Construction Safety Orientation


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number


Overview/Description
This course is designed to inform new construction workers and site visitors in and around construction sites of the potential hazards and safe work practices associated with the construction industry. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. 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.

Target Audience
Supervisors, safety committees, corporate managers, department managers, and accident investigation team members

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Construction Safety Orientation

  • identify employee responsibilities for handling and using chemicals safely
  • identify methods to communicate chemical hazards
  • identify safety practices for using scaffolds
  • identify the correct placement of a ladder using the 4-to-1 rule
  • identify general PPE requirements
  • recognize safe practices for handling materials
  • identify safe work practices for working with hand and power tools
  • cite ways to control electrical hazards
  • identify safe practices for trenching and excavating at a site
  • recognize precautions to take when welding or cutting
  • identify good housekeeping practices
  • Course Number:
    ehs_hsf_c09_sh_enus