This program is designed to provide learners with a high-level overview of a number of construction safety topics and safety rules to comply with OSHA standards. Specifically, the safety orientation training covers an introduction to generic safe work practices, various worksite arrangements, the safe use of tools and equipment, and procedures for what to do in the event an emergency occurs.
After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of:
- The hazards associated with using tools and equipment and identify safe ways to operate them.
This online Construction Safety Basics: Safe Use of Equipment course covers the following topics:
- Safe use of hand & power tools
- Safe work practices when using scaffolds, aerial lifts, and scissor lifts
- Procedures to lockout/tagout equipment
Approximately 20 minutes
A mark of 80% must be achieved to pass this course. The course can be taken three times to achieve the pass mark.
Upon successful completion of this online course, learners can download a certificate of completion that is also available for printing.