Safety and Risk Management in Construction Projects

Course Title Course Language Est.Duration-days Est.Duration-Hours
Safety and Risk Management in construction projects Bilingual 5 nil

Learning Objective

The aim of this course is to identify and evaluate the safety management in construction projects to minimize and control health and safety (H&S) of construction workers.

Course Contents

Types of occupational hazards in the stages of designing and implementation of projects:

  • Engineering Risks: Risks include the excavation and demolition, scaffolding, ladders of all kinds, and the work of blacksmithing, carpentry, welding and cutting, blasting and modern construction technology, such as crane towers, batching plants, quarries, tunneling wrenches, earth moving equipment, transportation and other work and installations at high altitudes
  • Natural Hazards: Include the dangers of working in conditions of heat and dust, humidity, noise, lighting, and high pressures poles
  • Chemical Hazards: Likely presence in the site as incendiary chemicals and disaster, paints, solvents, flammable volatile, organic which upon touched leads to skin burn sand if inhaled leads to respiratory problems
  • Health Hazards: These include occupational diseases and injuries through work and first aid
  • Fire Hazards: Various types and sources, causes and modern means of fire protection devices and rescue equipment

Safety System and Occupational Health in the Field of Construction:

  • Site: Site study and determine the safety requirements that must be met when planning site
  • Materials and Raw Materials: Requirements to be met in the field of storage, transportation and handling the use of various brands of materials and raw materials in the construction and building industry
  • Buildings and Facilities: Factors affecting the safety of buildings, installations and safety requirements
  • Equipment: Equipment safety, instructions, and safety requirements in operating and maintenance of equipment
  • Human Factor: Safety requirements, training, professional testing, health, and social services and personal protective equipment.
  • Legal Responsibility: Laws and government regulations, project owner’s responsibility, site engineer’s responsibility, contractor and subcontractors’ responsibility, Procedures to be followed when the accident occurred at the site
  • Specifications and reports
    – International and Local standards to be taken into account in civil, industrial and electrical works
    – Periodic reports on application procedures and safety instructions
    – Various types of incident reports
    – Industrial accidents investigations and inspection procedures


Attendees will get training certificate after the completion of the course