Introduction to OSHA

Learning objectives

  • Recognize OSHA's role and responsibilities in ensuring safe and healthy work environments
  • Identify the types of OSHA standards and how they are organized
  • Recognize your rights under OSHA
  • Recognize what responsibilities your employer has under OSHA
  • Recognize important information regarding an OSHA inspection, including how they are prioritized, and what your role can be in an inspection
  • Identify helpful worker safety and health resources

Course overview

This lesson is an introduction to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – an agency of the United States Department of Labor that ensures safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women This lesson includes content that is required in all 10- and 30-hour classes for the construction, general, and maritime industries.

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