OSHA 10 General Industry Equivalent Training & Certification

Hard Hat Training courses meet all training requirements set by OSHA.

 

We Offer One Type of OSHA 10 Equivalent Safety Training

Our regulation-compliant OSHA 10 Equivalent certification courses are updated to reflect the most recent changes made to safety standards. Whether you want a certification in as little as two hours, or a more robust training, we can help! We offer online trainings that can be completed in a day, DIY training kits that provide training materials, Train the Trainer certifications that certify individuals to train others and provide training materials, or onsite training. No matter what you choose, we can get you what you want, at a price you can afford.

 
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Online Training

Online training is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location and/or for employers who need to assign and monitor employee training progress and exam scores.

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Onsite Training

Onsite training is for companies looking for hands-on training on your own equipment at your location. We send an instructor to your workplace (from Rexburg, Idaho), so travel expenses may apply. Because of this, onsite training is recommended for groups of five or more employees.

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What’s in the OSHA 10 General Industry Training Course?

Our OSHA 10 General Industry training course is OSHA-compliant, and our online version fulfills OSHA’s classroom training requirement.

Course Goals:

  • Understand the importance of a variety of safety topics as they relate specifically to working in general industry and how it affects you.
  • You will gain a greater understanding of how you can recognize and mitigate hazards while working in general industry.

Estimated Training Length: Because everyone learns and progresses at different speeds, the amount of time you spend taking this training will vary. However, the estimated time for this training is 10-hours.

Intended Audience:

Compliance: While this training encompasses many important safety standards, you will still need to familiarize yourself with any other federal, state, and local standards that apply to your specific workplace.

This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam as required by OSHA.

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OSHA 10 General Industry Certification Standards

U.S. Standards

  • General Industry (CFR 1910)
  • General Duty Clause is Section 5 (a)(1)
  • Slips, trips, and falls

  • 1910 Subpart D – Walking-Working Surfaces
  • Fire Prevention

  • 1910.39(b) Written and oral fire prevention plans.
  • 1910.38(b) Written and oral emergency action plans.
  • 1910.36(d) An exit door must be unlocked.
  • 1910.157(d)(1) Portable fire extinguishers shall be provided.
  • 1910.157(e)(1) The employer shall be responsible for the inspection, maintenance, and testing of all portable fire extinguishers
  • 1910.106(a)(19) Flammable liquid means any liquid having a flashpoint at or below 199.4 °F (93 °C)
  • OSHA Act of 1970, 5(a)(1): “each employer shall furnish to each of their employees…a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.”
  • Electrical Safety

  • NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the workplace, National Fire Protection Association
  • NEC Article 110.16 Arc Flash Hazard Warning/ Article 240.87 Arc Energy Reduction, National Electric Code
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269 Subpart R – Special Industries/Subpart S – Electrical, General Industry
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart V – Electric Power Transmission and Distribution, Construction
  • ANSI Z535, Series of Standards for Safety Signs and Tags, American National Standards Institute
  • PPE

  • 29 CFR 1910, General Industry, Subpart I, Personal Protective Equipment
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart C, General Safety and Health Provisions
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart E, Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M, Fall Protection
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P, Excavations 29
  • CFR 1915 Maritime Industry, Subpart I, Personal Protective Equipment
  • OSHA Act of 1970, 5(a)(1): “each employer shall furnish to each of his employees… a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.”
  • Hazcom

  • 29 CFR 1910.1200 – Hazard Communication
  • General Duty Clause 5(a)(1) – “Each employer shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.”
  • The Hazard Communication Standard is now aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
  • Machine Guarding

  • 1910 Subpart O, Machinery and Machine Guarding
  • 1910.212, General requirements for all machines
  • 1910 Subpart P, Hand and Portable Powered Tools and Other Hand-Held Equipment
  • 1917 Subpart G, Marine Terminals
  • 1918 Subpart I, Longshoring
  • 1926 Subpart I, Construction Industry
  • 1928 Subpart D, Agriculture Industry
  • 29 CFR 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) The point of operation of machines whose operation exposes an employee to injury, shall be guarded. The guarding device shall be in conformity with any appropriate standards therefor, or, in the absence of applicable specific standards, shall be so designed and constructed as to prevent the operator from having any part of his body in the danger zone during the operating cycle.
  • Fall Protection

  • 29 CFR 1926.501 – Duty to Have Fall Protection
  • 29 CFR 1926.502 – Fall Protection Systems Criteria and Practices
  • 29 CFR 1926.503 – Training Requirements
  • 29 CFR 1910.28 – Duty to Have Fall Protection and Falling Object Protection
  • 29 CFR 1910.29 – Fall Protection Systems and Falling Object Protection-Criteria and Practices
  • BBP

  • 29 CFR 1910.1030
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • 29 CFR 1910.151
  • Medical Services and First Aid
  • 29 CFR 1926.25
  • Disposal of Sharps, Hazardous Waste
  • General Duty Clause 5(a)(1) – “Each employer shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from serious recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical hard to his employees.
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    Train the Trainer Certification

    The Train the Trainer option is used to certify a trainer to teach others using the included training kit. It incorporates the online course with an additional train the trainer module, as well as the training kit. This option results in an regulation-compliant lifetime trainer certification from Hard Hat Training. This certification is not company-specific, meaning you can take it with you should you change employers.

    Why Do I Need OSHA 10 General Industry Equivalent Safety Training?

    OSHA doesn’t have any specific standards requiring employees to take an OSHA 10-hour course. However, certain states do have laws requiring employees to obtain an OSHA 10-hour training card, as do some companies and unions.

    During this training, we will provide you with a general understanding of the safety principles for each topic included in this course. However, while this training provides general awareness of the topics discussed, we do not cover each topic to its full extent.

    To be considered certified for the individual topics in this training, you will need to take a full training course for each separate topic.

    Stay Informed On All Things OSHA 10 General Industry

    Did You Know?

    The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law by President Richard M. Nixon on December 29, 197. (Source: OSHA).

    Since OSHA was officially established in 1971, fatality and injury rates dropped from 14,000 to 4,340 in 2009. (Source: OSHA).

    Currently, there are 22 state-run, OSHA-approved safety and health programs in the U.S. (Source: OSHA).

     

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    What is OSHA 10?

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    OSHA 10 refers to the OSHA 10-hour training program, part of the OSHA Outreach Training Program. It consists of a 10-hours training to teach workers about their rights and employer responsibilities as well as common job-related hazards specific to their industries and how to prevent them.

    What is in an OSHA 10 training?

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    OSHA 10 trainings are divided up into three categories of topics. First, there are the mandatory topics, which are required in any OSHA 10 training course. Then, there are the elective topics, which consists of a list of subjects that can be included in the course, depending on the workplace requirements. Last, there are the optional topics, which allow a course to either expound upon mandatory or elective topics or to address additional elective topics.

    What is the difference between the OSHA 10 general industry and the OSHA 10 construction industry courses?

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    OSHA defines the general industry as any industry that is not construction, maritime, or agriculture. They define the construction industry as construction, alteration, and/or repair.

    Do I have to take an OSHA 10-hour general industry course?

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    OSHA 10 courses are not required by OSHA. However, some companies and unions require employees to have an OSHA 10 training card to work at certain sites.

     

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    For most courses, we offer OSHA trainings in English and Spanish, CAL/OSHA trainings in English, and Canada trainings in English. See all of our options!

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