SUMMARY The OSHA Outreach Training Program for the Construction Industry provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in the construction industry. The program provides basic safety and health information and education — it does not fulfill an employer's requirement to provide training under specific OSHA standards. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Through this program, workers can attend 10-hour delivered by an OSHA-authorized trainer. The 10-hour class is intended for entry-level workers. Through this training, OSHA helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights, and contribute to our nation's productivity.
OSHA COMPLIANCE It is important to note that this is a voluntary program and does not meet the training requirements for any OSHA standards. Although some states, municipalities or others may require outreach training as a condition of employment, it is not an OSHA requirement. None of the courses within the Outreach Training Program is considered a certification.
COURSE DETAILS The course includes an Intro to OHSA supplement, a training manual, and an optional 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations Manual (learn more). This course does not have an expiration date. However, replacement cards may only be issued for training that took place within the last 3 years. Upon successful completion, each student receives a certificate of achievement and an application is made to OSHA requesting an official wallet card. Refreshments and lunch are provided. The course length is 2 days.