Diploma in Health and Safety in Construction
This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable civil engineers and other construction professionals to become familiar with the latest developments in Health and Safety legislation and practice. In addition, the course will provide them with the knowledge necessary to perform the roles of Project Supervisor, Health & Safety Coordinator, Safety Advisor, and Safety Officer. In general, the issue of Health and Safety related competency in design and on construction sites is comprehensively dealt with in this program. This course has been accredited by IOSH and students successfully completing the programme will be eligible to apply for graduate level membership of IOSH.
Dr. Niamh Harty
Lectures are normally held on Friday evening 7 - 10 p.m. and Saturday morning 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. each week throughout the two semesters (September to April.) In addition to attending lectures, participants are required to submit coursework as part of the students' assessment.
An honours degree in Engineering or related discipline is required. Applications are assessed based on academic qualifications, together with the number of years of relevant experience.
- Health and Safety legislation and legal framework
- Risk management for design and construction
- Construction regulations
- Other relevant legislation
- Health and safety management and training
- Health and welfare issues; physical and chemical agents - regulsations and controls
Two three-hour examinations are held on two Saturdays in May. Coursework, which is done throughout the year, also contributes towards the overall assessment.
Extensive notes are provided by individual lecturers, who may also recommend texts.
Ms. Debbie Walsh or Ms. Mary Keating (mornings only)
Graduate School of Professional Engineering Studies
Telephone: +353-1-896 1007/1704
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Dr. Niamh Harty
Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Telephone: +353-1-896 1302
Fax: +353-1-677 3072