30-Hour General Construction Course

OSHA 30-hour General Construction course is appropriate for people belonging to the
construction industry. It trains workers who are responsible for new construction, repairs or
alterations. This OSHA training is the crucial method employed to train supervisors and workers
on OSHA safety standards and recognition of hazard during construction related work.

Goals of the Course

Construction jobs may involve particular hazards. To cope up with these hazards, such programs
assist in providing an orientation to occupational safety and health administration. Hence, main
purpose of this course is to train workers for their safety and that of everyone else by creating
awareness and reducing the risk of job site hazards

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

Although all employees and employers involved in construction, repair or alteration tasks can take
this course but it is primarily made to train following three categories of workers:
a) safety directors
b) forepersons
c) field supervisors

Learning Outcome:

After the completion of this course, students should be able to

30-hour General Construction Course Modules:

Module 1

Introduction to OSHA

Module 2

Managing Safety and Health

Module 3

OSHA Focus Four Hazards

Module 4

Personal Protective Equipment

Module 5

Health Hazards in Construction

Module 6

Stairways and Ladders

Module 7

Concrete and Masonry Construction

Module 8


Module 9

Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators and Conveyors

Module 10


Module 11

Confined Spaces

Module 12

Fire Protection and Prevention

Module 13

Materials Handling, Use and Disposal

Module 14

Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment and Marine Operations; Rollover Protective
Structures and Overhead Protection; and Signs, Signals and Barricades

Module 15

Managing Safety and Health

Module 16


Module 17

Material Handling Safety

Module 18

Cutting and Welding

Module 19

Lead Exposure

Module 20

Silica Exposure

Module 21

Asbestos Exposure

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

You are provided with a 10 question module quiz at the end of each module. You need to pass all quizzes to qualify for final paper.

Examinable Features

Completion time

A student has 6 months from the date of course enrollment to complete the 30-hour General Construction Course. After six months, their account expires, and it is a prerequisite to purchase the course once more.

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