General Industry Safety Training Courses

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OSHA Compliance Safety Training Courses for General Industry

OSHA General Industry 10-Hour Training Course

  • This 10-hour course provides an entry level worker with a general awareness that should help him or her in the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of workplace hazards. In addition, this course provides information about worker rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) complaint. This course is recommended to all entry level workers by OSHA and managed through the OSHA Outreach Training Program. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card from the OSHA Outreach Training Program. This card does not have an expiration date.

OSHA General Industry 30-Hour Training Course

  • This 30-hour course is intended for supervisors or for workers with some safety responsibility in the workplace. It provides a greater depth and variety of training on an expanded list of topics associated with workplace hazards than the 10-hour course. This course is recommended by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and managed through the OSHA Outreach Training Program. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card from the OSHA Outreach Training Program. This card does not have an expiration date.

Confined Space Entry Training Course

  • This 2- to 4-hour course is intended for participants who are involved in Confined Space Entry Operations as either a Supervisor, Attendant, or Entrant. Course times can vary depending upon your company’s Confined Space Entry Program and Equipment (i.e., gas monitors, rescue tripods, etc.). Confined Spaces are areas at a workplace that are large enough to bodily enter with restricted means of egress and not designed for an individual to occupy. When a Confined Space is hazardous to enter, it becomes a Permit-Required Confined Space. This course is designed to train attendees on how to identify Confined Spaces and address their applicable hazards while performing their assigned duties as either a Supervisor, Attendant, or Entrant. Furthermore, this course was developed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements established under 29 CFR 1910.146. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card. The employer will determine when retraining is necessary per OSHA.

HAZWOPER 24-Hour Training Course

  • This 24-hour course is designed for workers potentially exposed to health hazards or hazardous substances at Treatment, Storage, and Disposal (TSD) Facilities. Training is intended to enable the employees to perform their assigned duties and functions in a safe and healthful manner so as not to endanger themselves or other employees. This course is designed to meet OSHA requirements established under the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard (29 CFR 1910.120) when paired with facility-specific instruction. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card that is valid for 1 year as 8-hour annual refresher training is required.

HAZWOPER 8-Hour Refresher Training Course

  • This 8-hour course is designed for participants who have previously completed a Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 40-hour or 24-hour course. This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements established under the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard (29 CFR 1910.120) when paired with site-specific instruction. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card that is valid for 1 year as this 8-hour refresher training must be repeated annually.

Lockout / Tagout (The Control of Hazardous Energy) Training Course

  • This 2-hour course is intended for authorized and affected personnel involved in Lockout / Tagout (LOTO) Operations. LOTO is required when personnel could be harmed when stored energy is released, an unexpected energization happens, or the start-up of a machine or equipment occurs while servicing and maintenance is being performed on it. This course is designed to train attendees on how to identify hazardous energy sources (i.e., electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, or other energy) and appropriately control them. Furthermore, this course was developed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements established under 29 CFR 1910.147. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card. The employer will determine when retraining is necessary per OSHA.

Machine Guarding Training Course

  • This 2-hour course introduces participants to the hazards created from machinery. This course discusses how to identify hazards related to machinery and how machine guards work to protect individuals from these hazards. Furthermore, this course was developed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements established under Subpart O of the General Industry Standard. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card. The employer will determine when retraining is necessary per OSHA.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training Course

  • This course is intended to provide participants with an understanding on how to properly inspect, use, and store PPE. Course duration can be 1- to 3-hours depending upon numbers and types of PPE to be discussed. The course also aims to inform participants on when and why PPE is necessary based upon the hierarchy of controls, the importance of proper PPE use, and the limitations of PPE. This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) requirements established under various standards. Amerisafe will request information pertaining to the PPE used by the client prior to the training date in order to customize the hands-on portion of the training as personnel must be knowledgeable in the inspection, use, and storage of their own equipment. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card. The employer will determine when retraining is necessary per OSHA.

OSHA Recordkeeping Training Course

  • This 2-hour course is designed to cover the recordkeeping requirements set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under 29 CFR 1904. This course will provide critical information to human resource (HR) personnel, managers, supervisors, or anyone tasked with maintaining your company’s OSHA Injury & Illness Recordkeeping Forms (OSHA Forms 300, 300A, and 301). These records could be requested by regulatory agencies such as OSHA, your insurance company, and even your customers so having them correct and current is important. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card. This card does not have an expiration date.

Safety Committee Training Course

  • This 1- to 2.5-hour course is designed to meet training requirements for Pennsylvania-certified safety committees while providing beneficial information to all work-based committees whose focus is on employee safety. The class will cover committee formation, hazard recognition, and incident investigation. This training can be modified to meet an organization’s safety culture and relevant needs. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card. This card does not have an expiration date unless requested by the employer.

Scaffold User Level Training Course

  • This 4-hour course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge to be able to safely use a scaffolding and who to contact if a hazard is found to be present on or around a scaffold. Therefore, this course establishes how to recognize hazards associated with different types of scaffolds as well as related hazards such as electrocution, electrical shock, falls, and falling objects. Attendees will also be provided with correct procedures for accessing and using scaffolds including the proper handling of materials or performing safe work on the scaffold. This course reviews the requirements set forth in Subpart D of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) General Industry Standard. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card. The employer will determine when retraining is necessary per OSHA.

Walking-Working Surfaces (WWS) and Fall Protection Competent Person Level Training Course

  • This 4-hour course is intended for a Competent Person who identifies and controls WWS hazards and determines where, when, and what Fall Protection is required to address existing and predictable fall hazards. This course reviews the hierarchy of controls and the requirements set forth in Subpart D of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) General Industry Standard. Per OSHA, a Competent Person is one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them. Consequently, Amerisafe cannot deem an individual a Competent Person, but it can provide competency training that the employer can use to determine whether or not they would like to establish this attendee as a Competent Person. Amerisafe will request information pertaining to the Fall Protection and other relevant equipment used by the client prior to the training date in order to customize the hands-on portion of the training as Competent Persons must be knowledgeable in the inspection, use, and storage of their own equipment to ensure the personnel they oversee are able to properly inspect, use, and store their provided equipment. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card. The employer will determine when retraining is necessary per OSHA.

Walking-Working Surfaces (WWS) and Fall Protection User Level Training Course

  • This 2-hour course is intended to provide participants with the ability to recognize WWS and falling hazards in order to have the ability to understand the procedures that must be followed in order to minimize these hazards. This course reviews the hierarchy of controls and the requirements set forth in Subpart D of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) General Industry Standard. Amerisafe will request information pertaining to the Fall Protection and other relevant equipment used by the client prior to the training date in order to customize the hands-on portion of the training as participants must be knowledgeable in the inspection, use, and storage of their own equipment. Upon course completion, the attendee will receive a course completion card. The employer will determine when retraining is necessary per OSHA.