Course Code: 5620775
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MURAT GÜNDÜZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

• Identify construction safety and importance of construction safety in construction • Explain regulatory requirements associated with construction safety • Relate the need for a safety program, and how this program can be implemented into construction • Identify and describe safety program elements • Identify major hazards found in the construction workplace and explain how construction workers can be protected. • Quantify direct and indirect losses due to construction safety claims

Course Content

Construction safety and importance of safety in construction. Legal framework for safety. Turkish standards. Overview of safety program elements. Benefits of implementing a safety program. Role of safety professional. Proactive accident prevention. Human factors in construction safety. Claims due to accidents. Direct and indirect costs due to accidents.

Learning Outcomes

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