Effective Management of Safety in Construction

Effective Management of Safety in Construction

OSHA Standards

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Safety on the location

Why This Course Is Essential

Awareness is the key to prevention!

Welcome to our comprehensive course on Effective Management of Safety in Construction. This course is designed to educate and empower both employers and employees within the construction industry, a field known for its high-risk environment that encompasses a broad array of activities, including residential and commercial building construction, bridge assembly, road surfacing, excavations, demolitions, and extensive painting projects.

Construction professionals are often exposed to a wide array of serious hazards, such as falls from heights, unguarded machinery, accidental contact with heavy construction equipment, electrocutions, exposure to silica dust, and asbestos. It is imperative, therefore, to ensure a safe and healthy work environment, and that’s where this course comes into play.

Our course provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and best practices of Construction Safety and Health Management. We have compiled a plethora of information, tools, and resources that aim to aid you in identifying, mitigating, and ultimately eliminating potential hazards related to construction activities. Regardless of your role – be it a worker on the ground or an executive in the boardroom – this course is designed to provide practical, effective guidance on managing safety in your unique construction context.

Every construction company is unique, with distinct work operations and environments. Therefore, it is critical to customize your Construction Safety Management System (CSMS) to fit your specific needs.

To create an effective CSMS, we will guide you through the five crucial components of the system:

  1. Building a robust safety culture
  2. Encouraging participation and involvement at all levels
  3. Implementing comprehensive worksite analysis
  4. Enforcing proactive hazard prevention and control measures
  5. Providing extensive education and training for all staff members

The standards and guidelines provided in this course apply to a wide range of construction industry professionals:

  • Contractors who undertake contracts for construction, alteration, repair, including painting and decorating [29 CFR 1926.10(a)].
  • Subcontractors who commit to fulfil any part of the Labor or material requirements of a contract [29 CFR 1926.13(c)].
  • Suppliers who provide any supplies or materials, especially if the work is performed on or near a construction site, or if the goods or materials are specifically fabricated for the construction project and the work can be categorized as a construction activity [29 CFR 1926.13(c)].

Through this course, we aspire to empower you with the knowledge and tools necessary to ensure a safe and productive construction environment. Safety is not just a regulatory requirement, but a moral and ethical responsibility, and we are here to help you uphold it effectively

In less than ten hours, this course helps provide the skills and competencies necessary to identify and mitigate construction-related hazards, effectively manage risks, and promote a culture of safety in the construction industry. By the end of the course, participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of construction projects.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for construction workers, supervisors, managers, foreperson, and safety professionals in the industry who are responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of employees. It is also suitable for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of construction site safety. 

Why it works

  • Minimal disruption to the working day – the course takes only half a day
  • Designed for anyone, in any construction sector, worldwide
  • Provides the knowledge and tools required to identify roles and responsibilities in the construction or demolition environment.
  • High-impact programme
  • Efficient and effective learning – multiple construction site topics are covered in a single, self-contained course.

The business benefits

Participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of construction projects.:

  • Minimise risk of an incident.
  • Improve your safety culture
  • Develop staff roles in critical point controls.
  • Achieve an internationally recognised and respected certification for staff
  • Enhance your reputation within the construction industry.

Your benefits

By taking this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand your own responsibilities for construction safety
  • Identify and report on potential hazards
  • Assess workplace safety levels
  • Comply with the OSHA and international standards

The average time needed to complete the course is 10 hours and the minimum pass mark for the exam is 70% and we recommend the course is taking every 2 years.

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Who benefits From This Course

Everyone! construction safety is a serious risk to our lives, homes and businesses.

The world is changing quickly and businesses need employees with training, knowledge and skills in order to be competitive.

People who continually develop their professional skills or pursue higher education and training, are placing themselves at the forefront for career advancement opportunities in their future.

By giving yourself or your employees, the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe at work and go home safe, which makes the rest and play time in life, far more rewarding, whatever it is you love to do.

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER, EMPOWER YOURSELF TODAY!

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Course Includes

  • 47 Lessons
  • 5 Tests
  • Course Certificate