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OSHA 30 General Industry

Environmental Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Course Length

30 Hours

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Course Description

Expands the scope of the 10 hour certification and includes more hands-on exercises on related topics. This course is designed to increase your employee’s and supervisors’ knowledge of the OSHA rules and regulations that apply to them. This 30 hour course provides a comprehensive, in-depth look at OSHA’s 29 CFR General Industry Standards and details the applicable safety and health regulations to the affected participants of your facility. This training course will be administered by qualified instructors that are authorized through the OSHA Outreach Training Program. Each participant will receive an OSHA 30 hour certification card from the Department of Labor upon completion of the course.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:

  1. Understand legal requirements from OSHA, including reporting and recordkeeping requirements, OSHA inspection and investigation protocols, citation and abatement responsibilities, and related topics.
  2. Identify various safety and health hazards in the workplace.
  3. Understand hierarchy of controls for eliminating hazards and protecting employees.
  4. Communicate properly hazards to others, particularly with chemicals and materials utilized in the workplace.
  5. Understand ways to prepare for and respond to emergency situations.
  6. Understand the importance of fitting the workplace to the employee to better accommodate their needs and help them work more safely.
  7. Understand boundary requirements and needs between employees and equipment in the workplace, including guarding methods, energy isolation methods, and other means of protection.
  8. Understand the hazards and risks associated with working at height and ways to protect employees and prevent falls.

Course Outline

  1. OSHA – Background & General Coverage/ Introduction to OSHA Standards  
    • OSHA Citations/Inspections/Penalties / OSHA Record Keeping Requirements
  2. Managing Safety and Health
  3. Walking Working Surfaces / Fall Protection
  4. Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection
  5. Electrical
  6. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  7. Materials Handling
  8. Hazard Communication (HAZCOM)   
  9. Machine Guarding
  10. Lockout / Tagout
  11. Fall Protection        
  12. Ergonomics
  13. Bloodborne Pathogens
  14. Hazardous Materials
  15. Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
  16. Confined Space Entry / Confined Space Hazards
  17. Welding, Cutting, and Brazing
  18. Powered Industrial Vehicles
  19. Safety and Health Programs
  20. Hazard Recognition

*Any other topic covered in 29 CFR 1910 may be substituted upon agreement with ATN and within the guidelines of OSHA’s Outreach Training Institutes (OTI). The 30-hour course includes many of the same topics as the 10-hour course but is conducted with much more comprehension and depth to include hands-on exercises on related topics, as well as the ability to add additional topics as desired, upon agreement.