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Presenter: Michael “Craig” Gipe, CSP, CHST

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Worthington, OH

Holiday Inn Columbus/Worthington
Worthington, OH 43085
Phone: 614-436-0700

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 5:00 pm

Overview of Construction Safety Hazards, Statistics and OSHA Requirements

   Primary construction-related hazards
   Construction-related illnesses and injuries
   Complying with OSHA administrative regulations

Fall Prevention/Restraint

   Elevated platforms and work surfaces
   Guardrail systems
   Fall arrest systems

Ladders and Stairways

   Types of ladders
   Proper set-up and use of ladders
   Complying with stairway regulations

Trenching and Excavation

   Excavation professionals
   Allowable slopes
   Trench protection systems
   Trench egress systems

Scaffolds and Elevated Surfaces

   Types of scaffolds
   Assembling, moving and using scaffolds
   Protection on elevated surfaces

Use of Cranes

   Types of cranes
   Verifying load capacity
   Moving loads

Hazard Communication Systems

   Overview of chemical hazards
   Obtaining and maintaining material safety data sheets (MSDS)
   Employee training
   Spill control and response

Electrical Safety

   Electrical equipment and inspection
   Lockout/tagout systems
   Overhead power lines

Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Culture

   General worksite requirements
   Specific requirements for tasks
   Tips for creating and maintaining a safe workplace

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Building Inspectors

   7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
   7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
   7.0 PDHs

International Code Council
   .7 CEUs (Administration)

   Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in all states, excluding Florida architects.  Educators andcourses are not subject to preapproval in Ohio.

HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.  HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885).  Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the subject area of Administration.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors.  It has not beenapproved by any state contractor licensing entity for licensing maintenance.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Michael “Craig” Gipe, CSP, CHST

Owner of SafetyCraig Consulting

Mr. Gipe is a Kentucky native who grew up in Owensboro. He attended the University of Kentucky and Murray State University (MSU) and graduated from MSU with a BS degree in Occupational Safety and Health in 1996. In 2002 Mr. Gipe, started SafetyCraig Consulting. He is one of only a few consultants in the state who hold the CSP certification. SafetyCraig Consulting is an organization focused on providing high-quality occupational health and safety management services for industrial and construction organizations and businesses. The mission of the organization is to help companies reduce incidents and accidents through implementation of modern safety management systems. More can be found about SafetyCraig Consulting at www.SafetyCraig.com.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.