DCHT60 Construction Law and Construction Safety

Module code: DCHT60

ECTS Credit Points:

Module Type:

1st / 2nd


Learning Outcomes: Students who complete the study of this subject area should be able to,
- to know the basic legislation, that conditions at  the preliminary study stage to the implementation study of a project
- to know the basic legislation, that conditions the assign stage and the stage of construction  of  a  project.
- to know the basic legislation, that conditions the safety and health of workers more generally
and workers in technical projects more specifically.
- to recognize natural, chemical, biological dangers in a jobsite and to propose methods to face these situations in a jobsite
- to manage emergency situations  in jobsites and technical projects.
- to know the methodological approach of forming the study, the analysis and the  confrontation of environmental impacts from technical projects.
- to evaluate and rate the dangers and face the environmental impacts.
- to be informed about  the international, European and national legislation, relative with the protection of environment.
- to know the content of Environmental Impact Assessment, public participation  and  the process of approval
- to be informed about the administrative process in obtaining license of an installation

Subjects covered:
1. Construction Law
2. Construction safety
3. Environmental impacts of construction projects and construction sites

Learning Material: The HOU publications can be viewed

Teaching Method: Distance education with five Contact Sessions held at weekends during the academic year

Evaluation: Completion of five written assignments during the academic year, the average grade of which constitute a 30 percent of each student's grade, if a pass is obtained in the final or repetitive examination. Final exam grades constitute a 70 percent of the students' final course grade. More information is available