OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety

Overview

AdvanceOnline Solutions is the provider of this OSHA Outreach Training Program online course.

Employers who have trained their workers with the OSHA Outreach Program for Construction have seen reductions of up to 66% in lost-time injuries. This 10-hour construction safety course is the online version of that successful program and is intended to provide instruction on a variety of general construction safety and health standards. As an OSHA 10-hour course, you are expected to spend a minimum of 10 hours in the course.

Course topics include: Introduction to OSHA, Struck and Caught Hazards, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, Excavation Safety, Scaffold Safety, Materials Handling, Crane Safety, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and Permit-Required Confined Space Entry.

OSHA recommends Outreach Training Program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of their job.

OSHA Policies

  • OSHA limits all OSHA Outreach Training (classroom and online) to a maximum of 7.5 hours training per day in all OSHA 10-Hour courses. As a result, all 10-Hour courses must be delivered over a minimum of two days.
  • OSHA also defines Program Jurisdiction Restrictions. Outreach Training Programs are limited to OSHA Jurisdiction only. Student course completion cards can only be issued for students within U.S. jurisdiction (the 50 States and certain U.S. Territories).
  • You must complete this training within 180 days.

Note: Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers sign and mail an official DOL-OSHA 10-Hour card to students who successfully complete this course.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of OSHA in providing a safe and healthful workplace to workers covered by OSHA
  • Identify struck-by and caught-in or caught-between hazards associated with serious construction-related injuries
  • Identify safe work practices around electricity, including understanding electrical terms, basic electrical safety principles, and regulations which pertain to electrical safety
  • Recognize the dangers involved in excavations and how to take responsibility and work safely around trenches and excavations
  • Identify types of fall hazards and how to prevent falls in your work environment by using appropriate fall protection
  • Identify the crane safety requirements for the construction industry, and explain how to avoid accidents and identify hazards when working on or around cranes
  • Recognize ladder hazards and ladder-related injuries and how to select, inspect, and maintain ladders
  • Identify how to properly use, maintain, store, and dispose of materials including safe operation of cranes, rigging, and mechanical equipment
  • Identify a confined space, its hazards, requirements for confined spaces as listed under the Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, and duties and responsibilities of confined space workers
  • Select a variety of PPE based on a workplace evaluation and types of hazards
  • Recognize types of scaffolds and how to safely use them.
Regulations

OSHA - 29 CFR 1926

Approximate Length

10 hours

Audience

This course is intended for construction workers and supervisors, and anyone involved in the construction industry.

OSHA recommends Outreach Training Program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of the job.

Delivery Method

Online

IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

1

Features

This course has these features and more.

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Units