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OSHA 510 - Construction Industry

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This course covers OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures in the construction industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA Construction Standards, construction safety and health principles, and special emphasis on those areas in construction which are most hazardous. Upon course completion students will have the ability to define construction terms found in the OSHA Construction Standards, identify hazards which occur in the construction industry, locate and determine appropriate OSHA Construction Standards, policies, and procedures, and describe the use of the OSHA Construction Standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program. Minimum student contact hours: 26

Prerequisites: None

(32 Hour)
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  • Select the appropriate OSHA standards that apply to a hazard; Identify elements of a successful construction safety program;
  • Identify the more frequently cited OSHA standards; and
  • Implement an effective recordkeeping procedure


- Introduction to OSHA Standards                        - Hazard violation search workshop

- Recordkeeping                                                  - Safety programs

- Health hazards in construction                            - Training techniques

- Hazard communication                                      - Personal protection equipment

- Steel erection                                                    - Ladders and stairways

- Trenching                                                          - Welding

- Electrical safety                                                - Scaffolds

- Cranes and rigging                                            - Confined-space entry

- Concrete construction                                        - Hand and power tools

- Fire protection and prevention                            - Materials handling

- Fall protection                                                   - Motor vehicles

- Excavation                                                        - Underground construction

- Demolition                                                        - Blasting

Course length and materials:

  • This is a 4-day/32-hour course.
  • Each student will receive OSHA’s 29CFR1926 Construction Industry Standard, a certificate of completion, and a wallet card.