This training will...
- Provide workers with information on how to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job-related hazards on a construction site.
- Inform workers about their rights and their employer's responsibilities, and explain how to file a complaint with OSHA.
- Cover a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site.
What is OSHA Outreach Training?
The OSHA Outreach Training Program is intended for workers covered under the OSH Act. The Occupational Safety and Health Act covers private-sector employers and their employees in the 50 states and certain territories and jurisdictions under federal authority. For this reason, OSHA Outreach Training Program classes must be limited to training conducted within OSHA's jurisdiction.
While the OSHA Outreach Training Program course is voluntary and does not meet the training requirements contained in any OSHA standard, some states and local jurisdictions have enacted laws mandating outreach training. Additionally, some employers, unions, and various other jurisdictions also require workers to have this training to work on job sites and to fulfill their own safety training goals.
For a complete list of OSHA's training-related requirements, see OSHA Publication #2254, Training Requirements in OSHA Standards and Training Guidelines.
How Long Is This Training?
This training will take a minimum of 10 hours to complete, and is limited by OSHA to a maximum of 7 1/2 hours of training per day. Our standard 2-day delivery format will be 7 hours on the first day and 3 hours on the second day.
How Else Can I Take This Training?
Our instructors are only authorized for classroom delivery of this training. Classroom training is offered both through open enrollment or by employers hosting their own on-site training. You can request a quote for on-site training conducted at your location. Training topics can be customized within the procedures set forth by OSHA.
On June 27, 2011, we applied for online delivery approval through OSHA and are awaiting their response.
Is This Training OSHA Approved?
Our trainers are authorized by OSHA to conduct this training and students receive DOL issued student course completion cards. The OSHA Outreach Training Program is not a certification program. Outreach Training Program trainers, students, and curriculum are not certified. OSHA never approves trainers or classes. After successfully completing this training, students will receive a downloadable certificate of completion (within 24 hours) and will be mailed a course completion card (allow 3-4 weeks for card delivery).
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What Topics Does This Training Cover?
The OSHA 10 Hour Construction classroom course will cover the following topics:
- Introduction to OSHA
- Fall Protection
- Struck-by Hazards
- Caught-in or Between Hazards
- Basic Construction Requirements
- Personal Protective and Life-Saving Equipment
- Health Hazards in Construction
- Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
- Types of Scaffolds
- Scaffold Hazards
- Scaffold Safeguards
- Types of Stairways and Ladders
- Stairway and Ladder Hazards
- Using Stairways and Ladders Safely