Length: Two Days

Course Description:

This course emphasizes worker awareness of safety and health hazards in Construction Industry Employment. This training is designed to help construction industry workers identify typical hazards in their workplace and how to avoid injuries through proactive knowledge. Our instructors are OSHA authorized and have experience in construction safety and health issues. A comprehensive training manual with CD is provided for participants for future reference. In 2007 more than 500,000 construction workers attended an OSHA 10 hour or 30 Hour class at an average of 635 classes per week.

OSHA recommends this course as part of the training needed to inform workers in the Construction Industry. Workers may need additional training in the hazards related to other worksites. This course in not intended to replace site-specific training, nor limit the need for additional training.

This course provides ten hours of actual training. It is generally given over two days with the first day provide seven hours of actual instruction with the second day adjourning by lunchtime. Successful participants will receive a Ten Hour OSHA Card as well as a certificate issued by MC & EC. The OSHA cards normally take three weeks after course completion and they will be distributed shortly after our receipt.

Course Outline:

Introduction to OSHA (1 hour)

OSHA Focus Four Hazards (2 hours)

Fall Protection, Subpart M

Electrical, Subpart K

Struck by (e.g., falling objects, trucks, cranes)

Caught in/between (e.g., trench hazards, equipment)

Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment 1 hour required

Subpart E

Health Hazards in Construction 1 hour required

(including HAZCOM and crystalline silica)

Stairways and Ladders 30 minutes required

Subpart X

Material Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal (Subpart H) 2 hours required

Tools- Hand and Power (Subpart I) ( at least two topics)

Scaffolds (Subpart L)

Cranes, Derricks, Hoist, Elevators & Conveyors (Subpart N)


The remaining 2.5 hours will be will be chosen by the instructor based upon class participant backgrounds.