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Landscaping Service Contracting

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Board of Contractors

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Richmond, VA  23233
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PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Planning and Estimating 6
Excavation 5
Grading 10
Compaction 4
Drainage 4
Soils 10
Vegetation Removal 1
Retaining Walls 5
Safety 5

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 120

 

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher

2.

 

VA Occupational Safety and Health Program (VOSH) - (Chapters 16 VAC 25-60-10, 16 VAC 25-140-10, 16 VAC 25-150-10, 16 VAC 25-160-10, and 16 VAC 25-170-10, excerpts included) Doc Link
3.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
4.
Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 8th Edition, 2010, Robert Peurifoy, Clifford Schexnayder, Aviad Shapira. Buy at Amazon
5.
Excavation and Grading Handbook, 2005, Nick Capachi. Buy at Amazon
6. Soils and Foundations, 8th Edition, 2013, Cheng Liu, Jack Evett Ph.D. Buy at Amazon
7. Landscape Construction, 3rd Edition, 2010, David Sauter. Buy at Amazon
8. Fences and Retaining Walls, 1990 (Revised 1996), William McElroy. Buy at Amazon
These references will not be available at the examination center.  Please see the PSI candidate bulletin regarding restrictions on personal copies.

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