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INCLUDES CORE & LEVEL ONE
CONSTRUCTION CRAFT LABORER
HANDLING & PLACING
CONCRETE
HEAVY EQUIPMENT, CRANE, &
RIGGING SAFETY
Covers tools, equipment, and procedures
for handling, placing and finishing concrete.
Also covers joints made in concrete
structures, the use of joint sealants, and
form removal procedures. Emphasizes
safety procedures for handling, placing, and
finishing concrete.
Introduction to the types and uses of heavy
equipment as well as the hazards, safeguards,
and procedures relevant to heavy equipment,
crane, and rigging work.
RIGGING EQUIPMENT
Describes the use and inspection of basic
equipment and hardware used in rigging,
including slings, wire rope, chains, and
attaching hardware such as shackles,
eyebolts, hooks, and rigging knots. Explains
sling angles, tuggers, jacks, hoists, and
come-alongs.
RIGGING PRACTICES
Describes basic rigging and crane hazards
and related safety procedures. Provides
an overview of personnel lifting and lift
planning and introduces crane load charts
and load balancing. Includes instructions for
rigging and lifting pipe.
COMMUNICATIONS
Describes the communication process
between the rigger and crane operator.
Covers electronic communication as well
as ANSI hand signals for mobile, tower, and
overhead cranes.
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RIGGING
Learn how to select and use rigging
equipment. Covers common rigging
equipment and rigging methods that are
likely to be used by power line workers, hand
signals and other methods of communication
between the rigger and the crane operator.
WORK ZONE SAFETY
Explains how to recognize and use the signs,
signals, and barricades commonly found
on a job site. Describes the hazards and
safeguards associated with highway work
zones.
PERSONAL PROTECTION
EQUIPMENT
Covers selecting, using, and maintaining
basic personal protective equipment,
including safety goggles, gloves, harnesses,
hard hats, and hearing protection. Also
learn the three main types of respiratory
equipment.
TRENCHING & EXCAVATING
Prepares the trainee for working in and
around excavations, particularly in preparing
building foundations. Covers types and
bearing capacities of soils; procedures used in
shoring, sloping, and shielding trenches and
excavations; trenching safety requirements,
including recognition of unsafe conditions
and mitigation of groundwater and rock
when excavating foundations.
GRADES PART ONE & TWO
Introduces the concepts of elevations and
grading, the use and interpretation of grade
stakes, and the basic process of grading
construction sites, distance measuring, and
finish grades. Uses information presented in
previous modules to teach proper methods
for setting grades, interpreting grade
stakes, and reading site plans to ensure that
earthmoving work meets specifications.
CIVIL BLUEPRINT READING
Explains how to read site plans to calculate
cut and fill requirements. Provides
instruction and practice in interpreting both
roadway and construction site drawings
used for excavation and grading work.

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