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OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Safety
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions on the job site. Students will develop an understanding of OSHA General Industry regulations, enforcement, and compliance. Participants will discuss the OSHA standards that relate to hazard communication, confined spaces, means of egress, fire protection, walking and working surfaces, electrical safety, lockout/tag-out, machine guarding, personal protective equipment, hazardous materials, powered industrial trucks, material handling and storage, and welding, cutting, and brazing.
Course Objectives
  1. have a basic understanding of all topics presented and how they apply to general industry.
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
    Walking and Working Surfaces, including Fall Protection 1
    Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection 2
    Electrical Safety 2
    Personal Protective Equipment 1
    Materials Handling 2
    Hazards Communication 1

    Elective Topics (Must have a minimum of 10 hours)
    Hazardous Materials
    Permit-Required Confined Spaces
    Machine Guarding
    Welding, Cutting, and Brazing
    Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
    Bloodborne Pathogens
    Fall Protection
    Safety and Health Programs
    Powered Industrial Vehicles

    Optional - 7 Hours. Teach other general 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 general industry .
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