This new edition provides learners with the fundamental skills and basic knowledge for the building and construction industry. It has been fully updated to reflect present-day building practices. Updated photographs and line drawings illustrate to students the latest safety equipment and carpentry tools. Updated OHS regulations with links to the relevant state-based regulatory authorities keeps students up-to-date with the latest practices.
Preface, Forward, Figures, Acknowledgments; 1. Occupational health and safety; 2. Working effectively in the general construction industry; 3. Planning and organising work; 4. Workplace communication; 5. Basic measuring and calculation; 6. Plan interpretation and specifications; 7. Carpentry trade materials; 8. Carpentry tools and equipment.