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CMGT 7220 - Health and Safety in Construction

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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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

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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

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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