Reinforcing Ironwork, Level 1, 1st edition

Published by Pearson (February 3, 2006) © 2005


ISBN-13: 9780132282208
Reinforcing Ironwork Trainee Guide, Level 1
Published 2006


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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Concrete Reinforcement, Concrete Reinforcement Safety, Rigging Equipment, Rigging Practices, Commercial Blueprints and Oxyfuel Cutting.

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(Total Level Hours: 117.5)

39101-05 Concrete Reinforcement (40 Hours)

Instructs trainees on the selection and use of rebar, bar supports, and welded-wire fabric. It contains general procedures for cutting, bending, splicing, and tying rebar, and placement of steel in various types of footings, columns, walls, and slabs.


39102-05 Concrete Reinforcement Safety (15 Hours)

Focuses on safety topics of particular concern to the reinforcing ironworker, including rebar-related hazards, fall protection, use of positioning devices, PPE, excavations, and lifting/carrying techniques.


39103-05 Rigging Equipment (10 Hours)

Describes the use and inspection of basic equipment and hardware used in rigging, including slings, wire rope, chains, and attaching hardware such as shackles, eyebolts, and hooks, as well as rigging knots. Explains sling angles. Describes the use of tuggers, jacks, hoists, and come-alongs.


39104-05 Rigging Practices (15 Hours)

Describes basic rigging and crane hazards and related safety procedures, provides an overview of personnel lifting and lift planning, and introduces crane load charts and load balancing. Includes instructions for rigging and lifting pipe.


39105-05 Commercial Blueprints (20 Hours)

Provides instruction on the format and content of the various drawings typically found in a commercial drawings package.


39106-05 Oxyfuel Cutting (17.5 Hours)

Explains the safety requirements for oxyfuel cutting. Identifies equipment and set-up requirements and explains how to light, adjust, and shut down oxyfuel equipment. Trainees will perform cutting techniques that include straight line, piercing, bevels, washing, and gouging.  

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