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SOLAS Safe Pass Course

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Introduction to
SOLAS Safe Pass Course

SOLAS Safe Pass 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 with this SOLAS Safe Pass training course, delivered by Must Do Training at various locations in Dublin, Mayo and Galway.

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.

This course, delivered by experienced, Solas-accredited tutors, provides essential knowledge and skills to navigate the dangers of construction sites. It ensures compliance with the Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013. It equips participants with the know-how on how to work safely in construction environments and prevent accidents and injuries.

We run SOLAS Safe Pass Courses at multiple locations across the country including Safe Pass Dublin, Safe Pass Mayo, (Castlebar and Claremorris) and Safe Pass Galway, (Galway City). Private group training can also be provided at a location that suits you – please contact us to discuss availability and a quote.

Course Content

SOLAS Safe Pass Course Content

The SOLAS Safe Pass training course 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.

This course is designed to provide participants with practical knowledge to ensure they are well-prepared to work safely in construction settings.

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend this Training Course?

The SOLAS Safe Pass training course is designed for individuals involved in the construction industry, 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. Construction Apprentices/Students: Apprentices/Students studying construction-related courses who require basic safety training before entering the workforce.
  7. Professionals in Allied Industries: Candidates working in industries associated with construction, such as engineering, architecture, surveying, and landscaping who don’t have a higher level health & safety qualification.

SOLAS Safe Pass course aims to provide participants with the necessary safety awareness and knowledge to prevent accidents and injuries on construction sites. 

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Specific requirements to ensure a smooth learning experience

To attend the SOLAS Safe Pass training course, candidates must meet the following requirements: 

  1. Be at least 16 years of age.
  2. Have a good level of written and spoken English.
  3. Have an Irish PPS Number (If you are living in Ireland and employed by an Irish company, or have recently moved to Ireland and are trying to find employment, you must have an Irish PPS number to attend this course. If you are employed abroad, coming to Ireland to work on a particular contract and returning to your home country upon completion of that contract, we may be able to apply to SOLAS for permission to accept you for training. Please contact us for further details if you meet this criteria.



Legal Requirements

This course is a legal requirement in Ireland

The SOLAS Safe Pass training course is a legal requirement for all construction workers, craft workers, and onsite security personnel etc 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 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 highly qualified and 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. 

Let’s explore the various Safe Pass training options Must Do Training offers in Safe Pass Dublin, Safe Pass Mayo and Safe Pass Galway.


SOLAS Safe Pass Course - Must Do Training

SOLAS Safe Pass 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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