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CMGT 7220 - Health and Safety in Construction

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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.

Prerequisite(s)

Acceptance into the Construction Management degree program or by departmental approval and CMGT 7205 - Construction Equipment Management

Credits

1.0

Cost

$349.76

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 33190

Thu Oct 28 - Thu Dec 09 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 28 - Dec 09 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 403

Instructor

Heather Dupuis

Course Outline

Cost

$349.76

Notes

  1. Note* There will be no class on November 11, Remembrance Day.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 78282

Thu Mar 03 - Thu Apr 07 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 03 - Apr 07 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 207

Instructor

Heather Dupuis

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$349.76

Notes

  1. Course Study Guide to be purchased from BCIT bookstore.

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

CMGT 7220 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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