Steel Erection - Construction

Learning objectives

  • Identify common steel erection hazards and describe proper precautions to take to ensure you and your co-workers are safe during steel erection activities
  • Describe safety precautions that must be followed when you are working with hoisting equipment such as cranes and derricks
  • List the requirements for worker safety and maintaining structural stability during the steel erection process
  • Identify the hazards associated with column stability and, specifically, the proper use of anchor rods or bolts to ensure column stability
  • List the general requirements for erecting steel joists and describe how to increase your protection from the most hazardous activities during joist erection
  • Identify the requirements for erecting systems-engineered metal buildings safely
  • Describe the unique fall protection requirements for steel erection activities

Course overview

This course teaches workers the best safety practices to follow when working on steel erection projects.

  • 41 minutes
  • English, Spanish
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Hoisting and Rigging
  • Structural Steel Assembly
  • Column Anchorage, Beams, and Columns
  • Open Web Steel Joists
  • Systems-Engineered Metal Buildings
  • Fall Protection
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D – Walking-Working Surfaces – 1910.1910.22 General Requirements
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