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Farm Improvement Contracting (2020-12-18)
Farm Improvement Contracting (Abbr: FIC) means that service which provides for the installation, repair or improvement of a nonresidential farm building or structure, or nonresidential farm accessory-use structure, or additions thereto. The BLD classification also provides for this function. The FIC specialty does not provide for any electrical, plumbing, HVAC, or gas fitting functions.
Questions - 40
Minimum Passing Score of 70%
Time Allowed - 90 Minutes
The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination. The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available. For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.
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International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings 2015
Publication Year: 2015
This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011
Publication Year: 2011
This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.
International Building Code 2015
Publication Year: 2015
The scope of the International Building Code (IBC) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
Carpentry and Building Construction, 2016 Student Edition
Publication Year: 2016
Carpentry & Building Construction is a comprehensive carpentry program that focuses on residential construction with many procedures also applying to light commercial construction. The informative text provides detailed, heavily illustrated information about materials, tools, and processes, with many step-by-step procedures.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th Edition
Publication Year: 2021
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 17th Edition is the deﬁnitive guide for engineers, contractors, producers, instructors, and students. This new edition reﬂects the latest advances in concrete technology and highlights concrete’s contribution to sustainability. Provides guidance on all aspects of concrete technology from selection of suitable materials to designing and proportioning a concrete mixture.
Backed by over 100 years of research by the Portland Cement Association and other industry groups.
Reﬂects the latest guidance on standards, speciﬁcations, and test methods of ASTM International (ASTM), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Ofﬁcials (AASHTO), and the American Concrete Institute (ACI).
Presenting a 40% increase in new information, including two new chapters on imperfections in concrete and innovations in concrete technology.
BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses 2018
Publication Year: 2018
BCSI includes information and guidance pertaining to diagonal bracing for web members with two rows of lateral restraint, as well as permanent lateral restraint and diagonal bracing guidance for trusses spaced wider than 2' o.c. With references to building codes, standards and OSHA regulations, BCSI consists of ten chapters that contain the most current information regarding the handling, installing, restraining, and bracing of metal plate connected wood trusses.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone 9th Edition
Publication Year: 2020
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone provides a broad understanding of the properties and applications of masonry materials. It begins with coverage on careers to help students learn about the industry. It then progresses to teaching safe and proper procedures for working with brick, block, and stone. Coverage of concrete form construction and flatwork is also included. Green features address specific topics relating to masonry’s impact on the environment.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2023
All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.
All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:
29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
OSHA keyword dictionary
Easy to find OSHA interpretations