Construction Practices

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Construction Practices
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2011-03-16 11:11:53
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  1. An optimum jobsite layout plan maximizes on-site labor in material movement, travel, and transportation, allowing workers to spend the mininum amount of time performing construction activities.
    False
  2. Labor cost is the most predictable cost for the contractor.
    False
  3. An initial partnering workshop involves owner's representatives architects, and engineers, construction managers, contractors, and occasionally subcontractors.
    True
  4. Specialized meetings are often held due to a single issue and are focused on a single topic.
    True
  5. Under the AAA's Construction Industry Arbitration Rules, "Fast Track" rules involve claims over $1,000,000.
    False...Less than 50,000
  6. Some legal issues exist when employing a drug testing and substance abuse program.
    True
  7. All injuries and illnesses occurring on the jobsite must be recorded.
    False...
  8. When selecting a subcontractor for the different pieces of work, the contractor must balance scopes and be able to compare quote to quote, know as scope alignment.
    True
  9. Subcontractors have lower indirect overhead than general contractors.
    False
  10. The _ is obligated to furnish special protective gear for employees such as respirators hearing protection, safety harnesses, and so on.
    Contractor
  11. A construction company accident form must be completed within _ hours of an accident occurrence.
    24 Hours
  12. If a firm employs _ or more employees at any one time in the previous calendar year, it must file OSHA form 300 and form 300a.
    11
  13. The process of converting all subcontractors bids to subcontracts and all quotes to purchase orders or purchase contracts is often called _
    Buyout
  14. The unethical practice of contractors supplying bid amounts from subcontractors to other subcontractors is known as _
    Bid Shopping

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