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EOS 025: OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety and Health

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10 Hours
Note: OSHA regulations forbid this course be given in one continuous 10-hour session. Therefore, this course is given in two 5-hour sessions.
Course Purpose:
Construction is a high hazard industry that comprises a wide range of activities involving construction, alteration, and/or repair. Construction workers engage in many activities that may expose them to serious hazards, such as falling from high elevations, unguarded machinery, being struck by heavy construction equipment, electrocutions, silica dust, and asbestos, etc. The purpose of this course is to provide training in the requirements of the OSHA standards and general construction safe work practices. The information, tools, and resources provided in this course are designed to assist those in the industry whether worker or employer to identify, reduce, and eliminate construction-related hazards.
Who Should Attend:
Required one-time only for all University employees who are new to the construction industry and as a reminder to those who have been working in the construction industry to the hazards associated with their work. This course is ideal for supervisors with safety and health responsibilities and for employee safety and health awareness. Upon successful course completion, you will be given a Department of Labor OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety and Health course completion card.
Note: To receive full credit and be issued an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety and Health course completion card, attendees MUST attend both sessions in their entirety.
Topics Covered:
  • Introduction to OSHA
  • OSHA's focus four
  • Fall Protection (Subpart M)
  • Electrical Safety/LOTO (Subpart K)
  • Struck by accidents
  • Caught in/between accidents
  • Asbestos/Silica Dust Awareness
  • Hazard Communication/Right-to-Know
  • Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment
  • Safety and Health Hazards in Construction
  • Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal (Subpart H)
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Training
  • Hand and Power Tools (Subpart I)
  • Scaffolds (Subpart L)
  • Stairways and Ladders (Subpart X)
  • Excavations and Barricades
  • Roadway Safety and Signaling
  • Confined Space Entry (permits, self and non entry rescue)
  • Welding and Cutting Safety (hot work permits)
  • Fire Prevention and fire extinguisher training

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