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Michigan Construction Safety for Code Officials

Price: $59.00

Approved for 6 Hours Technical for Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers.

State Approval #17067


Take these Code Official Continued Education courses from any computer or mobile device.   
They are available 24/7.  All of our courses are builder-friendly and easy to use. 
They will not let you fail. 
Come and go as you please — the course keeps track of what
you complete.  Start the course as soon as you order.  Receive your Certificate of completion automatically.


Course Description

This seven hour course is a review of the safety codes required for residential construction. Students will be able to understand and describe the basic components of a construction safety program. They will recognize the hazards inherent at a construction jobsite, and describe ways to prevent those hazards. Finally they will learn the responsibilities of both the employer and the employee in observing established safety practices.

Chapter 1- Introduction

  • Describe the differences between Michigan and federal OSHA regulations and standards
  • Distinguish between employer and employee rights and responsibilities.

Chapter 2- Personal Protective Equipment

  • Describe the causes of the most common workplace injuries
  • Name the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) most often used to protect workers.

Chapter 3- Falls in Construction

  • Describe methods of fall protection available to workers.
  • Explain the main criteria that prompts the use of fall protection for construction workers.

Chapter 4- Stairways and Ladders

  • Describe safety guidelines and requirements for stairways used at a construction site.
  • List safe practices and requirements for ladders used at a construction site.

Chapter 5- Scaffolds

  • Recognize the hazards associated with different types of scaffolds.
  • Understand the procedures that must be followed in order to control and minimize those hazards.

Chapter 6- Excavations

  • State the greatest risk that is present at an excavation.
  • Describe the three primary methods for protecting employees form cave-ins.
  • Name factors that pose a hazard to employees working in excavations, and how to reduce those hazards.
  • Describe the role of a competent person at an excavation site.

Chapter 6- Electrical Safety

  • Describe the basics of electricity and the injuries that can be caused by improper contact.
  • Identify the hazards of electricity on a construction site and the best way to prevent those hazards from occurring.

Chapter 7- Egress/Fire Protection

  • Describe OSHA requirements for proper fire prevention, egress, and equipment.
  • Be able to create a working emergency action and fire prevention plan.

Chapter 8- Hazard Communication

  • Identify employer responsibilities towards reducing workplace hazards.
  • Be familiar with the information provided in Material Safety Data Sheets.

Chapter 9- Tool Safety

  • Describe the hazards surrounding the use of hand and power tools.
  • List the important safety tips associated with Powder-Actuated Tools.
  • Explain the basic procedures for safe jack handling.

Chapter 10- Materials Handling

  • Identify, avoid, and control hazardous materials through proper handling, storage, use and disposal.




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