Construction Safety begins with the most basic of the understanding of hazards and risks and covers up to the most advanced form of safety implementation at site as the hazards, risks and consequences (incidents/accidents) are measurable at the time of activity.

Objective Of Construction Safety

  • To carry out a systematic, critical appraisal of all construction hazards involving personnel, plant, services and operation method at worksite and
  • To ensure that the present Construction Safety, Health and Environment Management System fully satisfy the legal requirements, company’s written safety policies, objectives and applicable safety guidelines
The most important areas of focus during the training, policy formulation, auditing/risk assessment and supervision at site during construction are as follows:
  1. Scaffolding
  2. Fall protection (scope, application, definitions)
  3. Excavations (general requirements)
  4. Ladders
  5. Head protection
  6. Excavations (requirements for protective systems)
  7. Hazard communication
  8. Fall protection (training requirements)
  9. Construction (general safety and health provisions)
  10. Electrical (wiring methods, design and protection)