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-aligned 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.
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.Purchase Options
What’s in the OSHA 10 General Industry Training Course?
Our OSHA 10 General Industry training course is OSHA Aligned, and our online version fulfills OSHA’s classroom training requirement.
- 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.
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.
- Slips, trips, and falls
- Fire Prevention
- Electrical Safety
- Machine Guarding
- Fall Protection
OSHA 10 General Industry Certification Standards
Slips, trips, and falls
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-aligned 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.
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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-aligned safety and health programs in the U.S. (Source: OSHA).
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is OSHA 10?
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?
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?
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?
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.