OSHA has developed a set of standards, procedures, and policies that are specifically relevant to the construction industry. These standards have been carefully decided by industry experts and are trusted to keep workers safe on the job.
The OSHA Standard and Inspection Procedures Course
To keep up with these standards of doing business, there are certain procedures that OSHA requires of construction businesses as well. These important topics and many others are covered in our Standards and Inspection Procedures course. In just an hour, you'll learn about these issues related to standards, compliance, and inspection:
- Scope and application of OSHA construction standards
- How to apply vertical and horizontal standards
- Deciding which standards are most important
- Identifying inspection-related procedures
- Preparing for inspections
- Using standard to keep workers safe
This useful online course will prepare you to understand terms that appear in OSHA construction standards, identify potential jobsite hazards, and apply standards to carry out inspections on the job. There are many federal rules and regulations to comply with in the construction industry, so don't be caught off guard. Not only can noncompliance with OSHA standards result in costly fines for your business, but they can also allow dangerous hazards to exist in the workplace and put you and your crew at risk of injury.
This course is offered by the University of South Florida and is not a course or program of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a University of South Florida Certificate of Completion and .1 CEUs.