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General 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
    • Walking and Working Surfaces, including fall protection: 1 hour
    • Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans and Fire Protection: 1 hour
    • Electrical: 1 hour
    • Personal Protective Equipment: 1 hour
    • Hazard Communication: 1 hour 
  • 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.

    • Hazardous Materials
    • Materials Handling
    • Maching Guarding
    • Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Ergonomics
    • Safety and Health Program
    • Fall Protection
  • Optional: 1 hour

Teach other general 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: 13 hours
    • Introduction to OSHA: 2 hours
    • Managing Safety and Health: 2 hours
    • Walking and Working Surfaces, including Fall Protection: 1 hour
    • Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection: 2 hours
    • Electrical: 2 hours
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): 1 hour
    • Materials Handling: 2 hours
    • Hazard Communication: 1 hour
  • Elective: 10 hours

Must present at least 10 hours of training on the following topics. At least 5 topics must be presented. The minimum length of any topic is 30 minutes.

    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Ergonomics
    • Fall Protection
    • Hazardous Materials (Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Spray Finishing, Compressed Gases, Dipping and Coating Operations)
    • Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
    • Lockout/Tagout
    • Machine Guarding
    • Permit-Required Confined Spaces
    • Power Industrial Vehicles
    • Safety and Health Programs
    • Welding, Cutting, and Brazing
  • Optional: 7 hours

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