10-Hour General Industry – Designated Training Topics. This training program is intended to provide entry level general industry workers information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site. The training covers a variety of general industry safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter. Training should emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards. Learning objectives on some of these topics are on the CD which is distributed in all OSHA General Industry trainer classes, and available for download at the Outreach Training Program website (www.osha.gov/dte/index.html). Instructional time must be a minimum of 10 hours. The minimum topic requirements are as follows:
1. Mandatory - 7 hours
a. Introduction to OSHA – 2 hours.
Covers workers' rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint. It includes helpful worker safety and health resources. It also provides samples of a weekly fatality and 3 catastrophe report, material data safety sheet and the OSHA Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses.
b. Walking and Working Surfaces, including fall protection – 1 hour.
c. Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection – 1 hour.
d. Electrical – 1 hour.
e. Personal Protective Equipment – 1 hour.
f. Hazard Communication – 1 hour.
2. Elective - 2 hours plus additional 1 hour optional topic
a. Hazardous Materials
b. Materials Handling
c. Machine Guarding
d. Safety and Health Program
e. Fall Protection
The AGITC, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and all class tuitions are applied to help cover the costs associated with operating the Center for supplies, office & classroom rent payments, travel, and utilities.