Construction: Struck By

  • 4 topics | 25m 59s
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This course is designed to provide an awareness of various struck-by hazards in construction environments and the measures workers and management should take to protect workers from these hazards. The course content is designed in line with OSHA regulations and ANSI/ISEA standards where applicable. The learning objectives of this course are to recognize workplace conditions and practices that have the potential for struck-by accidents, and to understand the guidelines for avoiding and preventing these conditions. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • recognize four categories of struck-by hazards
  • identify common struck-by hazards
  • identify general safety practices
  • identify preventive safety measures for heavy equipment
  • identify preventive safety measures for vehicles
  • recognize employer requirements to protect workers from struck-by hazards


  • Common Types of Struck-by Hazards
  • General Safety Practices
  • Safety Measures for Heavy Equipment and Vehicles
  • Employer Responsibilities