Construction Safety ManagementBook - 2009
The construction industry is a global, dynamic and innovativeindustry that delivers buildings and infrastructure for all aspectsof commercial and domestic activity.
This dynamic and innovative industry is faced with safetychallenges on a project by project and day to day basis. Excellencein Health and safety management is therefore a key requirement ofconstruction industry professional practice, and as such its studyis a necessary and core component of a wide range of builtenvironment undergraduate degree programmes, either as a distinctdiscipline or as an embedded component.
Construction Safety Management is an accessible,up-to-date text that outlines the principles and practices ofconstruction health and safety management. It is written to supportthe study of health and safety on professionally accreditedundergraduate built environment degree programmes. The textintroduces and informs the reader of issues, concepts, legislationand practice pertinent to the sound development of knowledge andpractice requisite for effective construction health and safetymanagement.
Students on courses ranging from Architecture, ArchitecturalTechnology, Building Engineering, Civil Engineering, ConstructionManagement, Project Management and Quantity Surveying will findthat each chapter presents clear learning objectives, addresses keyissues and concepts and provides for self-assessment oflearning.
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