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General Duty Clause

General Duty Clause is defined in the Section 5 of Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 1970. 5(a) bounds employers to make arrangements for providing a safe environment “free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm” as well as observe occupational safety and health standards published in this Act.


5(b) sheds light on the compliance of employees with occupational safety and health standards and all relevant order, rules, and regulations promulgated in this Act with regards to their own conduct and actions.

Goals of the Course

OSHA’s standards imply that safety training be divided into five categories of standards for

a) General Industry
b) Maritime
c) Construction
d) Agriculture
e) Federal Employee Programs.

The basic mission of this training is to make sure that the workers are protected. Work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths can be prevented if standards are set and enforced as well as the training, outreach, education and support is provided

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

Employers, training directors, safety and health professionals and all other relevant personnel belonging to all types of employment are the target of this training course.

Learning Outcome:

At the completion of this course, students will learn:

General Duty Clause Training Modules:

Module 1

An Explanation of OSHA General Duty Clause

Module 2

Employer Responsibilities Defined by OSHA’s General Duty Clause

Module 3

Identifying Recognized Workplace Hazards

Module 4

Identifying Serious Workplace Hazards

Module 5

Identifying Common Workplace Hazards

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

A quiz will be held after each module as a test of students’ knowledge. Students are anticipated to pass every quiz to be able to take final paper and get certificate for the course

Examinable Features

Completion time

Six months from initial registration, ARC Flash Training / NFPA 70E course must be completed. Afterwards, a student’s account will be expired and they will be expected to buy the entire course again.

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