Chapter 1


1.1 Introduction

This laboratory will cover the aspects of working outdoors with emphasis on extreme weather conditions, personal protective equipment (PPE), power tool safety, working at heights, electrical safety, carrying and lifting, and some other general safety guidelines. This chapter is NOT a substitute for an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 construction safety course, and students are strongly advised to take an OSHA 10 course as well as a first aid and CPR course offered by qualified providers. Students are encouraged to download and review the OSHA safety publications cited at the end of this chapter.

1.2 Student Learning Objectives

At the end of this lab the student will be able to

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