10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach Course
The training covers a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.
The Topics will be as follows:
Introduction to OSHA
This section covers workers’ rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint. It includes helpful worker safety and health resources. It also provides a sample weekly fatality and catastrophe report, a material data safety sheet and the OSHA Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (OSHA Form 300).
OSHA Focus Four Hazards
Most construction fatalities are caused by one of these hazards:
Struck-By (e.g., falling objects, trucks, cranes)
Caught-In or Between (e.g., trench hazards, equipment)
Specifically for each of the focus four, the student will be able to:
Identify major hazards
Describe types of hazards
Protect themselves from these hazards
Recognize employer requirements to protect workers from these hazards
Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment
Health Hazards in Construction
Any two of the following topics:
Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, & Conveyors
Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
Stairways and Ladders
Tools - Hand and Power
Upon completion of the course students will receive verification of completion.
Please note: There is an $50 on-site fee for registrations received after 5:00 pm central time September 21.