OSHA 30 Construction

The OSHA 30 training is a much-needed element for protecting employees on various job sites. However, these certifications are quickly becoming standard requirements in the construction industry.

A large number of government projects, unions, and private companies are requiring each worker to provide proof they have completed the course. However, the most common participants include construction employees with safety responsibilities, such as:

  • Superintendents
  • Foremen
  • Safety Coordinators
  • Project Managers
  • Safety Specialists

The OSHA 30-hour training course provides training for employers and workers on the process of recognizing, avoiding, abatement, and prevention of hazards in the workplace. This program goes into great depth and variety based on a range of areas based on your specific industry.


The most common OSHA 30-hour course topics include:

  1. OSHA Introduction
  2. Contractor’s Health and Safety Program
  3. The Importance of Effective Record Keeping and Reporting
  4. Fall Protection & Electrical Hazards
  5. Cranes & Rigging
  6. Forklift Hazards
  7. Proper Materials Handling
  8. Mobile Motorized Platforms
  9. The Importance of Competency in the Workplace
  10. Work Zone Traffic Control


Following this OSHA 30 training course, the student should be able to:

  1. Recognize what worker rights are protected under OSHA
  2. Recognize what responsibilities an employer has under OSHA
  3. Identify major fall hazards
  4. Identify common caught-in or -between hazards
  5. Identify common struck-by hazards
  6. Identify types of electrocution hazards
  7. Identify ways to select appropriate PPE and lifesaving equipment
  8. Identify major health hazards common to the construction industry
  9. Recognize how to protect oneself from material handling hazards
  10. Identify major hand & power tool hazards
  11. Recognize role of the workforce in improving the current culture
  12. Recognize the role of management in improving the current culture
  13. Recognize ways to protect oneself from crane hazards
  14. Identify major hazards related to motor vehicles, mechanized equipment and marine operations
  15. Recognize ways to protect oneself from fire hazards thru prevention and emergency response
  16. Recognize employer requirements for protecting workers from concrete & masonry hazards, including abatement methods
  17. Identify major steel erection hazards
  18. Recognize ways to protect oneself from welding & cutting hazards
  19. Describe types of confined space hazards
  20. Recognize ways to protect oneself from confined space hazards
  21. Describe activities that can lead to MSD and RMD injury and illness
  22. Recognize employer requirements for providing a safety and health program that effectively reduces and prevents employee injury, illness, and fatality
  23. Identify responsibilities of a supervisor in preventing worker injuries and unhealthful exposures
  24. Recognize the specific legal responsibilities of a supervisor to protect worker safety and health
  25. Identify the reasons for an incident investigation and future preventative measures that may result
  26. Recognize ways to protect oneself from arc flash hazards
  27. Describe types of health and safety construction hazards and appropriate forms of mitigation

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