Reference List

FOREMAN

The NWSA Foreman written examination questions were written by NWSA’s subject matter experts. The following list was among reference materials cited as the basis for the exam questions.

Candidates are strongly advised to become familiar with industry standards, practices, and relevant manufacturers' instructions in preparing for the NWSA certification examinations.

FOREMAN REFERENCE MATERIALS

Primary References:

  1. ANSI/ASSE A10.48-2016 Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communication Structures

    Order by Internet: http://www.asse.org/ansi/asse-a10-48-2016 criteria-for-safety-practices-with-theconstruction-demolition-modification-and-maintenance-ofcommunication-structures/

  2. NWSA Leadership Guide

    Download from Internet: http://www.nws-a.org/wp-content/uploads/NWSA-Foreman-Leadership-Guidelines.pdf

  3. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 1904, 1910 and 1926

    Download from Internet: http://www.osha.gov/

Secondary References:

  1. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Compliance Directive CPL 02-01-056 (2014)

    Download from Internet: https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/enforcement/directives/CPL_02-01-056.pdf

  2. FCC OET Bulletin 65 – Evaluating Compliance with FCC Guidelines for Human Exposure to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields

    Order by Internet: https://www.fcc.gov/general/oet-bulletins-line

  3. ANSI/ASME, B30.9 – Slings

    Order by Internet: https://www.asme.org/products/codes-standards/b309-2018-slings

  4. Hubbell/A.B. Chance Owners' Manual

    Download from Internet: https://hubbellcdn.com/installationmanuals/P308-0880.pdf

  5. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Interstate Passenger Carrying Driver’s Guide to Hours of Service

    Download from Internet: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ sites/fmcsa.dot.gov/files/docs/Interstate-Passenger-Carrying- Driver-Guide-To-HOS.pdf

  6. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS), Communications Towers

    Download from Internet: https://www.fws.gov/birds/bird-enthusiasts/threats-to-birds/collisions/communication-towers.php

  7. USDOL Heat Index Guide for Employers

    Download from Internet: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/heatillness/heat_index/index.html