Higher Education

Safety for Masons, 2nd Edition

  • Richard T. Kreh, Sr. Author & Consultant, Masonry
  • ISBN-10: 1418049905  |  ISBN-13: 9781418049904
  • 128 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1979
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $98.25
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A safe worker is a productive and profitable one for their employer as well as their self. With a focus on accident prevention, Safety for Masons, 2nd Edition is a valuable resource that demonstrates safety practices important for a masonry career. This book is organized in a systematic progressive order that will walk you through job safety situations as you will most likely come in contact with them in learning the masonry trade.

Features and Benefits

  • OSHA Regulations are covered throughout
  • Units have been updated to include new practices, materials, and safety equipment

Table of Contents

Unit 1. A Clean and Safe Shop Environment.
Unit 2. Personal Protection Clothing and Equipment (PPE).
Unit 3. Handling and Storage of Materials.
Unit 4. Masonry Hand Tool Safety.
Unit 5. Power Tools and Equipment Safety.
Unit 6. Scaffolding and Ladder Safety.
Unit 7. Hazards and Specific Safety Risks.
Appendix: Safety Guidelines.
Glossary of Masonry Terms.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Richard T. Kreh, Sr.

Richard T. Kreh, Sr., is a retired master mason, a former building trades and masonry instructor with Linganore High School (Frederick, Maryland), and a well-known expert in the masonry field. He has written for Taunton Press and Masonry Construction Magazine, in addition to authoring several respected textbooks, including SAFETY FOR MASONS. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education.