Course Length

30- Hour OSHA (Construction Industry)

Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites for this training course. However students must be able to communicate with the instructor in the language that the training is provided in.

NYC Requirement: This course is required for supervisors and competent persons on site. This course is also one of the requirements for both workers and supervisors that need to complete credits for a Site Safety Training (SST) Card.  

CEUs: Upon course completion students will be eligible for 3.0 CEUs.

Course Description: The 30 HR OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training was developed by the US Department of Labor. It examines OSHA policies, procedures, and standards as well as construction safety and health principles. The training focuses on those areas that are most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. All students will receive a certificate of completion and in approximately 4-6 weeks after the training conclusion a laminated 30-HR Construction Safety Outreach course card issued by OSHA.
Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of OSHA in providing a safe and healthful workplace to workers
  • Locate OSHA Standards references applicable to specific hazardous conditions and practices
  • Recognize the aspects of 1926 Subpart C (General Safety and Health Provisions)
  • Implement preventative measures for accidents in their workplace
  • Describe types of personal protective equipment (PPE), and the requirements for use in OSHA standards
  • Recognize the requirements for fire protection in the workplace
  • Identify types of rigging equipment used to protect employees
  • Identify the critical health and safety hazards of welding and cutting in the construction industry
  • Implement measures for protecting workers and equipment from dangerous falls
  • Recognize the hazards associated with working in or around excavation sites
  • Recollect the safety requirements necessary to protect workers around concrete and masonry jobs
  • Identify the precautions and hazards to protect workers using explosives or blasting agents
  • Protect workers who perform jobs on or around stairways or ladders at worksites
  • Describe the hazards and prevalence of confined spaces
  • Identify common electrical hazards
  • Recognize the importance of scaffolding for workers in elevated workplaces