Introduction to OSHA Course Online
The Introduction to OSHA Course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and how to locate published OSHA information. OSHA’s mission is to send every worker home whole and healthy every day. Since the agency was created in 1971, workplace fatalities have been cut in half and occupational injury and illness rates have declined 40 percent. At the same time, U.S. employment has nearly doubled from 56 million workers at 3.5 million work-sites to 105 million workers at nearly 6.9 million sites.
Anyone who needs to abide by OSHA regulations.
At the conclusion of Introduction to OSHA, students will:
- Understand OSHA’s history, purpose, and regulations
- Incorporate the OSH Act and OSHA mission into everyday work practice
- Learn how the CFR is organized on the Web and in the book
- Understand OSHA programs, inspections, and penalties
- Evaluate employer and employee rights and responsibilities
- Completion Requirements: Students will be allowed to proceed at their own pace in this interactive, online training program. Students must pass a graded final exam with a score of 70% or better.
CEU’s, Duration, Prerequisites
- Duration: 1-2 Hours
- Prerequisites: No prerequisites are assigned to this course.
- Chapter 1 – History, Purpose & Organization
- Chapter 2 – Rights and Responsibilities
- Chapter 3 – OSHA Standards; Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
- Chapter 4 – Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
- Chapter 5 – Inspections