OSHA, which stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is a United States government agency responsible for ensuring safe and healthy working conditions for employees across various industries. OSHA provides guidelines, regulations, and standards to protect workers from workplace hazards and injuries.
This course is designed for individuals interested in OSHA, or the general industry health and safety standards for their staff. This Outreach Training Program is for employees and groups interested in learning more about Cal/OSHA General Industry Standards and policies.
The course covers Title 8 General Industry Standards and Compliance, Outreach Training Programs, the most hazardous aspects of general industry, the Injury and Illness Prevention Program, and Cal/OSHA training guidelines.
Upon course completion, students will be able to understand the relationship between OSHA and Cal/OSHA Standards/policies/procedures. They will be able to identify hazards that occur in the general industry, locate and determine appropriate Cal/OSHA General Industry Standards/policies/procedures, and describe the use of Cal/OSHA General Industry Standards/regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program. This course meets the requirement of the annual training for generalized work areas only.
OSHA training plays a vital role in promoting workplace safety and compliance with regulations in the United States. It offers various programs and resources to educate and train individuals and organizations in creating and maintaining safe work environments.
- Show your understanding of workplace hazards like slips, falls, fires, and burns.
- Knowledge of PPE and prevention of respiratory illness
- Demonstrate knowledge of MSDS sheets with the importance and requirements of each chemical
- Knowledge of fire and electrical safety
- Any student or employer requiring annual mandatory training to meet federal guidelines should take this course.