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CEM-805 Safety Management in Construction
Campus SCEE (NIT)
Programs PG
Session Summer Semester 2016
Course Title Safety Management in Construction
Course Code CEM-805
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives Course Objectives:
 This is an intensive independent study course that gives students a comprehensive understanding of workplace safety and teaches students how to manage safety in workplace. This course discusses all of the primary facets of workplace safety and how they interrelate.

Course Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
  • To recognize the construction safety hazards associated with various construction processes, materials and equipment.
  • To identify the most common causes of accidents and fatalities in hazardous areas of construction.
  • To recommend abatement techniques for hazards found in construction.
  • To gain a better understanding of the OSHA standards and the enforceable requirements for worker safety and health.
  • Students will be able to locate and identify the correct OSHA Standards in the 29 CFR 1926 manual.
Detail Content
  1. Introduction.
  2. Cost of Construction Accidents / Incidents.
  3. Compensation.
  4. Construction Safety Programs.
  5. Analyzing Construction Hazards and Accidents/Incidents.
  6. Construction Accident Prevention Techniques.
  7. Personal Protective Equipment.
  8. Job Site Safety.
  9. Construction Standards.
  10. OSHA compliance.
  11. Safety in Construction Contracts.
  12. Subcontractor Safety.
  13. Owners and Construction Safety.
  14. Designer and Construction Safety.
  15. Safety, Health and Environmental Management System.
Text/Ref Books
  1. British Standards Institutions (2000). Occupational Health and Safety Management system: Guidelines for the Implementation of OHSAS 18001. Publication No. BSI-02-2000, London.
  2. Peurifoy, R.L. and Schexnayder, C. J. (2007). Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods. 7th Edition. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
  3. Barrie and Paulson. (1992). Professional Construction Management: Including C.M, Design-Construct, and General Contracting. McGraw-Hill.
  4. Griffith, A and Watson, P. (2004). Construction Management: Principles and Practices. Palgrave MacMillan, NY.
  5. Levy, M. Sidney. (2000). Project Management in Construction. McGraw-Hill.
  6. Rowlinson, S. (2003). Hong Kong Construction – Safety Management and the Law. Sweet & Maxwell Asia, Hong Kong.
Time Schedule Summer Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Engr. Zia Ud Din
MS, HanyangUnivesity, South Korea
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Specialty: Construction Engineering & Management