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OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety
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Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
This class provides instruction in OSHA safety requirements and standards for the construction industry. Students will learn to identify hazards on construction job sites and methods of reducing or eliminating the hazard. A certification exam is administered at the end of the class and students who successfully complete the exam will receive their OSHA 30 Hour Safety Certification for Construction.
Course Objectives
  1. have an understanding of all topics presented and how they apply to a construction site. They will be able to identify hazards and recommend corrective action to eliminate the hazard.
Outline of Instruction
  1. The course will provide the following OSHA required and elective information:

    Required Topics Required Hours
    Introduction to OSHA 2
    Managing Safety and Health 2
    OSHA Focused Four Hazards 6
    Fall Protection (1.5)
    Electrical (1.5)
    Struck By (1.5)
    Caught Between (1.5)
    Personal Protective Equipment 2
    Health Hazards in Construction 2
    Stairways and Ladders 1

    Elective Topics (Must have a minimum of 12 hours)
    Concrete and Masonry Construction
    Confined Space Entry
    Crane, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators and Conveyors
    Fire Protection/ Prevention
    Materials Handling, Storage, Use & Disposal
    Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, & Marine Operations
    Powered Industrial Vehicles
    Safety and Health Programs
    Steel Erection
    Tools - Hand and Power
    Welding and Cutting

    Optional - 3 Hours. Teach other construction industry hazards or policies and/or expand on the mandatory or elective topics. The minimum length of any topic is one-half hour.

    Total Hours - 30
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
US Department of Labor
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Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn the OSHA 30-Hour card for construction.
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Provided by instructor.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Michael Moore