COURSE: 10- & 30-Hour Construction Safety & Health Course


DURATION OF COURSE: 10 or 30 hours (Available in English or Spanish)

This course introduces OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as construction safety and health principles. The course will review the scope and application of the OSH Act and General Duty Clause, as well as examine areas that are most hazardous.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA construction safety and health 10- or 30-hour course completion card.  Course includes OSHA mandatory and elective topics.

At the completion of this training session, the participants will be acquainted with the following information: 

Introduction to OSHA, including:

OSHA Focus

Other Topics 

  • OSH Act, General Duty Clause, Employer and Employee Rights and Responsibilities, Whistleblower Rights, Recordkeeping basics
  • Inspections, Citations, and Penalties
  • General Safety and Health Provisions, Competent Person, Subpart C
  • Value of Safety and Health
  • OSHA Website, OSHA 800 number and available resources
  • Fall Protection, Subpart M
  • Electrical, Subpart K (e.g. e.g., overhead power lines, power tools and cords, temporary wiring, grounding)
  • Struck by (e.g., falling objects, trucks, cranes)
  • Caught in/between (e.g., trench hazards, equipment)
  • Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment, Subpart E
  • Health Hazards in Construction (e.g., noise, hazardcommunication and crystalline silica)
  • Stairways and Ladders, Subpart X
  • Fire Protection and Prevention, Subpart F
  • Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal, Subpart H
  • Tools - Hand and Power, Subpart I
  • Welding and Cutting, Subpart J
  • Scaffolds, Subpart L
  • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors, Subpart N
  • Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment and Marine Operations; Rollover Protective Structures and Overhead Protection; and Signs, Signals and Barricades, Subparts O, W, and G
  • Excavations, Subpart P
  • Concrete and Masonry Construction, Subpart Q
  • Steel Erection, Subpart R
  • Safety and Health Program
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Powered Industrial Vehicles
  • Ergonomics

At the conclusion of the class, each participant will take a written examination and complete a course evaluation.

Course Materials: Each participant will receive a comprehensive safety manual which will include a digest of the Cal-OSHA regulations for easy reference.