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Degree in Technical Architecture and Building Engineering

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Health and Safety

Description
1. Subject data: 1.1. Code: AT016 1.2. Subject type: Mandatory 1.3. Duration: Full semester (S8) 1.4. Credits ECTS: 6 1.5. Teacher in charge: Ezequiel Bellet García 1.6. Language: Catalán/Spanish
Type Subject
Tercer - Obligatoria
Semester
Second
Course
4
Credits
6.00

Titular Professors

Previous Knowledge

Construction I and Construction II.
Advanced fundamentals in construction building is recommended.

Objectives

Perform studies and Health and Safety plans, and coordinating supplier´s activities in construction Health and Safety matters, during the Project phase as well as during execution phase.

. Implementing safety related matters in the construction building process during the Project phase as well as during execution phase.
. Calculation of hourly rates. Preparation of quotations for professional technical assistance.
. Elaborate all documents related to Health and Safety required when executing construction works or when writing a project.
. Perform studies and Health and Safety plans, and coordinating supplier´s activities in construction Health and Safety matters, during the Project phase as well as during execution phase.

Contents

Taking previous studies in construction building as a base, students will acquire deep knowledge in site construction management, construction site measurements and valuations, as well as in legal and economic matters related to the field of construction buildings with special focus in Safety and Prevention.

1. General principles in prevention risk related to Health and Safety matters at the work place.
2. Safety and Health regulation in construction building.
3. Hazards and risks that can arise at each phase of the construction process.
4. Risk management during the construction process.
5. Tasks of each area of the organization taking part in the different phases of the Project and of the execution of the construction.
6. Implementation of prevention of occupational hazards in the projects. Safety and health studies. Usage of specific program software to write ESS.
7. Planning, controlling and monitoring safety during the execution of a construction building. Health and safety plan.
8. Health and Safety coordination. Coordinating contractor´s activities.

Methodology

Total attendance hours: 59%, 13 cr.ECTS
Total student working hours: 41%, 9 cr.ECTS

Methodologic approach teaching-learning to reach objectives:
Lectures, practical classes, individual Works, group Works, public corrections. Visiting construction sites..

DURATION: FULL SEMESTER
Subject attendance 6 credits at 26 hours/credit == 156 hours
Semester attendance 18 weeks (16 lecture + 2 examination)
Weekly attendance 156 hours/18 weeks = 8,6 hours/week

CONCEPT Total hours
Exposition classes 68
Practical classes 24
Individual study 56
Tutoring 8

TOTAL ATTENDANCE SEMESTER/ANNUAL 156

Evaluation

Comprehensive exams about legislation and applicable noms (20% global score)
Works at home related to the topic (20% global score)
Presentations: (50% global score)
Class attendance and participation (10% global score)

Comprehensive exam at the end of the course, about duties and activities related with Safety and Health matters, current legal framework and its implementation.
Works performed at home over specific topics related to safety and Health in construction building.
Presentation of results and knowledge acquired during practical classes.
Active participation in class over topics related to the subject.

Evaluation Criteria
Basic Bibliography

Conexión en Internet con el I.N.S.H.T. (textos legales y guías)
La prevención de riesgos laborales en el sector de la construcción. Ed. Departamento de Trabajo de la Generalitat de Cataluña. D.L. : Gi-488-2007
Coordinador de seguridad y salud en las obras de construcción. 3 tomos. I.S.B.N. 84-96510-00-x editorial Jabalcón Ediciones S.L.Uno.
Desarrollo e implantación de los planes de seguridad y salud a la construcción. Departamento de empresa y ocupación. D.L.: B-18477-2012
Documentos al alcance del Col-legi de aparejadores, arquitectos técnicos e ingenieros de edificación de Barcelona: Reglamentación de seguridad y salud en la construcción. Estudio básico. Criterios por la aprobación del Plan de Seguridad y salud. Riesgos y medidas preventivas en 7 casos prácticos de rehabilitación. Guía- introducción a la Coordinación de seguridad y salud a la construcción. rdinación de seguridad y salud a la construcción.

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