Introduction to construction safety and health. Importance of job site safety, Occupational Health in Construction. Safety and theory of Accidents, Classification of Accidents, Cost of Accidents, Problem areas in construction safety, Elements of effective safety program, job site safety assessment, Safety meetings, Safety Incentives, safety in construction contracts, safety record keeping, safety culture, Safety responsibility for workers, foremen, middle managers, top management, subcontractors, owners, safety personnel, and subcontractors. OSHAS 18001 principles, clauses, and interpretation. Project HSE Management, Processes, and techniques. This course has 3 CPD credits and is CESA Accredited

Learning outcome:

  • On successful completion of this course the student will be able to Understand the need for and importance of safety management in construction projects.
  • Identify various safety related responsibilities among the project stakeholders and allocate the responsibilities for job site safety and health.
  • Perform a safety risk analysis.
  • Implement worker health and safety processes and procedures through the development of site safety plans and inculcate the safety culture.
  • Identify the hazardous conditions in construction site.
  • Suggest mitigation plans with various safety best practices and techniques.  Interpret the OSHAS 18001 principles and clauses.
  • Interpret the Building Information Modelling (BIM)’s role in enhancing safety in construction sites.

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