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Construction Safety Orientation


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number



Overview/Description
This course is designed to inform new construction workers and site visitors in and around construction sites of the potential hazards and safe work practices associated with the construction industry. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to recognize hazards commonly found at construction sites and recall safe construction work practices. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
Supervisors, safety committees, corporate managers, department managers, and accident investigation team members

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Construction Safety Orientation

  • identify responsibilities in a Hazard Communication Program
  • identify methods to communicate chemical hazards
  • select safe work practices to prevent slips, trips, and falls
  • identify general PPE requirements
  • recognize safe techniques when handling material
  • identify safe work practices when working with hand and power tools
  • cite ways to control electrical hazards
  • identify safe practices for trenching and excavating at a site
  • identify good housekeeping practices
  • identify precautions to take when welding or cutting
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