RCM-1200 Managing Risk at the Construction Site

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

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Site-specific risks on all types of construction sites are addressed in this course. The maze of safety and health regulatory agency requirements is presented in an organized manner for easier understanding. The four deadly exposures contributing to 90% of construction accidents and fatalities are viewed through a virtual tour of all types of construction sites. Finally, the “hidden exposures” of liability, which can financially cripple a contractor, are thoroughly explored. These include health and environmental hazards, liability involving the public, subcontractors, driving company vehicles, construction defects and mold.

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

  • Know the difference among codes, regulations, and standards impacting the construction industry
  • Know how to access the regulatory requirements imposed on construction sites
  • Identify the Focus Four Hazards on any type of construction site
  • Pre-plan for fall hazards in the pre-construction phase of a construction project
  • Develop a fall management plan applying to all types of construction sites
  • Conduct an electrical hazard assessment for all types of construction sites
  • Develop an excavation and trenching hazard assessment for all types of construction sites
  • Develop a struck-by hazard assessment including mobile equipment, tools, and materials for any type of construction site
  • Define the term liability as it pertains to construction safety
  • Know how to apply the term reasonable care to a liability prevention program
  • Conduct a liability hazard assessment and develop a safety program for any type of construction company
  • Identify the critical elements of a quality control program
  • Understand how to control water intrusion as it pertains to mold prevention

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.