Masonry and Allied Craft Competent Person

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Contributor Price - $175.00
Non-Contributor Price - $275.00

Each year accidents lead to fatalities, lost-time injuries, and property damage in the masonry industry. Workers and management agree that health and safety training for all members of the industry will yield significant benefits in accident prevention. This 8-hour course is designed to equip a contractor with knowledge of unique hazards found in masonry work and ways to eliminate or protect against these hazards.

  • Overexertion caused by constant bending and lifting
  • Slips, trips and falls from ladders, scaffolds and other access equipment
  • Eye injuries
  • Failure to brace walls effectively during construction
  • Skin, eye and respiratory problems
  • Improper use of equipment such as mortar mixers, forklifts and masonry saws

Each participant will receive the 186 page Masonry and Allied Crafts Health and Safety Manual, prepared for and indorsed by labor and management representatives of the U.S. masonry industry.

Note: Contributor pricing is for any contractor or contractor employee that contributes to the Chicagoland Construction Safety Council with a penny per hour (or more) contribution through the various building trade unions or trade associations in Chicago. These include Bricklayers, Carpenters, Cement Masons, Electricians, Glaziers, Iron Workers, Laborers, Mechanical Contractors (members of MCA), Plasterers, Operating Engineers, Sheet Metal Workers, Teamsters, Technical Engineers, and Tuckpointers.