Occupational Safety and Health Primer for Construction Workers
February 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm₱4000 – ₱6000
On the morning of August 4, 2018 two construction workers died and two others were injured when a platform collapsed in a construction site at Binondo, Manila. A number of construction-related accidents which resulted from lack or absence of safety training programs and commitment from the management to implement it happens every day. These accidents cause occupational injuries and even death of the worker. Which resulted in the loss of productivity due to work stoppages and even lawsuits.
ECOP is conducting a one-day construction safety program to provide awareness to the management and capacitate employees to implement the proper safety measures in working in the construction site. It is aimed at providing awareness to participants about the hazards in the construction and the means to address it before they are deployed to their respective work area in a construction project.
Overall, the program aims to provide awareness to participants about the hazards in the construction and the means to address it before they are deployed to their respective work area in a construction project. Specifically, participants shall be able to:
- Observe Safety and Health rules and regulation at the project site
- Observe proper hygiene at all times
- Use, inspect and maintain PPEs properly
- Maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of workplace
- Interpret safety signages
- Perform emergency response
- Integrate safety in each work process.
PART 1 – Occupational Safety and Health for Construction Industry
- Overview of the construction industry
- Health risks that may be developed from working in the construction
- Why do accidents happen?
- Tools for a safe work environment
- Workers’ rights and obligation
- Duties of an employer
- Obligation of the government
PART 2 – Construction safety guidelines
- Occupational safety and health policy
- Retrograde safety
- Personal protective equipment
- Fire safety
- Hand and power tools safety
- Heavy equipment safety
- Excavation safety
- Scaffold safety
- Working at heights
- Roadworks safety
- Electrical safety
- Manual handling
- Toxic chemicals handling
- Toxic fumes
- Welding and cutting safety
- Behavioral safety
Lectures and actual demonstration that includes; the proper use and care of various PPEs, deeper understanding of fall restraint and fall arrest system, safety measures to address the various hazards in construction, and various project-specific safety & health rules and regulations are included in the program. Delivery will be mostly in Tagalog for a better understanding of most workers in the project sites.
The participants for this program are not only limited to all construction workers and personnel. The program also designed to capacitate safety officers coming from manufacturing and service industry where construction can be present.
February 28, 2019: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Danilo Eduardo R. Miravite
Mr. Miravite is a construction safety consultant. He specializes in scaffolding erection, roadworks safety, construction safety audit, construction planning and scheduling, construction equipment management, excavation, and construction safety policy.
Prior to his consultancy work. He was with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for 35 years. He was then a representative of Construction Industry Tripartite Council where he represented the government in crafting labor policies.
He was a part-time lecturer at Saint Francis of Assisi College System (Las Pinas) and Don Bosco Technical College (Mandaluyong City).
He finished his Master of Science in Management Engineering at the Adamson University and attended some short courses at the University of the Philippines.
Register today and avail our early bird discount:
A 10% discount will be given if payment is received 7 days before the course commences. Payment on-site and walk-in participants will pay the regular fee.