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Safety and Health in Construction

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Safety and Health in Construction
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • This free online course touches on most aspects of health and safety in construction. It covers construction safety and health management, risk assessment, planning for safety, and the safe use of construction plant and equipment, electricity and other services. It is also suitable for third-level students of construction studies and related disciplines.

  • 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 study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 1 )
  • Safety and Health in Construction (Third Level Students of Construction and Related Disciplines)
    • Safety and Health in Construction (Third Level Students of Construction and Related Disciplines)
    • Lesson 1: Construction Safety and Health Management and Key Requirements
    • Importance of Managing Safety and Health in Construction
    • Key Legislation and Guidance
    • Reporting Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences
    • Training Needs
    • First Aid Requirements and Welfare Provisions
    • Summary and Assessment
    • Lesson 2: Risk Assessment
    • Hazards, Risks and Controls
    • Types of Hazards
    • Accident Prevention
    • Safe System of Work Plan (SSWP)
    • Summary and Assessment
    • Lesson 3: Planning for Safety
    • Key Duty Holders, the Safety and Health Plan, and the Safety File
    • HSA and Construction
    • Summary and Assessment
    • Lesson 4: Construction Plant and Equipment, Electricity and Other Services
    • Safe Use of Construction Plant and Equipment
    • Electrical Equipment
    • Working Near Overhead Electricity Lines
    • Working Near Underground Services
    • Demolition
    • Overview of Working on Roads
    • Summary and Assessment
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Health and Safety Authority

  • Video


  • Audio


  • Assessment


  • Certification


  • Price


  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive


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