Safeguarding Construction, Demolition and Renovation Projects, Large and Small

Posted: Apr 13, 2017

  • April 21, 2017
    8:00 am - 11:00 am

This program will cover the wide range of responsibilities for the protection of all construction sites, from the smallest of renovations to the large construction projects. This interactive training will apply the requirements of OSHA, the Fire Prevention Regulations (527 CMR 1), the International Building Code (IBC) as well as the new Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration and Demolition Operations (NFPA 241)

In addition to fire prevention, such as fire detection, extinguishers, flammable and combustible liquid storage and hot works, the class will cover applicable permits, adjoining area and property protection, means of egress; including from underground locations, historic building requirements, occupancy limitations, roofing, maintaining fire detection and suppression systems and Firefighter Safety Building Marking Systems (FFBMS).


  • Rick Mears, Amherst College – EH&S
  • Building Inspector(s), Amherst Inspection Services
  • Insp. Mike Roy, Amherst Fire Department – Fire Inspector
  • Lt. Chris Towski, Cambridge Fire Department, NFPA 241


Amherst College, Merrill Science Center
2nd Floor Lecture Room 1

The only parking that is available is located at the end of East Drive, beyond the Tennis Courts, or in the Hills Parking Lot (151 College St.) Please do not park behind Merrill Science.