Education and Training Activities

Education and Training Activities

JCOSHA holds a wide range of training courses such as skill training based on the Industrial Safety and Health Act, special education in accordance with the Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health, education on health and safety based on notifications issued by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare or the like, and instructor training courses for internal education held by enterprises. In addition, to provide high quality education, we invite university professors, doctors, and experts from a variety of fields as lecturers, and to ensure both first class theoretical and practical education, we also use the actual health and safety, and protective equipment present on-site to teach current operational methods and conduct exercises.

Construction Occupational Safety and Health Training Center

The Construction Occupational Safety and Health Training Center building was opened in Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture, at the end of 1983 by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, as an educational institution to train instructors in health and safety education in the construction industry, and improve the quality of personnel offering technical support for health and safety; since January 1984, the Center has been administered by JCOSHA.

The Center holds top quality and specialized training and courses for the construction industry, by inviting health and safety experts with much experience in the industry, university professors, lawyers, and professionals from a variety of fields. The courses are designed to ensure the methodical and systematic promotion of health and safety management in the construction industry. Sample courses include those related to COHSMS; training for health and safety staff and construction engineers; courses for lecturers and instructors in health and safety education; and the Tunnel Accident Rescue Supervisor’s Course stipulated as a national qualification by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

The Center also offers on-site courses suited to the needs of the health and safety education plans of companies involved with construction projects.