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Safety Orientation in Construction Environments Online Training Course

Course Overview

Safety Orientation Training in Construction Envrionments is an online training course that was specifically created to address OSHA’s guidelines for general safety. Topics covered include safety through awareness, OSHA-approved PPE, minimizing hazards, material safety data sheets, handling an emergency.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this OSHA compliant course, the student will be able to:

  • Mentally prepare and stay alert in order to avert accidents.
  • Look for ways to use prevention whenever possible.
  • Use OSHA-approved PPE for the correct jobs.
  • Follow safe work practices for an environment up to OSHA standards.
  • Prepare fully for the event of an emergency.
  • Cooperate with coworkers to develop a safer environment.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • The importance of keeping “Safety First” even in the busiest of times in an office.
    • Mentally preparing to work safely by concentrating on your task at hand and eliminating distractions.
    • Eliminating “trouble-spots” that can produce hazards.
  • Staying Safe
    • Knowing your company’s drug and alcohol policy, and never letting medication or substance abuse affect your work.
    • Accident prevention through awareness of your environment.
    • Using housekeeping as a way of preventing potential hazards.
    • Employing proper lifting techniques.
    • How to use a Material Safety Data Sheet.
    • Cleaning up chemical spills according to OSHA standards. 
    • What to do in the event of an emergency.
  • Proper PPE
    • Using shoes that are designed correctly for the work environment.
    • Proper eye protection when there is the possibility of an eye injury.
    • How gloves can reduce accidents with certain tools and materials.
    • The use of earplugs, ear muffs, and other protective devices for Hearing Protection.
    • Respiratory Protection according to OSHA Assigned Protection Factors.
    • Appropriate additional Protective clothing like aprons and full body suits and when to use them.
  • Tools and Machines
    • Choosing the right tool for the right job to minimize injuries.
    • How to properly use power tools and work with electrical equipment.
    • Working with large machinery like forklifts.