Construction Industry – Designated Training Topics

As of April 2011

Instructional time must be a minimum of 10 hours.

The minimum topic requirements for 10 Hour are as follows:

  • Mandatory: 7 hours
    • Introduction to OSHA: 2 hours
    • OSHA Focus Four Hazards: 4 hours
      • Falls (minimum 1 hour and 15 minutes)
      • Electrocution (minimum 30 minutes)
      • Struck-By (minimum 30 minutes)
      • Caught-In or between (minimum 30 minutes)
    • Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment: 30 minutes
    • Health Hazards in Construction: 30 minutes
  • Elective: 2 hours

Must present at least 2 hours of training on the following topics. At least two topics must be presented. The minimum length of any topic is 30 minutes.

    • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, & conveyors
    • Excavations
    • Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
    • Scaffolds
    • Stairways and Ladders
    • Tools - Hand and Power
  • Optional: 1 hour

Teach other construction industry hazards or policies and/or expand on the mandatory or elective topics. The minimum lenth of any topic is 30 minutes.

The minimum topic requirements for 30 Hour are as follows:

  • Mandatory: 15 hours
    • Introduction to OSHA: 2 hours
    • Managing Safety and Health: 2 hours
    • OSHA Focus Four Hazards: 6 hours
      • Falls (minimum 1 hour and 15 minutes)
      • Electrocution (minimum 30 minutes)
      • Struck-By (minimum 30 minutes)
      • Caught-In or between (minimum 30 minutes)
    • Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment: 2 hours
    • Health Hazards in Construction: 2 hours
    • Stairways and Ladders: 1 hour
  • Elective: 12 hours

Must present at least 12 hours of training on the following topics. At least 6 topics must be presented. The minimum length of any topic is 30 minutes.

    • Concrete and Masonry Construction
    • Confined Space Entry
    • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, & conveyors
    • Ergonomics
    • Excavations
    • Fire Protection and Prevention
    • Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
    • Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment and Marine Operations; Rollover Protective Structures and Overhead Protection; and Signs, Signals, and Barricades
    • Power Industrial Vehicles
    • Safety and Health Programs
    • Scaffolds
    • Steel Erection
    • Tools - Hand and Power
    • Welding and Cutting
  • Optional: 3 hour

Teach other construction industry hazards or policies and/or expand on the mandatory or elective topics. The minimum length of any topic is 30 minutes.