Safety and Health in Construction

Learn how to better manage health and safety for construction projects, with this free online construction course.

Health and Safety
Free Course
Health and safety is a truly vital part of every construction operation. From ensuring the security of your workers, to protecting your firm against lawsuits and damages, the importance of health and safety cannot be underestimated. This free online construction course will teach you the most essential aspects of health and safety in construction, so that you, your company, and your colleagues will be well protected.




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This free online Safety and Health in Construction course covers all of the most important aspects of health and safety in construction. The course starts by guiding you through the core processes involved in risk assessment and planning for safety. It then guides you through the safe handling of construction equipment, electrical devices, and other central construction resources, so that you are fully up-to-date on the main aspects of construction health and safety protocols. 

Next, the course will show you how to identify different types of hazards and means of preventing accidents. You will learn how to how to report accidents, how to ensure that First Aid and welfare provisions are always on-site, and how to implement standard safety procedures for crisis moments. Finally, the course will guide you through some key legislation relating to construction health and safety that you need to be aware of.

Staying safe in any workplace is always of the highest importance. But when it comes to construction, the amount of potential workplace hazards is considerably higher than most other work environments. This makes it essential that everyone in the construction industry is aware of the central health and safety standards that are taught, for free, in this course. So, check out the course today, and learn something really useful in just a few short hours.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will understand the importance of managing safety and health in construction, and the related key legislation. You will know how to report accidents. You will be more aware of training, first aid and welfare provisions.
This course will help you to identify types of hazards and ways to prevent accidents. You will know how to plan a safe working environment in construction by implementing safety procedures for electrical equipment, overhead electricity lines, demolition and many more important aspects of safety.


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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