This course includes the Plastic
Official DOL Card.
Upon completion of the course, You will get your plastic official Department of Labor (DOL) card in the mail within 2 weeks.
Jason Cole is our OSHA outreach instructor. He has been an OSHA-authorized trainer for Construction and General Industry since 2007.
OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training Course
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This OSHA 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training course is a comprehensive safety training program designed for those working within general industry. The course design structure and content provides vital information for those working the following jobs:
- safety directors
- field supervisors
This 30-hour program offers a complete instruction of OSHA compliance issue training.
OSHA.com recommends training programs on a job site. These programs are an orientation to occupational safety and health for employees. This 30-hour course provides information from OSHA 29 CFR 1910.
Additional training is a requirement for all general industry workers. This OSHA outreach training teaches the potential of specific job hazards and how to prevent them from happening.
Participants receive an OSHA 30-Hour General Industry course completion card in the mail after 1-2 weeks of completing the course. The 30-hour General Industry Online Course is NOT equivalent to the OSHA 510 or 511 courses. This 30-hour course does not meet the course prerequisites to take the OSHA 500 or OSHA 501 courses.
The OSHA 30-hour courses provide essential information that helps safety committee members, forepersons, supervisors, superintendents, managers, competent persons, safety staff, safety managers, and others monitor workplace safety and implement OSHA health and safety regulations apply to their workplaces.
The OSHA 30-hour training course equips students with an extensive overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Students learn how to find the OSHA regulations that apply to the operations where they are working.
What is OSHA 30 General Industry Training?
OSHA 30 General Industry Training is a 30-hour course that serves as a primer for General Industry occupational safety and health. It provides an introduction to the federal agency tasked with protecting workplace safety and health and covers the most common safety hazards that apply to the workforce.
Who Needs OSHA 30 General Industry Training?
Some employers, states, or local jurisdictions will require OSHA Outreach courses for workers in medium- to high-risk industries. However, even if it's not required, these courses can be beneficial for improving your personal safety on the job.
The 30-hour Outreach course is intended for people with supervisory responsibilities, and General Industry covers everything except construction and maritime jobs. In other words, it's designed for industries like manufacturing, factory operations, warehousing and distribution, health care, and more.
If you have no supervisory responsibilities, you can usually take OSHA 10 General Industry, instead. Check with your employer or local regulations to be sure.
What's Covered In OSHA 30 General Industry Training?
All OSHA 30 General Industry courses include an introduction to OSHA and worker's rights, how to manage workplace safety and health as a supervisor, emergency action plans, electrical safety, personal protective equipment, walking and working surfaces, hazard communication, and materials handling.
Instructors have some discretion on what other safety and health topics they cover. Most have to be chosen from a list of OSHA-approved electives, like machine guarding or fall protection.
When Does the OSHA 30 Card Expire?
OSHA considers its Outreach courses to be valid forever, because they're optional at the federal level. However, if your employers, state, county, or city require you to earn an OSHA 30 card, they probably have a rule about how frequently you refresh your training. It's typically 2-3 years, but it varies.
Who is This Course For?
- Job supervisors
- Industries include but not limited to: Healthcare, Manufacturing, Warehouse, Distribution, Retail
- Labels and SDS
- Module 1: Introduction to OSHA
- Module 2: Managing Safety and Health
- Module 3: Walking & Working Surfaces, including Fall Protection
- Module 4: Emergency Action Plan
- Module 5: Electrical Safety
- Module 6: Personal Protective Equipment
- Module 7: Materials Handling
- Module 8: Hazard Communication
- Module 9: Hazardous Materials (Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Spray Finishing, Compressed Gases, Dipping and Coating Operations)
- Module 10: Permit-Required Confined Space
- Module 11: Lockout / Tagout
- Module 12: Machine Guarding
- Module 13: Welding and Cutting
- Module 14: Hazardous Substances & Industrial Hygiene
- Module 15: Bloodborne Pathogens
- Module 16: Ergonomics
- Module 17: Fall Protection
- Module 18: Safety and Health Programs
- Module 19: OSHA Recordkeeping
- Module 20: Process Safety Management
- Module 21: Asbestos in Workplace
- Module 22: Scaffolds
- Module 23: HAZWOPER
At the end of each module, you must pass a 10-question module quiz. To pass, a score of 70% or higher is required. You have up to three opportunities to pass each module quiz. Failure to successfully pass the quiz results in a participant being locked out of the course. Participants who fail the exam after three tries are not allowed to continue with an online training format for your Outreach training.
Once you have completed each module, you must pass a final exam to receive full credit for the course. The final exam consists of 20 questions. It tests your knowledge of the information covered throughout the course. After three tries, participants who fail the exam are not allowed to continue with an online training format for your Outreach training.
Time to Completion
Once you enroll in the OSHA 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training course you have six months from the time you start this course to complete it in order to receive credit. After six months, your account will expire and you will be required to purchase the course again if you wish to complete it.
A temporary printable certificate will be made available immediately upon successful completion of course. Passing participants will receive a DOL General Industry Outreach course completion wallet card within 2 weeks.
In order to receive your DOL Wallet Card you must complete the survey at the end of the course.
Includes free OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Study Guide! This PDF Study Guide will ensure you are ready to take the final exam to receive your wallet card. This is a great supplement to the OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Outreach Course and can serve as a quick reference guide for future use.