Courses and Descriptions

CMDP-1008Construction Safety

This course introduces students to general health and safety concerns and issues on the construction site. It considers the at-risk Young/New Worker, Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, Health and Safety Committees and Hazard Awareness and Risk Management. The course provides an overview of health, safety, and hygiene in various hazardous environments. It covers the recognition, evaluation and control of air pollution (indoor and ambient), noise pollution and physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic hazards, with the emphasis on those specifically related to construction operations (e.g. personal protection equipment, fall protection, cranes, excavation, scaffolding etc).
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