Applied Environmental Law and Construction Safety

Code: CONS8070

Course description

This course provides an introduction to selected laws concerning environmental protection and construction safety. Key statutes, regulations and policies that relate to environmental management and construction safety in Ontario are examined in the context of industrial/commercial facilities, brownfields and new urban developments. The course reviews the relevance of environmental legislation as it relates to issues such as air and waste quality, hazardous waste management, site assessment and cleanup, emergency planning, spills, transportation of dangerous goods, noise, and vibration. Construction safety and liability will be explored in relation to the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. The course will provide an understanding of the legal framework in Ontario for approvals, enforcement, penalties, liabilities and reporting requirements under selected applicable law. Case studies and guest speakers will be used to demonstrate the application of environmental and construction safety legislation.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Jan. 7, 2019
Day/Time: Tues. 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Delivery: Classroom
Campus: Waterloo
Cost: $594.30
 
End date: Apr. 19, 2019
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.