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Safety Management

Instructor: Douglas D. Gransberg, Ph.D., P.E., FRICS, M.ASCE

This course teaches the fundamentals of construction safety management. It includes job hazard analysis, applicable US regulations, and tracking of safety metrics through the development of a project safety management plan.

This course is one of ASCE’s new Guided Online Courses that are highly interactive, instructor-led programs in which learners move through a 6-week learning experience with their peers. The content includes video lectures, interactive exercises, case studies, and weekly discussion topics to help master the course material. Unlimited 24/7 accessibility to weekly modules.

Course Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the fundamentals of construction safety management, including job hazard analysis, applicable U.S. regulations, and tracking of safety metrics through the development of a project safety management plan
  • Learn how to apply safety management principles to construction projects

Who Should Attend?

  • Construction project owners
  • Design consultants
  • Construction contractors

Course Outline

Week 01:

  • Introduction to safety management
  • Laws, statutes, and regulations
  • Practice exercise # 1

Week 02:

  • Defining the scope of the safety issues
  • Jobsite hazard analysis
  • Practice exercise # 2
  • Webinar I: review of weeks 1 and 2, and Q&A

Week 03:

  • Project safety plans
  • Safety incentive programs
  • Practice exercise # 3

Week 04:

  • Designing for safety
  • Safety and constructability
  • Practice exercise # 4
  • Webinar II: review of weeks 3 and 4, and Q&A

Week 05:

  • Webinar III: review of modules 1-4 content, and Q&A

Week 06:

  • The Final Exam: online multiple choice test graded on a pass/fail basis

Course Overview

Duration: 6 Weeks
Starts: Monday 22 October 2018
Begin anytime after start date.
Ends: Friday 30 November 2018
Complete within 2 weeks of end date.
Expected sitting time per week: Up to 2.5 hours
Total video lecture content: 16 hours
Total interactive exercises: 3 hours
Credits: 1 CEUs/ 10 PDHs

Part of the Construction Engineering Certificate Program

IACET Accredited



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