Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 7th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Safety in Construction Code: 320752 (20)
Construction Project A brief outline project definition, elements, relation to safety, types of projects and safety hazards.
Construction sites and safety
Tools – Electrical, Pneumatic, Grinding, Hand tools.
Machinery – Earth moving, Concrete Breaker, Carpenters, Transporting, Batching Plant and Concrete Mixer,
Material Handling – Various materials and their effects, storing materials.
Common Risks and Hazards.
Planning Safety for Construction Projects
Safety Construction Safety, Legal Requirements, First-Aid, Safety Clauses in contract, Safety Policy, Safety
deposit, Safety Officer, Safety Committees, Safety of Contractors Worker.
Roads and bridges, tunneling, buildings, and structures, (excavation, blasting, consent, machinery,
transportation, concrete structures, piling, deep foundations, compressed air, tunneling, dewatering, structural
steel erection, floors, and walk opening, demolition, use of ladders, electrical works, welding and cutting,
grinding and chipping, hoisting apparatus, A.C. Roofs.
Special Safety practices for Modernisation Project
Planning for sequential operations and emergencies first aid, fire hazards and preventive methods.
Name of Text Books:
Construction Safety, Security and Loss Prevention – B. Fulman (———)
Name of Reference Books:
Fundamental of Construction Safety – P.T. Armstrong (————)
Construction Engineering and Management – S. Seetaram (Umesh Publication)