OSHA 10 Hour Training - Construction
The OSHA 10 Hour construction training course is intended to provide construction workers with a basic knowledge of basic safety and health hazards on construction sites. The OSHA 10 hour construction training course also provides students with an overview of how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) operates.
The OSHA 10 hour training course for construction is based on the OSHA 1926 standards. This OSHA 10 training course is intended for workers in construction related jobs, like ground-up construction projects, demolition work, and major renovation projects.
The OSHA 10 hour training course in construction standards was created by OSHA, who has authorized certain OSHA Outreach trainers to conduct this 10-hour training class for a group of workers in a classroom setting (usually spread over two consecutive days), or individual trainees can take an online version of the OSHA 10 hour training course.
Here are the mandatory topics taught in the OSHA 10 hour construction course. They take approximately seven hours to complete:
- Introduction to OSHA
- Focus Four (leading causes of death in construction
- Struck-By (e.g., falling objects, trucks, cranes)
- Caught-In or Between (e.g., trench hazards, equipment)
- Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment
- Health Hazards in Construction
To fill out the rest of the on site OSHA 10-hour construction course, you can select from the following optional topics (online version topics are fixed):
- Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
- Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, & Conveyors
- Stairways and Ladders
- Tools - Hand and Power
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Fire Protection and Prevention
When a student successfully completes an OSHA 10 hour construction training course (either live or online), they will receive the official OSHA 10 hour wallet card. The cards are accepted in all 50 states and US territories, and are also the cards needed to prove compliance with those states (MO, NV, MA, NH, NY, RI, and CT) that have a mandatory OSHA 10 hour training law for workers on most construction sites.