RCM-1100 Construction Risk Management and Safety

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program
Construction Risk Management and Safety Certificate

Course Length
1 month

Course Dates & Locations
Beginning online: August 1, 2019
November 1, 2019
February 1, 2020
May 1, 2020


*Registrations received later than three days after published course start dates will be enrolled in the next available course

Your registration will be handled by a secure payment system. Credit card information will not be saved.



Learn how and why accidents occur on construction sites, while covering how to assess company-wide and site-specific hazards. An emphasis is placed on preventing and controlling these accidents and hazards, since that’s critical to an effective risk management and safety programs.

Model safety and health programs are presented, allowing students to compare their company's program to industry best practices. Emerging safety issues are explored and include green construction, emergency response, Hispanic workers, and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Who Should Attend

Because safety risks affect every individual and department, professionals working in various capacities across the construction industry can benefit from this knowledge including:

  • Insurance professionals
  • Risks Managers
  • Safety Managers
  • Accounting & Finance Managers
  • Legal Professionals & Attorneys
  • Construction & Project Managers

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of which demographic is most at risk to accidents.
  • Know the primary causes of accidents on a construction site.
  • Estimate the financial impact of poor safety performance.
  • Differentiate between telling someone to stop their unsafe behavior and actually stopping the behavior.
  • Know the role of positive reinforcement in stopping unsafe behavior.
  • Learn why identifying, reporting, and investigating near misses are important to preventing accidents.
  • Know the similarities and differences between accident prevention and OSHA compliance.
  • Understand the accident pyramid concept as it relates to accident prevention.

Attendees Said...

"Even though the class is online, your passion for safety and well-being of people in the workplace is very evident." 

"Zero Accidents Today. This is a perspective that I didn't consider before. As Trip says, 'it's the only goal you need.' I will use this slogan to remind my team of the importance of working safely every day."

"The class provided me with a better perspective of safety on the job site and certainly filled some of the gaps I had in safety knowledge."

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900

About the Instructor

Francis "Trip" Lawton
Worldwide Campus

Trip Lawton brings a unique combination of experience as a construction worker, government regulator, company safety director, and insurance risk control consultant to this course. He has a bachelor's degree from Clemson University, a master's degree in Environmental Health and Safety from the University of Minnesota and has earned the Certified Safety Professional and Associate in Risk Management designations.