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10-hour OSHA General Industry Course

This 10-hour course covers specific OSHA standards, including material handling, machine guarding, exit routes, fire protection, electrical, hazard communication and other OSHA compliance regulations. OSHA Training Institute will issue course completion cards to each student. Students wanting to teach others the curriculum must take the OSHA 501 and OSHA 511.
Length: One and a half days

You will learn:
  • How to locate and apply OSHA safety and health standards, policies, and procedures
  • Use OSHA standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program
  • Identify common violations of OSHA standards and propose abatement actions
  • Describe appropriate procedures for selected safety hazards
  • Conduct internal training on OSHA regulations.
Prerequisites: NONE

Who should attend:
Employees, supervisors, foremen, human relations managers, plant managers, occupational health nurses, and safety supervisors.

  • Introduction (Subpart A) Receive an overview of the OSH Act and the general industry standards, including the general duty clause, inspections, citations, and penalties.
  • Recordkeeping Learn how to use the Recordkeeping Guideline for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses to locate and apply OSHA safety and health standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Egress and Fire Protection (Subparts E & L) Learn the general egress requirements and how to establish an evacuation plan. Basic fire protection requirements will also be discussed.
  • Hazardous Materials (Subpart H) Learn the general requirements regarding compressed gases, flammable and combustible liquids.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (Subpart I) Learn the general requirements for eye, face, respiratory, head and foot protection, and how to select proper personal protective equipment.
  • Machinery and Machine Guarding (Subpart O) Learn the general requirements for all machines, including the control of unintended energy release.
  • Walking-Working Surfaces (Subpart D) Learn the general requirements intended to combat slips, trips, and falls.
  • Material Handling (Subpart N) Learn the general requirements that pertain to forklift operations and manual lifting.
  • Hazard Communications (Subpart Z) Learn how to prepare a written program, comply with the labeling provisions, inventory hazardous materials in the workplace, secure material safety data sheets (MSDS), and maintain a well-documented employee training program.
Continuing Education Units:
1.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 10 contact hours.

This course will be held at the Minnesota Safety Council Resource Center located at 474 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. Take the Dale Street exit from I-94. Proceed east on south frontage road (Concordia Avenue) past the American Lung Association. Turn right into our lower level parking lot.

Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, 175 West 7th Street in St. Paul. Reservations can be made directly by calling 651-225-1515 or booking online, single or double occupancy. Please make reservations directly with the hotel and be sure to identify yourself as a participant in a Minnesota Safety Council training course to receive the preferred rate.

Cancellation Policy
Pre-registration and payment are required. Hopefully you won't need to cancel, but if you do, please do so at least three business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after three business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance.

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