OSHA 10-Hour General Industry

This training course is intended to provide entry level general industry workers information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site. This course offers the resources and tools to create or enhance an effective safety and health management system, a review of the OSHA Act, and highlights of many key General Industry Safety and Health Standards.

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