Introduction to OSHA Course Online

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Applicable Regulations

29 CFR 1910.120

Who Should Take This Course?

Anyone who needs to abide by OSHA regulations.

Overview

The Introduction to OSHA Course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and how to locate published OSHA information.

OSHA’s mission is to send every worker home whole and healthy every day. Since the agency was created in 1971, workplace fatalities have been cut in half and occupational injury and illness rates have declined 40 percent. At the same time, U.S. employment has nearly doubled from 56 million workers at 3.5 million work-sites to 105 million workers at nearly 6.9 million sites.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of Introduction to OSHA, students will:

  • Understand OSHA’s history, purpose, and regulations
  • Incorporate the OSH Act and OSHA mission into everyday work practice
  • Learn how the CFR is organized on the Web and in the book
  • Understand OSHA programs, inspections, and penalties
  • Evaluate employer and employee rights and responsibilities

Completion Instructions, Requirements, and Checklist

Completion Requirements: Students will be allowed to proceed at their own pace in this interactive, online training program. Students must pass a graded final exam with a score of 70% or better.

CEU’s, Duration, Prerequisites

Duration: 1-2 Hours
Prerequisites: No prerequisites are assigned to this course.

Course Topics - Contact Us for a Detailed Outline

  • History, Purpose & Organization
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • OSHA Standards; Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
  • Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
  • Inspections