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OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety
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Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
This course is designed to provide an in-depth overview of the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions in the construction industry. Students will explore and understand OSHA regulations for Construction, their enforcement, and compliance issues. Topics include fall protection, hazard communication, electrical safety, personal protective and life saving equipment, ladders and safety, as well as confined space entry, fire protection, excavations, crane safety, and more.
Course Objectives
  1. have an in-depth understanding of all topics presented and be able to recognize job site hazards on a construction site.
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 Focus Four Hazards 6
    a) Falls 1.25 Hours
    b) Electrocution 1.25 Hours
    c) Struck-By 1.25 Hours
    d) Caught In or Between 1.25 Hours
    Personal Protective Equipment and Lifesaving 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
    Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators & Conveyors
    Fire Protection and Prevention
    Materials Handling, Storage, Use & Disposal
    Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment and 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