SF3403 Syllabus - Safety In Construction - 2021 Regulation Anna University

SF3403 Syllabus - Safety In Construction - 2021 Regulation Anna University

SF3403

SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION

 LTPC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• know causes of accidents related to construction activities and human factors associated with these accident
• Understand the construction regulations and quality assurance in construction
• Have the knowledge in hazards of construction and their prevention methods
• know the working principles of various construction machinery
• gain knowledge in health hazards and safety in demolition work Course

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION

9

Introduction to construction industry and safety issues in construction-Human factors in construction safety management- Roles of various groups and stake-holders in ensuring safety in construction industry -Framing of contract conditions onsafety and related matters –Relevance of ergonomics in construction safety

UNIT II

SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS

9

Safety in various construction operations - Excavation and filling - Under- water works - Underpinning & Shoring - Ladders & Scaffolds - Tunnelling - Blasting - Dismantling - Confined spaceTemporary Structures. noise standards and limit values; noise instrumentation and monitoring procedure. Noise indices.Effects of air pollution in Industry, air pollution episodes ;Emission factors inventory and predictive equations. Familiarization with relevant Indian Standards and the National Building Code provisions on construction safety.


UNIT III

CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY

9

Safety in material handling and equipment's-Safety in storage & stacking of construction materials. Safety in the use of construction equipment/vehicles - excavators, graders and dozers - cranes - hoists & lifts - other lifting gears˜ wire ropes - chain-pulley blocks - mixers -conveyors- pneumatic and hydraulic tools in construction. Safety in temporary power supply and fire safety at construction site.

UNIT IV

CONSTRUCTION ACT AND CODE OF PRACTICES

9

Contract Labour (R&A) Act and Central Rules: Definitions, Registration of Establishments, Licensing of Contractors, Welfare and Health provisions in the Act and the Rules, Penalties, Rules regarding wages. Building & Other Construction Work (RE & CS) Act, 1996 and Central Rules, 1998: Applicability,Administration,Registration,WelfareBoard & WelfareFund,Training of Building workers, 79 General Safety, Health & Welfare provisions. Code of Practices - -Preventive measures against Hazards at work places Part1 & 2

UNIT V

SAFETY IN DEMOLITION WORK

9

Safety in demolition work, manual, mechanical, using explosive - keys to safe demolition, pre survey inspection, method statement, site supervision ,safe clearance zone, health hazardsfrom demolition - Indian standard - trusses, girders and beams – first aid – fire hazards and preventing methods–Case studies in construction sites against the fire accidents

TOTAL:45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: On completion of this course, the student will be able to
CO 1 Visualize the safety issues at different stages of construction activity.
CO 2 Understand the safety requirements in various construction operation sand develop guidelines to ensure safety at construction site.
CO 3 Understand the safety requirements in material handling and Equipments and develop guidelines to ensure safety at construction site.
CO 4 Learn the legal provisions with respect to the health and welfare of workers at construction site.
CO 5 List out construction regulations and Indian standards for construction and demolition work

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Hudson,R.,”ConstructionhazardandSafetyHandbook,ButterWorth’s,1985.
2. Raymond Elliot Levitt, Nancy Morse Samelson,“ConstructionSafetyManagement,McGrawHill,London,1987

REFERENCES:
1. Jnathea D.Sime,“Safety in the Build Environment”,London,1988.
2. Davies,V. J., and Tomasin,K.(1996).Construction safety hand book.Thomas Telford Publishing ,London.
3. Ratay,R.T.(1996).Handbook of temporary structures in construction(2ndedn.).McGrawHill,London.
4. Fulman,J.B.,ConstructionSafety,Security & Loss Prevention,John WileyandSons,1979.
5. Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act,1996 and Central Rules.

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