Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Identify the definitions, principles, and concepts relating to occupational safety and health in the construction industry.
2. Explain the various regulatory requirements associated with the occupational safety and health aspects of construction programs.
3. Relate the need for an occupational safety and health program, and the issues relating to accident prevention/ hazard control programs, in construction.
4. Describe the factors that influence workers’ compensation in construction.
5. Identify and describe various occupational safety and health program elements that should be incorporated into a construction safety and health program.
6. Describe techniques for acquiring hazard information.7. Comprehend fundamentals, explain terminology and discuss concepts of industrial hygiene and toxicology associated with construction.
8. Identify major health hazards found in the construction workplace and how construction workers can be protected.
9. List and discuss important features of occupational health programs required to address health hazards in the construction workplace.
10. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter. (Effective July 1, 2013)