Who Should Take This Course?
The OSHA 30 Hour Construction Online course provides training on the safety and health hazards associated with construction work environments. Workers with some level of safety responsibility, such as foremen or supervisors, will benefit from the more in-depth training provided in this 30 hour course (vs. our 10 Hour OSHA Construction online course, which is for workers without supervisory responsibility). The OSHA 30 Hour Construction course focuses on identification, control, avoidance, and prevention of hazards and injuries at construction sites.
Course Topics include:
- Introduction to OSHA
- Managing Safety and Health
- Struck and Caught Hazards
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Hearing Conservation
- Respiratory Protection
- Heavy Equipment
- Materials Handling
- Permit-Required Confined Spaces
- Fire Safety
- Welding and Cutting
- Concrete and Masonry
- Steel Erection
- Forklift Safety
- Electrical Safety
- Hand and Power Tools
- Fall Protection
- Ladder Safety
- Crane Safety
- GHS Hazard Communication
- Lead and Crystalline Silica
You may also be interested in some of our other online OSHA Outreach Training courses:
Per OSHA Program Requirements, all outreach training is limited to a maximum of 7.5 hours of training per day, whether online or in the classroom. As a result, this course must be delivered over a minimum of four days.
Outreach training programs are limited to OSHA jurisdiction. Students must be located within the 50 United States or certain U.S. territories in order to receive a course completion card.
The course is provided through an affiliation with AdvanceOnline Solutions, Inc., who is an OSHA Authorized Online Outreach Provider for this course. Since the course is offered through this affiliation, and due to OSHA program requirements, the system requirements and delivery format when viewing this course are different than most of our other courses.
OSHA requires that all participants in this OSHA Outreach online course complete their training within 180 days of commencing the course. Differing from our regular course offerings, we’re not able to offer time extensions on OSHA Outreach courses. After 180 days, this course will expire. The student will no longer be able to access the course and course progress will be lost.
Account and billing questions will be handled through HazMat Student. Due to the affiliation with AdvanceOnline Solutions, Inc., course content questions and technical support may be referred to AdvanceOnline Solutions.
For OSHA Card status questions, contact:
AdvanceOnline Solutions Customer Service
Phone: 1-866-427-2467 (Option 4)
Hours: 8am-8pm M-F, 10am-2pm Sat, CST
After completing this course, the student should be able to:
- Understand the importance of OSHA’s role in worker safety and health in the workplace.
- Understand the role of management in creating a safe work environment through safety and health programs, worksite hazard analysis, and controls regarding hazardous materials and situations.
- Determine struck-by, caught-in, or caught-between hazards that can occur in construction-related injuries.
- Understand basic electrical safety principles, regulations and safe work practices.
- Understand excavation dangers and how to work safely around trenches and excavation environments.
- Understand how to prevent falls through fall protection and identify fall hazards.
- Identify the hazards when working around cranes, and learn about accident avoidance and crane safety requirements in the construction industry.
- Understand hazards and injuries related to the use of ladders, and learn about ladder inspection and maintenance.
- Learn about the proper use, maintenance, storage, and disposal of materials, including cranes, rigging, and mechanical equipment.
- Identify hazards and requirements for confined spaces as listed under the Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, and understand the responsibilities of confined space workers.
- Select proper PPE based on the workplace and hazard types.
- Understand types of scaffolds and their proper use.
- Identify the hearing protection needs for your workplace based on noise levels, types of noise, a noise-monitoring program, and OSHA rules for hearing protection.
- Identify the respiratory protection needs for your workplace based on the types of contaminants, understand respirator functions, and identify OSHA rules for respiratory protection.
- Identify lead and crystalline silica hazards in construction and learn about prevention and avoidance.
- Understand asbestos hazards and safety procedures when working around asbestos, including monitoring, communication, training, medical surveillance, PPE, and engineering controls.
- Understand the elements of the Hazard Communication Standard, identify the hazards of chemicals on a Hazardous Chemical Inventory, recognize the information needed on Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and warning labels, identify the meaning of pictograms, under the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), and recognize training program requirements.
- Recognize the safety hazards of using both non-powered and powered hand tools.
- Recognize heavy equipment safe work practices.
- Recognize safe operating procedures, hazards and procedures for working with forklifts.
- Identify fire prevention methods and OSHA’s requirements for fire protection.
- Understand welding and cutting general safety requirements and precautions.
- Identify OSHA’s concrete and masonry safety requirements for construction.
- Understand OSHA’s steel erection activities safety requirements.
- Understand how ergonomics can help workers avoid work-related MSDs.
The course is provided through an affiliation with AdvanceOnline Solutions, Inc., who is an OSHA Authorized Online Outreach Provider for this course.
Accredited Continuing Education
AdvanceOnline Solutions, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education (IACET) and this course offers 3.0 CEUs upon successful completion.
Please note that this course provides valuable information which applies to a general population of construction workers. This course is not meant to replace company-specific training provided by your employer on equipment use and procedures for your particular work environment. You must be trained by your employer on the hazards, equipment, engineering and administrative controls, safe work practices and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace.
In ALL situations, employers are required to ensure their employees are adequately trained to do their job.