OSHA 510 Course Description

OSHA 510 - Occupational Safety & Health Standards for Construction Industry 

This course covers the OSHA standards for the construction industry found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1926 along with other relevant policies, procedures, and safety and health principles for the construction industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous and most frequently cited by OSHA. This course is provided by the Mid-South OTI Education Center. Minimum Contact Hours: 26 hours

Learn to:
  • Select the appropriate OSHA standards that apply to a hazard
  • Identify elements of a successful construction safety program
  • Identify the more frequently cited OSHA standards
  • Implement an effective recordkeeping procedure

Topics covered:
  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Hazard Violation Search Workshop
  • Safety programs
  • Recordkeeping
  • Hazard communication
  • Health hazards in construction
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Fire protection and prevention
  • Materials handling
  • Scaffolding
  • Welding
  • Electrical
  • Cranes and rigging
  • Blasting
  • Tools - hand and power
  • Excavation
  • Fall protection
  • Demoltion
  • Motor vehicles
  • Concrete construction
  • Steel erection
  • Underground construction
  • Stairways and ladders

29 CFR 1926 Construction Safety Standard provided by Mid-South OTI Education Center.