OSHA 10-Hour General Industry
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What is OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training?
If you’re an entry-level worker, our OSHA 10-Hour Outreach General & Healthcare Industry course is your orientation to occupational safety and health. As part of OSHA's Outreach Training program to raise awareness about the safety measures under OSHA 29 CFR 1910, this course will help teach you how to improve workplace safety.
You’ll learn OSHA's best practices for reducing accidents and injuries, including fall protection, emergency evacuation plans, and the use of personal protective equipment.
You'll also learn about the major hazards you might encounter in general industry work and solutions for recognizing, controlling, and protecting against them. This includes flammable and combustible substances, chemical and electrical hazards, and fire prevention.
Additionally, you should know what your employer's responsibility is for your safety, as well as the rights OSHA grants you as a worker. That’s why you'll learn how to file a complaint if your workplace isn't living up to its safety obligations.
What is an OSHA 10 General Industry Card Good For?
An OSHA 10 general industry card is good for any entry-level general industry worker. OSHA 10 courses promote workplace safety and health and inform workers about their workplace safety rights. Examples include employees in healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, cosmetology, automotive, warehousing, and distribution.
This course is NOT for construction workers—there is a separate construction-specific 10-Hour OSHA Outreach course.
- Introduction to OSHA
- Walking & Working Surfaces, including Fall Protection
- Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans and Fire Protection
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Hazard Communication
- Machine Guarding Safety
- Recordkeeping & Reporting
This mobile compatible 10-hour General & Healthcare Industry Outreach Training Program is intended to provide an entry-level general industry worker's broad awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a general industry site. Students will be introduced to OSHA policies, procedures, and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles and work practices covered in OSHA Act Part 1910. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide. General industry workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on specific hazards of the job Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 10-Hour General & Healthcare Industry Outreach DOL course completion card within 2 weeks.
- Recognize the OSH Act, the functions and resources of OSHA
- Become aware of the OSHA inspection priorities and describe the inspection process
- Identify the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees under the OSH Act
- Discuss the major hazards associated with general industry work and how to avoid, protect or control them. This includes:
- Slips, trips, falls associated with walking and working surfaces
- Effective Egress and fire protection program
- Outline the general requirements for general safety standards
- Flammable and combustible liquids and gasses
- Hazards of chemicals
- Electrical hazards
- Recognize the value of personal protective equipment, usage and limitations
- Discuss the basic elements of a safety and health program
What are OSHA’s Rules for 10-Hour Online Training?
For OSHA 10-Hour Outreach training programs, students must:
Spend at least 600 minutes or 10 hours in the course.
- Only spend a maximum of 7 hours and 30 minutes in the course each day.
- Complete a survey evaluating the course upon completion.
- Pass all quizzes and the final exam with a score of at least 70% in three attempts or less.
- Only access the OSHA Outreach training within U.S. Jurisdiction.
After enrolling, your course is valid for 12 months, so you can access it any time during this period. However, after the first time you launch the course, OSHA rules state you must finish it, including the survey, within 6 months.
Additionally, if you fail all attempts at a quiz or the final exam, you will no longer be able to access the course.
How does taking OSHA Training online work?
All of our online OSHA training courses can be taken from the convenience of your home. Not only do our courses allow you to fulfill OSHA requirements at home, but they are also self-paced and can be completed whenever you wish within a year of your purchase.
I Finished the 10-Hour Outreach Training Course. When Will I Receive My Department of Labor (DOL) Card?
When you successfully complete the course and pass the final exam, you will receive a DOL card in the mail in 2 weeks.
How Do I Get Proof of Completion While I Am Waiting for My DOL Card?
Upon completion of the course, return to your "My Training" page and click the certificate icon. If you’ve completed the course requirements, you will be able to view and print your temporary certificate of completion.
Once I Receive My DOL Card, Does It Expire?
There is no expiration date on the DOL card. However, due to frequent changes in OSHA regulations we recommend you renew your training every 3-4 years.
Additionally, some states or employers may have their own renewal requirements. For example, New York and Nevada require you to retake the course every five years.
Please check with your employer or state for additional requirements.
What Can I Do If I Lose My DOL Card?
You may request a replacement DOL card by contacting our Support Team at (877) 881-2235 or [email protected], or you can order a replacement card online. Please be aware there is a fee for replacing a card.
What If I Need a Refund for My Training Course?
If for some reason you are not happy and would like a refund, send us a request within 72 hours of purchase. Here are the eligibility requirements you must meet:
- Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request.
- You have NOT:
- Attempted any portion of a test or exam.
- Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
- Completed 50% or more of the purchased course.
If you meet all of these criteria, submit your refund request in writing via email to [email protected] with a proof-of-purchase receipt and an explanation for why you are requesting a refund.
You can find more information about our refund policy here.
How Do I earn CEUs (Continuing Education Units)?
You must complete and pass the course curriculum successfully before CEUs can be earned.
What is the course completion criteria to earn CEUs?
- You must spend the required time in the course curriculum before the course can be completed.
- You must validate your identity throughout the learning event to successfully pass the course.
- Pass all quizzes and the final exam with a score of at least 70% in three attempts or less before a certificate of completion can be issued and CEUs can be awarded.