Course Description: This course covers the scope and application of OSHA general industry standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles with special emphasis on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide. Upon course completion students will have the ability to define general industry terms found in the Standards and Subparts, identify hazards which occur in general industry, locate appropriate subparts, interpretations and resources, and describe the use of OSHA Standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program. Participants learn through facilitated discussion, exercises, and activities. Covered are the effects of workplace injuries and illnesses, the mission and importance of OSHA in the workplace, organization, origin, codification of OSHA Standards, processes and rules for OSHA inspections, citations, penalties and policies, with an orientation to OSHA recordkeeping requirements for injuries and illnesses, OSHA safety and health management programs, and an understanding ‘how to’ use 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standards Code of Federal Regulations. Participants must attend all modules and pass a multiple choice examination for successful course completion.
CEUs, BCSP points, ABIH CM points, Training Contact Hours (TCH) may apply. OSHA #511 satisfies one of the prerequisite requirements to enroll in OSHA #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry.