Occupational safety and health management in the construction sector

This course aims at strengthening capacity to devise and use an occupational safety and health (OSH) management approach within construction firms.


Deadline for applications: 15 January 2012.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Explain the principles and guidelines for the OSH management;
• Identify and analyze the main OSH hazards and risks in the construction sector as well as propose control measures;
• Describe the ILO guidelines for the OSH management in the construction enterprises based on the ILO OSH 2001;
• Explain the key points to prepare, implement, monitor and audit an occupational safety and health plan;
• Analyze the OSH Management System in a construction enterprise in order to propose measures for its improvement.

The course targets OSH advisers and trainers belonging to government, employers' or workers' organizations involved in the promotion of OSH within construction firms. It will also interest other people from professional or industrial bodies, training institutions involved in OSH issues and, above all, managers, supervisors and technical staff in charge of OSH within construction firms.

Further information

  1. Construction: a hazardous work