Course Description for Construction Safety
Prerequisites: All program prerequisites should be completed prior to taking this course.
This course will examine topics in construction safety and human factors in construction. Topics covered will include: current construction safety issues and concerns, safety requirements and procedures, accident causation theories, ethics in safety, workers compensation law, accident reporting, handling stress in the workplace, preventing violence in the workplace, safety programs and policies and promoting and enforcing safety on the jobsite. Additional topics will include: ethics in management, human behavior in the workplace, leadership, management of jobsite personnel, stress management on the jobsite and preventing violence in the workforce and diversity in the workplace. The OSHA course for 10 hour construction training will also be included in this course.