OSHA 10 Hour Training Course - General Industry Version
The OSHA 10 Hour training course for general industry is intended to provide workers with an overview of the basic health and safety hazards present in the workplace. The OSHA 10 hour general industry 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 general industry is based on the OSHA 1910 standards. This OSHA 10 training course is designed for workers in most factories and manufacturing operations, health care industries, transportation and warehousing, chemical plants, oil and gas production operations, and service industries.
The OSHA 10 hour training course in general industry standards was created by OSHA, who has authorized certain OSHA Outreach trainers to conduct this 10-hour training class for a group of workers. The OSHA 10 training courses are presented in a classroom setting (usually spread over two consecutive days). Or, an individual trainee can take an online version of the OSHA 10 hour training course at any time.
Here are the mandatory topics that will be covered in the OSHA 10-hour general industry training course. These topics take approximately seven hours to cover:
- Introduction to OSHA
- Walking and Working Surfaces
- Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention and Protection
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Hazard Communication
The balance of the 10 hour general industry training on site training course can be used to cover a few of the following topics (online course topics are fixed):
- Hazardous Materials
- Material Handling
- Machine Guarding
- Lockout - Tagout
- Fall Protection
- Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Safety and Health Programs
When a student successfully completes an OSHA 10 hour general industry 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.