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
Primary construction-related hazards
Construction-related illnesses and injuries
Complying with OSHA administrative regulations
Elevated platforms and work surfaces
Fall arrest systems
Ladders and Stairways
Types of ladders
Proper set-up and use of ladders
Complying with stairway regulations
Trenching and Excavation
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
Hazard Communication Systems
Overview of chemical hazards
Obtaining and maintaining material safety data sheets (MSDS)
Spill control and response
Electrical equipment and inspection
Overhead power lines
Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Culture
General worksite requirements
Specific requirements for tasks
Tips for creating and maintaining a safe workplace
Who Should Attend
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours (HSW)
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW (Public Protection) continuing education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in West Virginia.
The American Institute of Architects has approved this course for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been reviewed by any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education purposes.
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.