Feb 09, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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CM 4512 - Construction Safety Management

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course provides a working knowledge of OSHA standard as they relate to the construction Industry. Safety requirements, public protection, insurance issues and contract language responsibilities are some of the topics introduced. Students who attend all of the classes and pass the final exam have the opportunity to earn an OSHA 30-hour certification. (prereq: CM 2200 , junior standing)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Develop a working knowledge of OSHA standards pertaining to common building construction operations
  • Develop a working knowledge of project- and enterprise-level safety management concerns
  • Develop a working knowledge of how safety costs affect the construction estimate
  • Develop a working knowledge of safety responsibilities on the site as they are spelled out in the contracts
  • Earn certification and acquire an OSHA 30-hour training card

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None 

Course Topics
  • The OSHA Act and how it pertains to construction
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hazard communication
  • Excavation safety
  • Fall protection
  • Scaffold and ladder safety
  • Material and tool safety
  • Setting up a safety program
  • Safety, insurance and the contract

Daniel Burazin

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