Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry
4 Days, 30 Instructional Hours
30 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
30 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)
This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.
About This Course:
This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction industry safety and health principles. A copy of the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Standards is included with the registration fee. Participants must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.
For those interested in becoming authorized to teach 10hr and 30hr OSHA Outreach classes, the OSHA #510 course meets one of two prerequisites for the OSHA #500 Trainer Course for the Construction Industry. Please note, the 30-hour Construction Industry OSHA outreach class is not considered equivalent to OSHA #510.
Those interested or responsible for developing and implementing safety and health programs in the construction industry, plant and facility engineers responsible for contractor safety, experienced safety and health managers looking to expand their knowledge.
Describe specific requirements in the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 standards that protect workers from common hazards associated with construction industry workplaces.
Introduction to OSHA
- How to Read OSHA Regulations
- Inspections and Penalties
- Safety and Health Programs
- Hazard Communication and Health Hazards in Construction
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Fire Protection and Prevention
- Electrical Safety
- Materials Handling
- Tools – Hand and Power
- Scaffolding and Fall Protection
- Cranes and Rigging
- Motor Vehicles
- Concrete Construction and Steel Erection
- Demolition and Blasting
- Stairways and Ladders