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Health and Safety in Construction CMGT 7220

Construction Management - CMGT Course

Course details

Presents the role of key stakeholders involved in health and safety issues. Sessions will include: Legal framework for health and safety in Canada, philosophies and techniques for managing health and safety, the business benefits of health and safety, and the concepts of risk management and due diligence.


  • 50% in CMGT 7205
  • Acceptance into the Construction Management degree program.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of CMGT 7220 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 78282


Mon Jan 09 - Mon Feb 13 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 78282
  • $358.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 13 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 298

Heather Dupuis

Course outline




Important information
  1. Course Study Guide to be purchased from BCIT bookstore. HANDI-GUIDE to British Columbia's OHS Regulation - 2021 Edition *Note: If you were accepted into this program prior to 2022 fall this course is a core course for you. If accepted as of 2022 fall this course is an elective for you.

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Summarize the roles and functions of the Workers Compensation Board in BC.
  • Identify and locate various sections of the Workers Compensation Board regulatory framework and interpret their application.
  • Explain the different levels of responsibility for occupational safety regulatory compliance.
  • Explain the different levels of responsibility for occupational safety regulatory compliance.
  • Analyze the business and regulatory consequences of not actively managing health and safety.
  • Determine and analyze the cost of occupational accidents.
  • Develop strategies to actively manage health and safety.
  • Locate various electronically available construction health and safety resources and evaluate their applicability.

Effective as of Winter 2006

Related Programs

Health and Safety in Construction (CMGT 7220) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Management
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time


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