To meet the criteria established by the US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration participants will be introduced to the OSHA Standards, 29 CFR 1926 for the Construction Industry. Topics have been selected from the following list: Material Handling, Cranes and Rigging, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Portable Tools, Hazard Communication, Fire Protection, Confined Space, Ladders and Scaffolding, Fall Protection, Electrical, Trenching and Excavating, and Introduction to OSHA.

Course Overview: This course will be conducted over 2 daily sessions lasting 6.5 hours each. The format is a multimedia presentation. Attendees will also have an opportunity to see and handle many types of PPE and other safety equipment.

Course Objective: Upon completion each participant will be able to recognize common hazards and abatement options for each selected subpart of the Standards covered.

Participants will understand the purpose of the regulations and the enforcement procedure, as well as the options available to employees for reporting hazardous conditions. Participants will receive an OSHA 10-hour course completion card.

Who Should Attend? Employees that work on a construction project in any capacity. This course meets the State of RI minimum safety training requirements. Attendees are expected to be on time. OSHA cards cannot be issued to students who miss any portion of the training.