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OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety

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Overview

Who Should Take This Course?

This OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Online course is intended to provide workers without supervisory responsibility with information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint, as well as how to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job-related hazards on a construction site.

The training covers a variety of construction safety and health hazards a worker may encounter at a construction site, emphasizing hazard identification, avoidance, control, and prevention, rather than OSHA standards.

Employers who have trained their workers with the OSHA Outreach Program for Construction have seen reductions of up to 66% in lost-time injuries.

Through this training, OSHA helps ensure workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and contribute to our nation's productivity.

OSHA-Authorized Online Outreach Training Provider

AdvanceOnline Solutions Inc.

This training is offered through an affiliation with AdvanceOnline Solutions, Inc., who is an OSHA-Authorized Online Outreach Training Provider for this course.

Because this course is regulated closely by OSHA and offered through this affiliation, there are differences in how it is delivered when compared to most of the other online courses we offer.

OSHA recommends Outreach Training Program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers. When required by OSHA standards, workers must receive System Requirements on the specific hazards of the job.

About

The format of this course is quite different from our other courses and can be learned by viewing the Quick Start Tutorial on the first page of each content lesson. The tutorial is not required, but highly recommended.

Updated OSHA Policies

OSHA has recently issued a new policy that limits all OSHA Outreach Training (classroom and online) to a maximum of 7.5 hours of training per day in all OSHA 10 Hour courses. As a result, all 10 Hour courses must be delivered over a minimum of two days.

OSHA has also issued a new policy of Program Jurisdiction Restrictions. Outreach Training Programs are now limited to OSHA jurisdiction only. Student course completion cards can only be issued to students within U.S. jurisdiction (the 50 States and certain U.S. Territories).

180 Days To Complete

Students have 180 days to complete the training from the time they enroll in the course. When a course EXPIRES, the student will no longer have access to the course and any course progress will be lost. There can be no extensions for the OSHA Outreach titles.

Topics

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Struck and Caught Hazards
  • Electrical Safety
  • Excavations
  • Fall Protection
  • Crane Safety
  • Ladder Safety
  • Materials Handling
  • Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Scaffolds

After taking this course, you 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;
  • Identify 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; and
  • Recognize types of scaffolds and how to safely use them.

Exams

OSHA requires students to pass each section exam and the final exam with a minimum of a 70% score. If a student fails any exam three times, the course will be placed in failed status and the student will be informed of his or her option to retake the course either online or in the classroom.

FAQ

Q - Do I have to finish the course in one sitting?

Our courses are set up to take a specific amount of time. Some students may get through the training more quickly, while others may actually take longer to complete their training. Remember, this training should be used as an intricate tool in the context of an overall training program; it can be combined with other training throughout the year in order to meet any hour requirements needed.


Q - Do I have to finish the course in one sitting?

No, our courses are designed so you can start and stop as needed, allowing you to break the training up over a longer period of time. Our system will keep track of your progress, enabling you to resume where you left off upon your next login. It is important that once you start a section, you complete that section or you will need to start that section over from the beginning upon your return.


Q - Can I take the course from more than one computer?

Yes, you can take the online portion by signing in with your username and password from any location and computer with high-speed internet access.


Q - Will I receive a certificate for this course?

Yes, once you have completed a course, you are able to download, save or print a certificate of completion from your student account. Certificates are created in a pdf format. Users must have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader before attempting to download the completion certificate.