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Mississippi

Carpentry

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Mississippi Board of Contractors (MSBOC)
2679 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite C
Jackson, MS  39216
Phone:  (601) 354-6161
Exam Provider
PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 557-0619
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
Safety6
Insulation1
Windows & Doors3
Rough Carpentry & Formwork27
Finish Carpentry14
Drywall7
Siding2
Total number of test questions:
60
Time allowed (hours):
2.0

In addition to the Mississippi trade-specific examination, you are required to pass the Law & Business Management Exam offered by PSI unless waived through reciprocity.

Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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2.
Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010 or 2016, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer
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3.
BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2020, SBCA
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4.
Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG
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5.
Finish Carpenter's Manual, 1993, Jim Tolpin
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6.
International Building Code, 2018, ICC
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7.
Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction, 2001, Andy Rae
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Available Study Materials
PSI OSHA Selections
Study Guide
$54.95

Sample questions are based on the PSI publication titled “29 CFR PART 1926 Selections, as of June 2013” (highlighted in green above).

This file contains approx. 800 sample questions.

REMINDER:  PSI uses this book for many exams they offer.  Not all sections of this code will apply to your exam.

We also include a table showing the relationship between our questions and OSHA code sections.  Corrections to the original PSI publication are noted.

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