Construction Safety

Start Date To be scheduled
Duration 5 Days or 5 Saturdays
Location Lagos, PH, Enugu, Online

Construction sites are dynamic activities where workers engage in many activities that may expose them to a variety of safety hazards, such as falling objects, working from rooftops or scaffolding, exposure to heavy construction equipment, or the use of temporary electrical circuits while operating electrical equipment and machinery in damp locations. Construction activities at Princeton University comprise a wide range of activities including construction of new buildings, renovation of existing facilities, and major repair or alterations of building systems.  Through implementation of safe work practices, training, and compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements, the Workplace Safety program aims to identify, control, or eliminate construction-related hazards.


By the end of the course, participants will be able to;

  • Understanding work place construction hazards
  • Recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site
  • Understanding bloodborne pathogens
  • Safely working with concrete and masonry
  • Working safely in a confined space area
  • Introduction to crane and rigging in construction
  • Understanding the effects of alcohol and drug abuse in the workplace
  • Understanding the hazards of asbestos in the workplace
  • Understanding the principles of working at height and much more.