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ECITB CCNSG Safety Passport 

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The CCNSG (Client Contractor National Safety Group) Safety Passport is the engineering construction industry safety card.


Workers must have a valid CCNSG Safety Passport to enter many engineering and construction sites. As a result, around 30,000 people complete the course each year.

Successful completion of the course allows participants to show an awareness of the need for safe working practices and apply them in the workplace, demonstrate a knowledge of common health and safety hazards and demonstrate a basic knowledge of current safety legislation.


Delegates completing an ECITB CCNSG Safety Passport training course will be able to;

  • Understand health and safety law and permits to work

  • Understand safe working practices relating to scaffolding

  • Describe accident and first aid procedures

  • Explain fire precautions and procedures

  • Define COSHH and personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Understand the importance and theory of manual handling

  • Describe noise procedures and practices

  • Prevent accidents and know safe practices

  • Understand the importance of good housekeeping

Course Content


The CCNSG National Course covers the following topics:

  • Safe behaviours at work, including consequences of good and bad safety practices and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

  • Risk assessments, including fire safety, hazardous substances and asbestos.

  • Hierarchy of control.

  • Manual handling.

  • Provision and use of work equipment regulations.

  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome.

  • Working in confined spaces and working at height.

  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations.

  • Site transport.

  • Signage.

  • Excavations.

  • Electric/Isolation.

  • Environment, including noise. .

  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences.


This is a two-day course. Delegates are required to complete the full course to be eligible for certification.



To successfully achieve the course, delegates must pass each assessment issued.


Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a CCNSG Site Safety Passport.

Cards are valid for three years upon which a CCNSG Site Safety Passport Renewal course must be completed.

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