AdvanceOnline Solutions is the provider of this OSHA Outreach Training Program online course.
Reductions of up to 66% in lost-time injuries have been reported by companies who have trained their workers or contractors with the OSHA Outreach Program for Construction. This 10-hour construction safety course is the online version of that successful program. It is intended to provide the worker with instruction in 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.
This course is intended for construction workers, supervisors, and any interested party 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.
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.
Upon completion of the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course, the student will be able to:
- Explain 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
- Understand the dangers involved in excavations and how to take responsibility and work safely around trenches and excavations
- Know types of fall hazards and how to prevent falls in your work environment by using appropriate fall protection
- dentify the crane safety requirements for the construction industry, and explain how to avoid accidents and identify hazards when working on or around cranes
- Understand ladder hazards and ladder-related injuries and how to select, inspect, and maintain ladders
- 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 Permit-Required Confined Spaces 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
Applicable 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. Therefore, the 10-Hour courses must be taken over a minimum of two days.
- This course follows the recent OSHA Program Jurisdiction Restrictions which limits student course completion card issuance within U.S. jurisdiction (the 50 States and certain U.S. Territories). Please note that Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers sign and mail OSHA 10-Hour Wallet Cards to students who successfully complete this course.
This course addresses regulations listed in OSHA 29 CFR 1926.
IACET Continuing Education Units
AdvanceOnline Solutions is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for this program.
Online Course Features
- Easy navigation
- Supplementary material
- Links to regulations
- Real-world scenarios
- Objective-based exams
- Continuing Education Units