10 and 30 Hour Occupational Safety & Health Standards for Construction

Length: 10 Hours

This 10-hour course is developed by utilizing one-hour modules from the following topics, or other relevant course topics, to meet your specific needs. The introduction to OSHA, OSHA Act/General Duty Clause 5(a)(1), and Subpart C: General Safety and Health Provisions, Competent Person, Subpart K: Electrical, Subpart M: Fall Protection, Subpart H: Material Handling, Storage Use and Disposal, Subpart I: Tools, Hand and Power, Subpart L: Scaffolding, Subpart X: Stairways and Ladders, Subpart P: Excavations, Lead and Asbestos Hazards in Construction and Subpart Z: Toxic and Hazardous Substances. The 10-hour US Department of Labor OSHA card is issued upon successful completion.

Occupational Safety & Health Standards for Construction

Regulation: 29 CFR 1926

Course Objectives (Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to):

  • Define construction terms found in the OSHA standards.
  • Present effective safety and health training programs in accordance with OSHA’s construction standards, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Identify hazards that occur in the construction industry and determine appropriate standards.
  • Prepare reports citing the conditions found.
  • Identify methods to correct hazards Identify the common causes of accidents and fatalities in hazardous areas of construction.
  • Identify abatement techniques for hazards found in construction.

Course Topics:

  • Introduction to OSHA standards (1 hour) Safety programs (.5 hour)
  • OSHA inspections, targeting, and penalties (.5 hour) Hazard communication (1 hour)
  • Health hazards in construction and personal protective equipment (.5 hour) Walking and working surfaces (.5 hour)
  • Scaffolding (1 hour)
  • Trenching (1 hour)
  • Electrical (1 hour)
  • Tools (1 hour)
  • Health hazards in construction (1 hour) Personal protective equipment (1 hour)