OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry

This course is designed for construction workers, foremen, job supervisors and anyone involved in the construction industry. OSHA recommends the 10-Hour Construction Industry training program as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of the job.

OSHA Training Objectives

  • State the purpose of the OSH Act and list the functions of OSHA
  • List the OSHA inspection priorities and describe the inspection process
  • Describe the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees under the OSH Act
  • The basic requirements for proper aisle and passageway maintenance
  • Guidelines for identification and protection of floor openings
  • To understand the importance of effective Egress fire protection program
  • Outline the general requirements for general safety standards
  • Understand the requirements for compliance with various construction standards

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • General Safety & Health Provisions
  • Electrical
  • Fall Protection
  • Personal Protective & Lifesaving Equipment
  • Materials Handling, Storage, Use & Disposal
  • Hand & Power Tools
  • Scaffolds
  • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators & Conveyors
  • Excavations
  • Stairways & Ladders