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Safe Pass Mayo

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Introduction to
Safe Pass Mayo

SOLAS Safe Pass Mayo is a basic one-day, mandatory safety awareness programme, aimed at general construction workers including apprentices and trainees, craft workers and onsite security personnel.

Under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013, construction workers are legally obliged to carry a valid SOLAS Safe Pass card on site at all times.

Enhance your construction safety awareness and comply with regulations with this SOLAS Safe Pass training course, delivered by Must Do Training in Castlebar and Claremorris.

What you need to know

  • Minimum age to attend Safe Pass training: 16 years old
  • Duration of Safe Pass training: 1 Day (8am – 4pm)
  • Maximum number of candidates for Safe Pass training: 20
  • Requirements for Safe Pass training: Irish PPS number | Good written & spoken English | Photo ID |Passport Sized Photo
  • Certification for Safe Pass training: SOLAS Safe Pass Card, valid for 4 years.

Led by SOLAS-accredited, experienced and knowledgeable trainers, our Safe Pass Course in Castlebar and Claremorris, Co Mayo covers various topics including health and safety laws, accident prevention, and proper equipment usage.

Venues for SOLAS Safe Pass MAYO

Join us for SOLAS Safe Pass training at the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris on Saturday’s and in Castlebar on Wednesday’s. Leave with the certification you need to work in the construction industry.

Click the Book SOLAS Safe Pass Course button to see a list of our upcoming Safe Pass courses in Mayo and book your space online, or contact us directly for further information.

If you have a private group and would like to have one of our expert tutors deliver training in a location that suits you, please get in touch to discuss a quote and availability.

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Benefits of Safe Pass Mayo Certification

Goals and Benefits of Obtaining SOLAS Safe Pass Certification in our Castlebar and Claremorris Safe Pass centres in Mayo:

  1. Compliance: Obtaining SOLAS Safe Pass certification ensures compliance with legal requirements under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013. This certification is mandatory for all construction workers in Ireland.
  2. Enhanced Safety Awareness: Completing the SOLAS Safe Pass training equips participants to understand better the hazards associated with construction work. This heightened awareness helps identify potential risks and proactively prevent accidents.
  3. Reduced Risk of Accidents: By familiarising participants with health and safety laws, duties, and responsibilities, the certification helps reduce the risk of accidents and injuries on construction sites. Workers are trained in best practices for accident prevention and reporting.
  4. Improved Safety Culture: SOLAS Safe Pass training fosters a culture of safety within construction teams, encouraging workers to prioritise safety in their daily tasks. This leads to a safer working environment for all personnel onsite.
  5. Financial Return: Employers benefit financially through reducing accidents and incidents. Reducing insurance, legal and other costs and increasing revenue through enhanced reputation, quality recognition and qualification for high  value projects. ROI is estimated at 400-600% (OSHA)
  6. Access to Employment Opportunities: Many construction companies require employees to hold a valid SOLAS Safe Pass card before allowing them to work onsite. Obtaining this certification enhances job prospects and opens up employment opportunities within the construction industry.
  7. Renewal Awareness: SOLAS Safe Pass cards issued by SOLAS have an expiry date, typically every four years. By certification, participants become aware of the need for regular renewal and ongoing safety training, ensuring their knowledge and skills remain current.
  8. Personal Development: SOLAS Safe Pass training enhances workplace safety and contributes to personal development. Participants gain valuable knowledge and skills that can benefit them professionally and personally, making them more competent and confident in their roles.
Course Content

Safe Pass Mayo Content

Our SOLAS Safe Pass training course in Mayo covers a comprehensive range of essential topics to ensure participants are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for safe work practices in construction environments. Topics covered include:

  1. Health & Safety Law: Understanding the legal framework and regulations governing health and safety in construction.
  2. Duties and Responsibilities at Work: Clarifying roles and responsibilities to ensure compliance with safety protocols.
  3. Safety Culture: Cultivating a culture of safety awareness and accountability among workers.
  4. Accident Reporting and Prevention: Identifying potential hazards and implementing preventive measures.
  5. Work at Heights: Safety procedures for working at elevated heights, including fall protection equipment.
  6. Excavations, Confined Spaces, Underground, and Overhead Services: Protocols for safe work in confined spaces and around underground and overhead services.
  7. Working with Electricity: Understanding electrical hazards and safety precautions when working with electrical equipment.
  8. Use of Personal Protective Equipment: Proper selection, fitting, and use of personal protective equipment to mitigate risks.
  9. Use of Hand-held Equipment, Tools & Machinery: Safety guidelines for operating hand-held equipment and machinery.
  10. Safe Use of Vehicles: Procedures for safely operating vehicles on construction sites and navigating traffic.
  11. Noise & Vibrations: Understanding the risks associated with noise and vibrations in construction environments and implementing measures to mitigate them.
  12. Manual Handling: Techniques for safe lifting, carrying, and moving objects to prevent musculoskeletal injuries.
  13. Health & Hygiene: Promoting good health and hygiene practices to prevent the spread of illnesses and infections on construction sites.

Our course is designed to provide participants with practical knowledge and hands-on training to ensure they are well-prepared to work safely in construction settings in Mayo.

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend this Training Course?

The Solas Safe Pass training course is designed for candidates involved in the construction industry in Mayo, including:

  1. General Construction Workers: Those engaged in construction activities such as building, demolition, renovation, and maintenance.
  2. Craft Workers: Skilled tradespeople such as carpenters, plumbers, electricians, bricklayers, and painters who work on construction sites.
  3. Onsite Security Personnel: Individuals responsible for ensuring security and safety on construction sites, including security guards and site supervisors.
  4. Contractors and Subcontractors: Owners, managers, and workers of contracting firms who undertake construction projects.
  5. Site Visitors: Anyone who needs to access construction sites for inspection, delivery, or other purposes.
  6. Apprentices/Students: Apprentices/Students studying construction-related courses who require basic safety training before entering the workforce.
  7. Professionals in Allied Industries: Individuals working in industries closely associated with construction, such as engineering, architecture, surveying, and landscaping.

SOLAS Safe Pass course is compulsory for construction workers who must possess a valid SOLAS Safe Pass card at all times. It is essential for anyone exposed to the hazards of construction work.  The SOLAS Safe Pass course provides candidates with the necessary safety awareness and knowledge to prevent accidents and injuries on construction sites in Mayo.

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Specific requirements to ensure a smooth learning experience

To attend the Solas Safe Pass training course in our Safe Pass Mayo centres, participants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Minimum Age: 16
  2. Irish Personal Public Service (PPS) Number: As a general rule, participants must have an Irish PPS number to attend the training. However, there are particular circumstances where contractors coming to Ireland temporarily may attend. Individuals should contact the training provider for further details in such cases.
  3. Good written & spoken English: Our Safe Pass courses are delivered in English. Candidates must have a good level of English in order to attend. Translators are unfortunately not permitted.

Prospective candidates must ensure they meet the requirements above before booking their space on Safe Pass training.

Legal Requirements

This course is a legal requirement in Ireland

The Solas Safe Pass training course is a legal requirement in Ireland for all construction workers, craft workers, and onsite security personnel in the construction industry. According to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013, all construction workers must possess a valid Safe Pass card. This one-day safety awareness program aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of construction site hazards and how to prevent accidents. Therefore, obtaining Safe Pass certification is mandatory to ensure compliance with Irish legislation and a safe working environment on construction sites. The rights and obligations of both employers and employees in relation to health and safety at work are set out in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (as amended). Many of the specific health and safety laws are set out in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007- 2020 and Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013. Both employees and employers have responsibilities and duties around health and safety at work under these regulations. Employers have a duty of care to their employees and must provide them with Health & Safety instruction, information and training. This instruction, information and training helps them be ‘competent’, acquire knowledge, skills and attitude for a positive health & safety culture.
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Must Do Training

Your Trusted Training Provider

Must Do Training is a trusted, reputable provider of SOLAS Safe Pass training in Ireland. We have trained thousands of candidates all over the Country, since 2013. With a team of experienced instructors and a commitment to excellence, Must Do Training delivers top-quality courses tailored to the needs of construction professionals. Our trainers are supported by efficient and knowledgeable office staff who maintain comprehensive training records and provide outstanding customer service. 


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Safe Pass Mayo - Must Do Training

SOLAS Safe Pass Mayo is a basic one-day, mandatory safety awareness programme, aimed at general construction workers including apprentices and trainees, craft workers and onsite security personnel.

Course Provider: Organization

Course Provider Name: Must Do Training

Course Provider URL: www.mustdotraining.ie

Course Mode: Onsite

Duration: 1 Day

Repeat Count: 4

Repeat Frequency: Yearly

Course Type: Paid

Course Currency: EUR

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