Course Description:This two-day course provides employees with pertinent information regarding OSHA requirements and guidelines applicable to construction industry activities and operations. The goal of the course is to help participants gain an awareness level necessary to be able to describe major construction hazards and prevention strategies. Topics include: the recognition of major safety and health hazards in the construction industry, prevention strategies which include safety and health management systems, OSHA requirements and guidelines, and resources available. The course is set up as a facilitated, integrative training session focusing on class discussion and group activities.
Intended audience: The target audience is federal employees and public/private employers. Given the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, those federal agencies and contractors that oversee construction projects and contracts are urged to attend.