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Managing Legal Issues in General Industry, Construction, Engineering and Safety

Course Description

Make sure it's legal! In this course, private sector and governmental personnel from all types of industries will present detailed information on managing legal issues that affect construction, engineering, and safety for projects that are performed in general industry, commercial, and industrial operations. You will review topics, including the legal aspects of licensing, education, qualification, the bid process, construction contracts, insurance, the safety manager’s role, and more.

Course Content


  • Licensing
  • Qualification
  • Education


  • Professional engineer’s role
  • How engineering affects safety


  • Basics of reviewing contracts
  • The AIA contract forms
  • The pre-qualification process


  • Basics of insurance and risk financing methods in construction, engineering, and safety
  • The construction process for general industry and construction including schedule, retainage, liquidated damages, and safety


  • OSHA
  • EPA
  • Employment law
Requirements & Materials
Important Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus only, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Courses delivered in an online format or outside the Atlanta campus are not eligible for VA benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.



  • Course notebook
  • CD-ROM of slides and lesson plans

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for senior management, engineers, architects, project managers, human resources, risk managers, superintendents, foreman, and safety managers.

OSHA professionals working on jobsite

What You Will Learn

  • Licensing, education, and qualification requirements for personnel
  • The professional engineer’s role in general industry project construction, engineering, and safety
  • How engineering design affects safety
  • The basics of reviewing general industry and construction contracts
  • The basics of insurance and risk-financing methods used in general industry and construction
  • The construction process
  • OSHA and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliance
Occupational safety and health professionals collaborating on job site

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain valuable information regarding the importance of managing legal issues that affect operations and projects.
  • Understand the issues that develop when these aspects are not considered.
  • Discover employment and labor law, and how it affects all areas of general industry, construction, and safety.
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The solid OSHA curriculum, fueled with hands-on training, and a strong professional network builds you for a successful safety career.

- Rodrigues "Rocky" Smith
Safety Manager


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  • Flexible Schedule
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  • Earn a Certificate
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