Each year, more and more employers train their workers with the OSHA Outreach Program for general industry. This 10-hour general industry course is the online version of that successful program and is intended to provide instruction on a variety of general safety and health standards. As an OSHA 10-hour course, you are expected to spend a minimum of 10 hours in the course.
Duration: 10 hours
Delivery Method: Online
Regulations: OSHA - 29 CFR 1910
Course topics include: Introduction to OSHA, Walking Working Surfaces, Workplace Fires and Emergencies, Electrical Safety, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), GHS Hazard Communication, Bloodborne Pathogens, Permit-Required Confined Spaces, Lockout/Tagout, and Forklift Safety.
OSHA recommends Outreach Training Program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of their job.
- OSHA limits all OSHA Outreach Training (classroom and online) to a maximum of 7.5 hours training per day in all OSHA 10-Hour courses. As a result, all 10-Hour courses must be delivered over a minimum of two days.
- OSHA also defines Program Jurisdiction Restrictions. Outreach Training Programs are limited to OSHA Jurisdiction only. Student course completion cards can only be issued for students within U.S. jurisdiction (the 50 States and certain U.S. Territories).
- You must complete this training within 180 days.
Note: Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers sign and mail an official DOL-OSHA 10-Hour card to students who successfully complete this course.
This course is intended for all employees.
OSHA recommends Outreach Training Program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of the job.
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the importance of OSHA in providing a safe and healthful workplace to workers covered by OSHA
- Apply the OSHA regulations for walking and working surfaces to avoid slips, trips, and falls in the workplace, and recognize safe work practices for installing, maintaining, and using stairs, ladders, and scaffolds
- Explain the OSHA requirements for exit routes and Emergency Action plans and describe OSHA requirements for Fire Prevention plans and portable fire extinguishers
- Identify safe work practices around electricity, including understanding electrical terms, basic electrical safety principles, and regulations which pertain to electrical safety
- Select a variety of PPE based on a workplace evaluation and the types of hazards, and take responsibility for correctly fitting, maintaining, and using personal protective equipment
- Identify the elements of the Hazard Communication Standard, identify physical and health hazards of chemicals included on a Hazardous Chemical Inventory, recognize the information required on Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and warning labels, as well as how they are used and maintained, and the meaning of pictograms, under the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), and identify training program requirements
- Identify bloodborne pathogens and common symptoms, and list engineering and work practice control measures that protect employees against exposure to bloodborne pathogens
- Identify a confined space, its hazards, requirements for confined spaces as listed under the Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard, and duties and responsibilities of confined space workers
- Identify hazardous energy sources and use appropriate energy-isolating devices, and describe the procedures for conducting a lockout/tagout
- Recognize safe operating procedures for forklifts, workplace hazards, and how to handle special types of forklifts.