Construction Safety and Health
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This course begins by giving you an overview of construction safety which aims to ensure that a construction site doesn’t cause immediate danger to the public around a construction site or the workers at a construction site. Health and safety in construction are important because the industry is prone to hazardous situations and can be dangerous at times. You will learn how to ensure that the finished product of construction can meet the required safety standards and the processes that can be employed to achieve this.
You will then look into health and safety in scaffolding works and study the different risks associated with it. With this course, you will learn about the different types of scaffolds, and the procedures for safely erecting, dismantling, and modifying them. You will also learn about how to plan and safely execute demolition works, as well as the possible risks and control systems to manage associated demolition risks. Lastly, you will take an in-depth look at noise hazards on worksites, its assessment, and the recommendations for effective management.
The leading safety hazards on construction sites include falls, electrocutions, and being caught between or struck by objects. These hazards have caused injuries and deaths on construction sites throughout the world. Upon the completion of this course, you will be able to maintain an effective safety management system that will help increase productivity and morale in the workplace and gain a good knowledge of how to reduce the likelihood of accidents happening. Make sure to enrol in this course to learn all these, and more!Start Course Now
Construction Safety Management - SMP20
Construction Safety Management - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Construction Safety
Risk Assessment in Construction Work
Form Overview and Work Information
Construction Safety Management - Lesson Summary
Safety and Health in Construction
Safety and Health in Construction - Learning Outcomes
Managing Safety and Health in Construction
Risk Assessment for Construction Sites
Planning for Safety.
Construction Plant and Equipment, Electricity and Other Services
Safety and Health in Construction - Lesson Summary
Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work
Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work - Learning Outcomes
Duties and Risks
Erecting, Dismantling and Modifying a Scaffold
Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work - Lesson Summary
Managing Noise and Demolition Risks
Managing Noise and Demolition Risks - Learning Outcomes
Controlling Risks in Demolition Work
Health & Safety - Managing Noise at Work
Managing Noise and Demolition Risks - Learning Summary
At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to :
- Describe the SMP20
- Outline the different sections in the SMP20
- Discuss forms in SMP20
- Identify key Identify the key regulations that govern safety at work in construction
- Define hazard, risk, and control measures.
- Describe the SSWP document
- Describe the duties of different groups of people when it comes to scaffolding work
- Describe the features of different types of scaffold
- Discuss common hazards and risk controls that can occur when doing scaffolding work
- Define demolition work
- Discuss the process of noise assessment
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