Trinity College Dublin: Health and Safety in Construction

InstitutionTrinity College Dublin View institution profile
Department School of Engineering
Web https://www.tcd.ie/
Study type Taught

Summary

This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable civil engineers and other construction professionals to become familiar with the latest developments in Health and Safety legislation and practice. In addition, the course will provide them with the knowledge necessary to perform the roles of Project Supervisor, Health and Safety Coordinator, Safety Advisor, and Safety Officer. In general, the issue of Health and Safety related competency in design and on construction sites is comprehensively dealt with in this programme. The course has been accredited by IOSH and students successfully completing the programme will be eligible to apply for graduate level membership of IOSH.

Course Organisation:

Lectures are normally held on Friday evening 7 - 10 p.m. and Saturday morning 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. each week throughout the two semesters (September to April). In addition to attending lectures, participants are required to submit coursework as part of the students' assessment.

Course Content:

Health and safety legislation and legal framework
Risk management for design and construction
Construction regulations
Other relevant legislation
Health and safety management and training
Health and welfare issues; physical and chemical agents ' regulations and controls
Assessment:

Two three-hour examinations are held on two Saturdays in April.

Recommended texts:

Extensive notes are provided by individual lecturers, who may also recommend texts.

https://www.tcd.ie/academicregistry/fees-and-payments/assets/world/PG_2021_Fees_25.11.pdf

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Trinity College Dublin - The University of Dublin is an international university, steeped in history with a reputation for excellence in education, research and innovation. Trinity is Ireland’s leading university and is ranked 108th in the world1 and has been inspiring generations of brilliant thinkers for over 400 years.

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