Introduction to OSHA and the OSH Act

CATEGORY:
General

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course gives a basic overview of OSHA, OSHA act, and OSHA’s role in prevention and elimination of work-related illnesses and injuries. It includes information about employer and employee rights and responsibilities, and a very brief look at the inspection process, reporting and recordkeeping. This course will prove beneficial for those who are directly or indirectly involved with OSHA and OSH Act.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

· Understand what OSHA is

· Describe the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act

· Explain how the General Duty Clause affects employers

· Identify the different types of OSHA violations

· Explain how OSHA conducts inspections

· Understand OSHA’s requirements

· Understand employers’ and workers’ rights

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Introduction

  • OSHA Standards

  • Recordkeeping

  • Inspections

  • Employers' and Workers' Rights and Responsibilities

  • Summary

REGULATORY REQUIREMENT:
Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.

SEAT TIME:
This course has been approved for 1 hours.

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
N/A

TESTING:
Quizzes - All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the next lesson.
Final Exam- Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.