Reference List


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.


Primary References:

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

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  2. NWSA Leadership Guide

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

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Secondary References:

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

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

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  3. ANSI/ASME, B30.9 – Slings

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

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

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

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  7. USDOL Heat Index Guide for Employers

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