OSHA 10-Hour General Industry

This course is ideal for supervisors with safety and health responsibilities, and for employee safety and health awareness. Students will be introduced to OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles covered in OSHA Act Part 1910. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide.

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
  • To know the safe means of Egress to provide fire protection in emergencies from new or old buildings or structures
  • Outline the general requirements for general safety standards
  • Establish the guidelines and requirements for special purpose equipment


Topics Covered

  • Introduction to OSHA, OSH Act, Inspections, Citations and Penalties
  • Walking and Working Surfaces
  • Means of Egress and Fire Protection
  • Electrical
  • Flammable and Combustible Liquids
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Machine Guarding
  • Hazard Communication
  • Introduction to Industrial Hygiene/Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Safety & Health Programs