Exploration of the OSHA regulations and related safety practices governing the construction industry. Provides an analysis of the high incident/accident rates in the construction industry and how it contributed to the passage of the OSH Act in 1970. Presents practical examples of how to apply on the job construction safety and health programs and policies
What Will You Learn?
- Examine and explain the theories and concepts of construction safety and health. Discuss, evaluate, and interpret OSHA's construction standards and related safety practices. Describe how to apply construction safety and health programs and policies while on the job. Identify and discuss safety and health issues and practices in the workplace. Explain how to estimate the costs of work accidents and rates. Describe contractors and safety and health teams. Discuss ethics and safety, including how ethics is an important part in the construction safety profession. Explain the Workers' Compensation Program. Discuss hazard analysis and risk assessment. Define and discuss stress, workplace violence, and conflict resolution. Explain the emergency response system and its importance to the construction safety professional. Discuss ISO 14000 and its importance to the construction professional.
Personal Protective Equipment