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Study Safety Management

Major in Construction Management with an Emphasis in Safety Management
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Assure safe conditions for workers at a job site.

Through this emphasis track, learn how to identify hazards and manage risks of construction projects. Students learn how to react to incidents and create proactive safety procedures.

Apply safety guidelines when working at heights, handling hazardous materials, or using heavy machinery. Safety management students become familiar with different safety tools, its purpose, and proper usage.

Topics unique to the Safety Management emphasis track include:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Management
  • Fire Safety
  • Basic Electrical Safety
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Legal Issues in Environmental Health and Safety

Safety Management graduates are recruited to become safety managers at:

  • Construction sites
  • Manufacturing facilities
  • Warehouses

Safety managers train all supervising employees on the proper safety procedures and hazard prevention. In this leadership role, investigate and study past incidents in order to improve employee safety.

Graduates create manuals, report incidents, and document changes. They also perform inspections on equipment and observe the workplace to ensure all rules are followed.

Additional information
for the School of Construction

Catalog – see program guides