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BCT 110 - OSHA 10 for the Construction Industry

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 concepts and applications. Includes worker rights and employer responsibilities, how to file a complaint, and how to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job-related hazards. Also includes the four types of hazards commonly found on construction sites.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain worker rights under OSHA.
  2. Identify OSHA standards.
  3. Describe the four focus hazards for the construction industry.
  4. Identify general industry hazards.

Outline:
  1. Introduction to OSHA
    1. Why OSHA is important to workers
    2. Workers’ rights
      1. How to file a complaint
      2. Weekly fatality and catastrophe reports
      3. Material data safety sheet (MSDS)
      4. OSHA Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
    3. Employer responsibilities
  2. OSHA Standards
    1. Walking and working surfaces
    2. Exit Routes, emergency action plans, fire prevention plans, fire protection
    3. Electrical standards
    4. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    5. Hazard communication
  3. Four Focus Hazards for Construction
    1. Falls
    2. Electrocution
    3. Struck-by hazards
    4. Caught-in or between hazards
  4. General Hazards
    1. Hazardous materials
    2. Materials handling
    3. Machine guarding
    4. Introduction to industrial hygiene
    5. Blood-borne pathogens
    6. Cranes, derricks, hoists, elevators, and conveyors
    7. Excavations
    8. Scaffolds
    9. Stairways and ladders
    10. Hand and power tools
    11. Ergonomics
    12. Safety and health programs


Effective Term:
Summer 2018