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OSHA 10-Hour Construction

Course Length

10 Hours

Course Overview

The 10-hour Construction Safety Certification course is intended to provide entry-level construction workers with general knowledge for recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site.  Newly updated with OSHA’s latest requirements, this 10 hour course is the minimum OSHA standard for all workers.  The course is designed for construction workers new to the industry and as a refresher for workers on hazards in the construction workplace. The course covers the following OSHA required topics:  An introduction to OSHA and OSHA regulations; general safety and health provisions; cranes and rigging; scaffolds; stairways and ladders; health hazards, hazardous materials; hazard communications; electrical safety; power and hand tools; personal protective equipment; struck-by and caught in between procedures; and fall prevention and protection. 


Intended Audience

The OSHA 10-Hour Construction course is intended for workers and employees who need an OSHA 10-Hour Card. 

  • Construction Workers

  • Foremen and Job Supervisors

  • Construction Site Inspectors

  • All Personnel Responsible for Construction-related Projects


Learning Objectives

School of Construction Safety will teach you about recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace. This course focuses on federal OSHA construction industry standards, pointing out any differences with State standards, and is a proven way to get your OSHA 10 Card and achieve the safety level required by your company for work in the construction industry. You are encouraged to learn company policies on these subjects, which might be different and more stringent.

Following this OSHA 10 training course, students should be able to:

  1. Recognize what worker rights are protected under OSHA

  2. Recognize what responsibilities an employer has under OSHA

  3. Identify major fall hazards

  4. Identify common caught-in or -between hazards

  5. Identify common struck-by hazards

  6. Identify types of electrocution hazards

  7. Identify ways to select appropriate PPE and lifesaving equipment

  8. Identify major health hazards common to the construction industry

  9. Recognize how to protect oneself from material handling hazards

  10. Identify major hand & power tool hazards

  11. Recognize role of the workforce in improving the current culture

  12. Recognize the role of management in improving the current culture


Course Topics
  • Introduction to OSHA

    • Explain worker rights under OSHA

    • Discuss employer responsibilities under OSHA

    • Understand how OSHA inspections are conducted

  • Focus Four Hazards

    • Identify, describe and protect yourself from each of the following Focus Four Hazards:

      • Fall Hazards

      • Electrocution Hazards

      • Caught-In or -Between Hazards

      • Struck-By Hazards

    • Recognize employer requirements to protect workers from each of the Focus Four Hazards

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    • Describe types of hazards that require PPE Lifesaving Equipment

    • Identify and select appropriate PPE Lifesaving Equipment

    • Protect yourself from Safety & Health hazards

  • Health Hazards in Construction

    • Identify major health hazards common to the construction industry

    • Describe acute and chronic health hazards

    • Protect yourself from safety and health hazards

  • Materials Handling, Storage and Use

    • Identify material handling hazards on the job site

    • Describe common types of material handling hazards

    • Protect yourself from material handling hazards

  • Hand Tools and Power Tools

    • Identify and describe types of hand and power tool hazards

    • Protect yourself from hand and power tool hazards

  • Leading Cultural Change

    • Identify cultural challenges that exist in construction

    • Describe ways to use strong safety leadership and positive recognition to affect positive change

    • Protect yourself by recognizing negative safety culture


  • OSHA

  • PPE

  • Focus Four

  • OSHA Card

PRICE: $180
LANGUAGE: Spanish, English, Polish
Group Rates

We offer discount for groups!

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