The OSHA Training Guide for the Construction Industry is an essential tool for complying with OSHA regulations and reducing the most common jobsite injuries. This easy-to-use guide helps employers comply with OSHA training requirements by providing detailed material for thorough employee training, as well as subject matter for short, follow-up training sessions.
The OSHA Training Guide for the Construction Industry includes discussion of the OSHA memorandum on its training policy and the requirement that all training be presented in a manner that employees can understand; the amendment to the Steel Erection Standard and the change in policy for certain steel erection requirements; OSHA letters of interpretation on the use of stepladders and non-self-supporting ladders; and more.
Key features of the guide include:
- Trainer's guide for each topic, including regulatory requirements, training checklists, employee handouts, and revised tests with answers
- Trainee materials consisting of handouts and tests
- Tailgate meeting materials for informal jobsite training included in each chapter, as well as a Special Topics chapter of additional follow-up training topics on related material
- Training certification sheets to assist in the proper documentation of training
An introductory chapter discusses training fundamentals and OSHA training requirements.
Other topics discussed:
- Back safety
- Demolition safety
- Electrical safety (awareness level only)
- Excavation and trenching safety
- Fall protection
- Forklift safety
- Hand and power tool safety
- Hazard communication (employee right-to-know)
- Ladders and stairs
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Steel erection safety
- Welding and cutting safety