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817 Steel Erection Safety
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The Bureau of Labor and Statistics lists steel erection as one of the top 10 most hazardous occupations. Steel erection work includes heavy duty high rise structures, metal buildings, and even signs. Steel erection is often the skeletal core of bridges, office buildings, commercial, retail, and industrial structures.

This course contains important information to protect those who are engaged in steel erection policies on a worksite.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.1.1 Describe the site preparation, layout, and erection plan components for steel erection.
LO 1.2.1 Describe requirements and safe work practices for operating cranes during steel erection.
LO 1.3.1 Discuss the various considerations for ensuring structural stability of the building.
LO 1.4.1 Describe the overhead hazards associated with erecting metal buildings.
LO 1.5.1 Describe fall protection requirements and best practices during steel erection.
LO 1.6.1 Describe safety training requirements for competent persons and employees.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)