Safe Pass

FAS/Solas Safe Pass Course

The aim of FAS/Solas safe pass (SafePass) training course is to raise the standard of health and safety awareness in the Construction Industry. To ensure all site personnel undergo basic Health and Safety awareness training with the view to making a positive contribution to the prevention of accidents and avoidance of hazards.

Safe Pass programme is operated and managed by Solas. [www.solas.ie]

Duration: 1 Day

Assessment: Written assessment as set out by FÁS accreditation.

Accreditation: On full completion of this course each participant will receive a letter of course completion with Safe Pass Card being sent out by FAS/SOLAS 4/6 weeks later.

Requirements: -1 passport sized photo, -PPS number, -Valid ID

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Why do I need Safe Pass?

The Safe Pass Programme is necessary to make workers aware of the dangers on construction sites so that they will not be a danger to themselves or their co-workers. 

Who pays for the Safe Pass Course?

Generally the employer pays for the Safe Pass course.  The employer under section 10,25 & 26 of Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act, 2005 is responsible to allow employees time off from their duties for awareness training as may be reasonable having regard to their health and safety without loss of remuneration.

When do I need to renew my Safe Pass training?

Safe Pass awareness training should be renewed every 4 years.

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