Competency in safety is important for construction personnel and it is compulsory for all construction personnel in Malaysia to attend safety training/courses. A literature review of the recommended safety module revealed gaps in evaluating the effectiveness of safety cognition among construction personnel. Therefore, this paper investigates the safety cognition based on safety education. A structured, self-administered questionnaire was designed and used to assess the level of safety cognition in safety education. The results show the safety cognition of construction personnel is still at a moderate level and there is a difference level of safety cognition among construction personnel on Occupational Safety module.