Construction Management Essentials: Health, Safety and Welfare

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Online
Course Hours
1 month course
Virtually everyone involved in a construction project has legal duties regarding health and safety. Specifically, those responsible for designing, constructing and operating buildings must manage, monitor and co-ordinate health and safety practice during the phases in which they work. Our course is designed to expand your knowledge of health and safety in construction and consider environmental perspectives linked to sustainability. This course is part of the series of Construction Management Essentials: Construction Management Essentials: Contracts and Commercial Practice Construction Management Essentials: Construction Technology

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Overview

Virtually everyone involved in a construction project has legal duties regarding health and safety. Specifically, those responsible for designing, constructing and operating buildings must manage, monitor and co-ordinate health and safety practice during the phases in which they work. Our course is designed to expand your knowledge of health and safety in construction and consider environmental perspectives linked to sustainability. You will be provided with key skills in dealing with actual or anticipated health, safety and environmental risks along with a thorough grounding of how these skills are uniquely applied to the built environment. Moreover, there is further focus on management plans for safe working practices.

By completing the course you will demonstrate an ability to analyse the issues around the legal framework surrounding health and safety, evaluate risk management systems, and prepare management plans for safe working practice on your sites. The Health, Safety and Environment course is delivered online via e-learning and case studies to support you as you study. You will be given access for 90 days to offer you flexibility as you study.

Objectives

At the end of your course you will be able to:

  • Apply the legal framework which underpins health and safety in construction.
  • Reflect on the manager’s role in promoting and enhancing the health safety and well-being of stakeholders.
  • Apply principles of risk management to enhance Health, Safety & Welfare on construction projects.
  • Critically evaluate and deliver appropriate/enhanced H&S practice & procedures to projects.
  • Identify problems, gather data and evaluate approaches.
  • Makes informed judgements by critically analysing information and data which may be incomplete.
  • Communicates ideas, information, arguments and results.

Suitability

The course is for those looking to develop skills in a key area of construction practice. The course is suitable for* :

  • Construction managers
  • Site Managers
  • HNC or HND construction professionals
  • Other technical and specialist
  • professionals working in the construction industry with 3 – 5 years’ experience

 

*This course is a standalone that contributes to your professional development. For those looking to become MCIOB via the Chartered Membership Programme (CMP), please purchase the full CMP programme.

Structure

Content will be delivered using the following resources in order to give a rich and informative experience:

  • Instructional eLearning
  • Course reading materials
  • Case studies and practical exercises.

Contents

The topics covered are:

Legal Framework

  • Statutes, CDM, HSE (in the UK), codes of practice, company policies, accident investigations, actions and investigation techniques, presentation / interpretation of accident statistics, RIDDOR

Manager’s Role

  • Leadership, culture, inductions, toolbox talks, training report improvements to prevent reoccurrence, mental health awareness

Risk management

  • At pre-contract and contract stages: the principles of risk assessment (five steps to risk assessment), quantitative and qualitative risk techniques, principles of prevention (control measures to be applied)
  • Best Practice schemes including Considerate Constructors etc.

Assessment

At the end of the course there will be a short online quiz to test your understanding of subject. You will receive a certificate of course completion following this.

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