Construction safety related Acts and Rules (Central Act, Central Rules and State Rules)- Building & Other Construction Workers (RE & CS) Act, 1996 and Central Rules, 1998: Applicability, Administration, Registration, Welfare Board & Welfare Fund, Training of Building workers, General Safety, Health & Welfare provisions, Penalties.
Administration, Registration, Welfare Board & Welfare Fund, Training of Building workers, General Safety, Health & Welfare provisions, Penalties – The Explosives Act and rules – The Explosive Substance Act and rules – The Motor Vehicle Act and rules; The Petroleum Act and rules – The Public Liability Insurance Act and rules – The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act and rules – The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act and rules – Battery Management and Handling Rules – Gas Cylinder Rules, Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules – 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. Women Employment related-Migratory workers-Workmen compensation
Chemicals and Hazardous Substances Use, Control and Health and Safety Issues-hazardous operations like abrasive blasting-surface preparations-welding –gas cutting-storing of Fuels at Construction Sites-Gas Cylinders –handling-connecting and disconnecting-storing, transporting – Use and Handling of Radio Active Substances at Construction Sites-OHS Issues – Testing of Equipment at Construction / Project Sites-OHS issues -Work equipment – hazards and control – Electrical hazards at Construction Site / Projects and control-Temporary Electrical Installations-Alternative Power Systems; Fire hazards at construction sites / projects and control – Selection, Procurement, Use, Maintenance and Limitation of personal protective equipment relevant for construction sites/Projects-Standards – Safety Signs, Warnings, Posting – Round the clock working – hostile weather conditions at constructions and safety – Specific Construction Projects –Building and Housing Projects-Infrastructure Projections (Roads-Irrigation-Industrial Projects- Power Plant Construction-Hydroelectric Projects-Transmission Lines- Laying Hazardous Chemical Pipelines – Review of Accident Case Studies of Construction and Project Sites – Indian Standards on construction safety- National Building Code Provisions on construction safety Special Publication of Indian Standards on Construction Safety and general safety related Indian Standards
The faculty consists of experts from various disciplines of the Institute, specialists from industries, institutions and other Government departments.