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Construction Safety Basics: Work Environment - Online Training Course (012852)
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Construction Safety Basics: Work Environment - Online Training Course

High-level overview of important construction safety topics on creating a safe work environment. Read more.

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Product Codes: 51071, 51050

NOTE: This training course is intended to provide employees with just a high-level overview on key safety topics on creating a safe work environment. For more in-depth training on any specific topic, please see our complete library of training topics.


Workplace safety is a shared responsibility between employers and their employees. Under the General Duty Clause, (Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act of 1970,) OSHA requires the employer to provide a safe environment for their employees. However, each employee needs to be aware of the potential hazards they may be exposed to when performing construction work, take action to avoid or eliminate them, and report hazards/unsafe conditions as they arise.

This program is designed to provide learners with a high-level overview of a number of construction safety topics and safety rules to comply with OSHA standards. Specifically, the safety oritentation training covers an introduction to generic safe work practices, various worksite arrangements, the safe use of tools and equipment, and procedures for what to do in the event an emergency occurs.

  • The J. J. Keller's Construction Safety Basics: Work Environment eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Health Hazards
    • Hazard Communication
    • Safety Signs & Tags
    • Electrical Safety
    • Fire Safety
    • Hot Work
    • Confined Spaces
    • Trenching & Excavations
    • Work Zones
    • Temperature Extremes
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to identify specific workspace arrangements that help maintain safety in the workplace.
  • Intended Audience: New employees, or any employee working in the construction environment in need of a high-level overview of various construction safety topics.
  • Length: 25 minutes
  • Available in English & Spanish
  • Regs Covered: OSHA's General Duty Clause (Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act of 1970), (HazCom) §1926.59, (Electrical Safety) Subpart K of 29 CFR 1926, (Fire Prevention) §1926.150 and §1926.24, (Confined Spaces) §1926.1201 - §1926.1213, (Trenching, Shoring & Excavations) §1926.650 - §1926.652, and (Work Zones) §1926.200(g), 1926.201-1926.203
  • Copyright Date: 2017

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