Confined Spaces in Construction

Background: categories of confined spaces; welding, cutting, and heating in confined spaces; ventilation, control factors, combination hazards, hazardous atmospheres, physical hazards, retrieval systems, communications, rescue, respirators, and testing.

OSH Act and History

OSHA’s purpose, origin of standards, coverage, duties, advisory committees, inspections, investigations, recordkeeping, citations, enforcement, 1926 subparts, and statistics.

OSHA Inspections, Citations, Multi Employer Worksites, and Focused Inspections

What to expect during and after an OSHA inspection, types of violations, consultation assistance, and the OSHA emergency hotline.

Subpart C Safety and Health Provisions

Contractor requirements, accident prevention, machinery and tools, training and experience, education, fire protection, housekeeping, illumination, sanitation, PPE, access to medical records, emergency plans, safety program elements, management commitment and leadership, and worksite analysis.

Subpart D Occupational Health and Environmental Controls

Medical services; sanitation; noise exposure; ionizing and non-ionizing radiation; gases, vapors, fumes, dusts, and mists; illumination; ventilation; hazard communication; written program; labeling; MSDS; and training.

Subpart F Fire Protection and Ladders Prevention

Flash point, flammable limits, types of fires and fire extinguishers, PASS method, flammable and combustible liquids, and dispensing flammable liquids.

Subpart J Welding

Hazard statistics, health hazards, protective clothing and equipment, torches, arc welding, fire prevention, ventilation, and the proper use and care of gas cylinders

Subpart K Electrical

Requirements, hazards, wiring design and protection, grounding, hazardous locations, and safety related work practices.

Subpart L: Scaffolds

Scaffold platform construction, types of scaffolding, hazards, capacity, access, use, fall protection, aerial lifts, training, and inspection.

Subpart M: Fall Protection

Fall protection systems, leading edge work, hoist areas, holes and skylights, ramps, runways, walkways, excavations, dangerous equipment, overhand bricklaying, roofs, safety monitoring system, anchorage, lifelines, deceleration devices, warning devices, safety monitors, and fall protection plans.

Subpart N: Cranes

Major causes of crane accidents, who is at risk, parts of a crane, types of cranes, pre-use planning, load capacity, hand signals, suspended loads, supporting surface, rigging equipment slings, and inspections.

Subpart P: Excavations

Hazards, protection of employees, design of protective systems, inadequate protective systems, shoring, trench shields, hydraulic trench supports, materials and equipment, protection from vehicles, hazardous conditions, access and egress, inspections, and soil classification.

Subpart Q Concrete and Masonry Construction

Background, post-tensioning operations, general requirements, working under loads, bulk cement storage, concrete pumping systems, power concrete trowels, bull floats, lockout/tagout, shoring and re-shoring, vertical slip forms, lift slab operations, and limited access zones.

Subpart T Demolition

Preparatory operations, hazards, stairs, passageways, chutes, removal of walls, masonry sections and chimneys, floors, storage, and blasting explosives.

Subpart X Stairways and Ladders

Hazards, stairways, handrails, stair rails, stairs, temporary stairways, platforms and swing doors, ladders, and proper ladder use.

For questions or information about how to schedule an onsite 10 or 30 hour construction class, please contact us at 888-403-6026. Also note that per OSHA, one session must have at least 3 students.