OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry - OSHA 510

Prerequisite to OSHA 500

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Course Description: This course covers Federal OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles and is the prerequisite to the OSHA 500 Outreach Trainer for the Construction Industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA construction standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.  Learn to apply the appropriate Federal OSHA standard that applies to hazards in the construction industry.  

OSHA 510 Course Topics include:

  • Effects of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • Mission and importance of OSHA in the workplace
  • Organization, origin, codification of OSHA Standards
  • Processes and Rules for OSHA inspections, citations, penalties and policies
  • OSHA recordkeeping requirements for injuries and illnesses and OSHA forms 300, 300A, and 301
  • Programs and requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1926 that protect construction workers from injuries and illnesses
  • Federal OSHA Standards that protect workers from common physical safety hazards:
    • Subpart C - General Worksite hazards
    • Subpart F - Fire hazards
    • Subpart I - Hand and Power Tool hazards
    • Subpart M - Fall Protection hazards
    • Subpart G - Signs, signals and barricades hazards
    • Subpart J - Welding hazards
  • Federal OSHA Standards that protect workers from electrical safety hazards
    • Subpart K - Electrical hazards
    • Subpart J - Power Transmission and distribution hazards
  • Federal OSHA Standards that protect workers from structural safety hazards
    • Subpart L - Scaffold hazards
    • Subpart P - Excavation hazards
    • Subpart Q - Concrete hazards
    • Subpart R - Steel Erection hazards
    • Subpart T - Demolition hazards
    • Subpart X - Stairway and ladder hazards
  • Federal OSHA Standards that protect workers from mechanical safety hazards
    • Subpart O - Motor vehicle hazards
    • Subpart CC - Crane hazards
    • Subpart H - Material handling hazards
    • Subpart W - Rollover protective structures hazards
  • Federal OSHA Standards that protect workers from occupational health related hazards 
    • Subpart D - Health and environmental controls hazards
    • Subpart E - Personal protective equipment (PPE) hazards
    • Subpart Z - Toxic and hazardous substance hazards

Prerequisites: None

CEU CreditsContinuing Education Units:

  • BCSP COC Points* - 2.6
  • ABIH CM Points - 4.34 Safety
  • OTC CEUs - 3.2

*Review the Board of Certified Safety Professional's Recertification Guide for details on converting course contact hours to BCSP points.  


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2. Groups of 6 or more receive a discount - Call 1-866-936-6742.
3. This class can be taught at your facility. Request an on-site quote.

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OSHA Training Institute Education Center
7600 Dublin Blvd., Suite 140
Dublin, CA 94568
Phone: (866) 936-6742
Fax: (925) 249-9367