Construction Safety Management

 

 

Construction Safety Management -ENGC 6364

Elective Course – Master Degree Program

 

 

Course Objectives

To provide an understanding of accident causes and prevention as thy relate to the construction industry , compensation insurance, construction safety management control systems , be familiar with regulation and standards for the construction industry , and to develop a company – specific safety compliance program.

 

Course Aim:

To equip students with safety concepts and practical cases in order to be able to apply safety rules and technique in construction projects.

 

Teaching Methodology:

Lectures

Presentations

Group discussion

Case studies

Text Book

 

Text Book:

  1. Construction Safety , Jimmie Hinze , Prentice Hall , 1997 edition

 

Other references:

  1. Construction Safety Management, Levitt, R. and N. Samelson , John Wiley , 1993 2nd ed.
  2.  Construction Safety Practices and Principles, Peyton, R. and Rubio, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991.

 

 

Evaluation

  1. Course Project  …………………………………………….30%

 

  1. Course Presentation  ……………………………………….15%

 

  1. Course  Exercises  ………………………………………….20%

 

  1. Final Exam  ………………………………………………..35%

 

 

Tentative Schedule

No.

Date

Topics

Remarks

1

 

Introduction

 

2

 

Injury Accidents and their causes

 

3

 

When do Injuries occur

 

4

 

The True costs of construction Workers Injury

 

5

 

Problem Areas in Construction Safety

 

6

 

Elements of an Effective Safety Program

 

7

 

Job-Site Safety Assessment

 

8

 

Safety Meetings

 

9

 

Safety Incentives

 

10

 

Safety in Construction Contracts

 

11

 

Safety Record Keeping

 

12

 

Safety Culture

 

13

 

Safety Workers

 

14

 

Safety and First-Line Supervisors

 

15

 

Safety and Middle Managers

 

16

 

Top Management Practice

 

17

 

Safety Personnel

 

18

 

Subcontractor Safety

 

19

 

Project Coordination and Construction Safety

 

20

 

Owners and Construction Safety

 

21

 

Designer Influence on Construction Worker