Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620775
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MURAT GNDZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Construction safety and importance of safety in construction. Legal framework for safety. Turkish standards. Overview of safety program elements. Benefits of implementing a safety program. Role of safety professional. Proactive accident prevention. Human factors in construction safety. Claims due to accidents. Direct and indirect costs due to accidents.