Construction Site Management and Safety

Civil Engineering
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL

- Anabela Mendes Moreira

Building Materials I, Building Materials II, Concrete II,General Building Processes, Building Design and Detailing.

An overview of the principles and concepts of construction management and health and safety at the construction site.

Measurement standards; Construction budgets; Resource planning and management; Price adjustment; Health ans safety at work: integrated safety, collective and individual protection; Noise and vibration; Prevention mechanisms; On-site Safety.

Evaluation Methodology
Assignment (15%).
Closed book test or exam (85%).

- Holroyd, T. (1999). Site management for engineers. London: . London: Thomas Telford
- Clarke, T. (1999). Managing health and safety in building and construction.. London: Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann.
- Forster, G. (1989). Construction site studies ? Production, administration and personnel. London: Longman Scientific & Technical

Method of interaction
Lectures with presentation of illustrative examples (2 hours/week); practical (2 hours/week) and tutorial classes (1hour/week) dedicated to solving problems suggested by the lecturer.Lecture notes in electronic document form (e-learning).

Software used in class
Not applicable.