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OSHA 30-Hour General Construction Safety Course

OSHA 30-Hour General Construction Safety Course
(Certified by OSHA)

Course duration: 30 hours as a minimum
This course for those professions who are interested in obtaining an official OSHA completion certificate, where attendees will be introduced to OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as general construction safety and health principles covered under OSHA standard for construction (29CFR 1926).
Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide.

Upon successful completion of this OSHA accepted course, the attendees will receive an official OSHA 30-Hour General Construction Outreach course completion card.

Who should attend:
This course is ideal for foremen, engineers, safety managers, safety committees' members, supervisors with safety and health responsibilities, and for employee safety and health awareness.

Those with prior experience working on construction sites will be an added benefit to the group as others may benefit from their valuable input.

At the end of this training course the trainees shall be able to:

  • State the purpose of the OSHA Act and list the function of OSHA
  • Identify construction sites hazards and implement preventative measures
  • Describe the rights and responsibilities of employer and employees under the OSHA Act
  • Understand the requirements for compliance with the various general construction standards
  • Work in a safer manner.


Program Training Methods:

  • Theoretical Lectures (Power Point Presentations)
  • Team Participation
  • Practical Workshops.

Supporting Equipments:
To effectively interact with the attendants, an LC projector, and a flip chart with markers need to be
provided to the trainer.


Instruction Materials:
Attendees shall receive the Basic Construction Safety training manual.


Course Outline

Subject Training hours
Introduction to OSHA 2.0
Fall Protection 4.0
Electrical Hazards 1.0
Equipment Guarding 1.0
Struck by Hazards 0.5
Personal Protective Equipment 2.0
Concrete Hazards 2.0
Health Hazards in Construction 2.0
Stairways and Ladders 1.0
Hand and Power Tools 1.0
Welding and Cutting 1.0
Scaffolds 2.0
Cranes, Derricks, and Hoists 2.0
Confined Space Entry 2.0
Excavation 2.0
Fire Protection and Prevention 2.5
Materials Handling, Storage and Use 2.0