Construction Safety and Health Management
C&EE X 490.05
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This course is an introduction and review of construction safety management principles and practices.
What you can learn.
- Gain an overview on the requirements by the federal and state (CAL-OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulation to reduce potential injuries and illnesses in work environments
- Identify risks inherent in construction projects and apply safety measures to prevent potential negative impacts
- Calculate and quantify the economic impact of accidents, analyze root causes, and apply preventive measures for maximum safety on the job
About this course:
This course is an introduction and review of construction safety management principles and practices. Students will become familiar with why construction safety is integral to the success of any construction management program or project. The course will also provide an overview of Federal and State (California) OSHA compliance requirements, loss prevention protocols, worker's compensation, and an introduction to safe work practices and other control measures that will reduce potential occupational injuries and illnesses. Students will study the safety risks inherent in a construction project, and understand the economic impact of accidents.