What is the difference between OSHA 10 hour course and OSHA 30 hour training course?

| November 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

The OSHA 10/30 Outreach Training Program is Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) primary way to train workers in the basics of occupational safety and health.  The 10/30 Hour training requirement by OSHA for workers is applicable to both the General Industry and Construction Industry.

The OSHA 10 course covers the OSHA regulations and standards in 29 cfr 1926.  The course is perfect for those that want to improve jobsite safety and learn OSHA requirements for safety in construction, while taking the class at their own pace, online. The course is available for workers in both the general as well as the construction industry. Topics included in the course are fire protection, personal protective equipment (PPE), egress, electrical safety, etc. Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach DOL course completion card.

The OSHA 30 Hour Course is a advanced safety training course that gives workers and employees a more in depth look into the hazards and injuries that could be faced at worksites and the prevention methods to be used. The OSHA 30 Hour course is specifically devised for safety directors, foremen, and field supervisors; the program provides complete information on OSHA trainings as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers compliance issues. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 30 Hour Construction Outreach DOL course completion card.

In summary the key differences between the courses is duration and the depth of the study in each course. While the OSHA 10 hour is aimed at the workers, the OSHA 30 hour course is aimed at supervisors and safety directors.

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