the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the construction work environment.

Topics covered in this programme will include:

  • What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
  • Applicable legislation 
  • Factors involved in the spread of the virus
  • (COVID-19) Facts and Figures
  • Symptoms of (COVID-19)
  • What documents need updating?
  • Pre-planning of works on site
  • Site activities
  • Travelling to and from work (cars, vans, buses etc)
  • Prevention of cross contamination (COVID-19)
  • (COVID-19) Compliance Officer roles and duties (daily proactive and reactive)
  • Welfare Facilities (canteen, toilets, drying rooms etc)
  • Work offices and spaces
  • Walkways within the workplace
  • First Aid Recommendations
  • (COVID-19) PPE Requirements
  • Meeting requirements
  • Delivery requirements
  • Returning to work after COVID-19 virus
  • Cleaning of contaminated areas (confirmed and suspected cases)
Legislation
  • Government, HSE & WHO guidance
  • CIF Construction Sector C-19 Pandemic – Standard Operating Procedure document

Course Comparison Table

There is are many other versions of this course available, with varying combinations of attributes. We have prepared a comparison table below so you will know what makes this course different to others on offer.

Key Points Our Version Other Versions
How is training delivered? Live online interactive tutor lead training Pre-recorded visual & audio presentation
Interaction: Participants can interact with trainer, questions and answers No interaction
Certification: Electronic certificate and wallet sized card No certification / No wallet card
Certification: Verified attendance to support certificate No certification / Automated non-verified certification
Assessment: Online assessment during course to ensure learning outcomes have been achieved  No assessment
Legislation Covered: Irish Construction Legislation UK Construction Legislation
Resource Pack: YES, containing: presentation, risk assessment template, return to work questionnaire. No resource pack provided

Platform

Primary Method: Virtual Training carried out through Zoom platform. 

Duration

COVID-19 Compliance Officer – CONSTRUCTION SECTOR training sessions are approximately 2 to 2.5 hours in duration.

Certification

On successful competition of the COVID-19 Compliance Officer – CONSTRUCTION SECTOR training course, participants will receive a House Certificate.

Certificates issued for this course are ONLY issued to participants who are verified as attending and successfully completed MCQ.

Renewal

There is no expiry date detailed on the certification for this course. Information and resources provided during this course are to the best of our knowledge correct at time of course delivery.

The COVID-19 situation is  rapidly evolving and organisations/ course participants are advised to keep abreast of changes.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no special entry requirements for participants associated with this course.

Site Requirements

Participants must have a suitable computer/device and internet connection which can run the Zoom platform.

This course can be delivered in onsite for essential workers sufficing that all government and health advice is being adhered to. It is the clients responsibility to ensure the site is compliant with health advice.

Public Course Dates

Summary Of Assessments

There will be a short Multiple Choice Questionnaire (MCQ) Assessment which can be completed on the participants deice:laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile phone. A link will be sent by email during the course. 

 

Useful Information

Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences

This post is to assist you to understand the requirements set out in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 370 of 2016). It explains why accident and dangerous occurrence reporting is required, what is reportable, what is not reportable, who should make the report and how the report should be made.

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