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
  • Understand OSHA's training requirement

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.

  • 52 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • The Mission of OSHA
  • Reading an OSHA Standard
  • Worker Rights Under OSHA
  • Employer Responsibilities Under OSHA
  • OSHA Inspections
  • Worker Safety and Health Resources
  • 29 CFR 1903- Inspections, Citations, and Proposed Penalties- Table of Contents/Authority for 1903
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