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OSHA 511 General Industry 10 Hr.

(Course # OSHA-GEN10)

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program to train workers in the basics of safety and health hazard recognition and prevention. OSHA authorizes trainers who complete general and construction industry train-the-trainer courses to conduct occupational safety and health classes for workers. OSHA has promoted workplace safety and health by authorizing trainers since 1971.

10-HOUR GENERAL INDUSTRY OUTREACH TRAINING PROGRAM
The 10-hour General Industry Outreach Training Program is intended to provide entry-level general industry worker information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job-related hazards on a job site.

The training covers a variety of general industry safety and health hazards that a worker may encounter.
Training should emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control, and prevention, not OSHA standards.

Instructional time must be a minimum of 10 hours.

Breakdown of topics as follows:

  • Mandatory – 6 hours: 

Six topics to be taught, ranging from one to two hours each.

  • Elective – 2 hours: 

Choose at least two of these topics. Minimum of one-half hour each.

  • Optional – 2 hours: 

Teach other general industry hazards or policies and expand on the mandatory or elective topics, a minimum of one-half hour each.

 

10-HOUR MANDATORY COURSE TOPICS

  • Introduction to OSHA – at least one hr.
  • OSH Act, General Duty Clause, Employer and Employee Rights, and Responsibilities, Whistleblower Rights, Recordkeeping, Inspections, Citations, and Penalties, Value of Safety and Health, OSHA Website, OSHA 800 number, and resources
  • Walking and Working Surfaces, including fall protection- at least 1hr.
  • Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection- at least 1 hr.
  • Electrical at least 1 hr.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – at least 1 hr.
  • Hazard Communication – at least 1 hr.

 

10-HOUR ELECTIVE COURSE TOPICS

Choose at least 2 of the following topics – Must add up to at least 2 hours

  • Hazardous Materials 
  • Materials Handling
  • Machine Guarding
  • Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Ergonomics
  • Safety and Health Program
  • Fall Protection

 

10-HOUR OPTIONAL COURSE

Teach other general industry hazards or policies and/or expand on the mandatory or elective topics. Optional 2 hours.

The minimum length of any topic is one-half hour.

 

Each student will receive:

  • Employee Training Handbook
  • Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Outreach and Department of Labor course completion card and Attendance Certificate.