Program Description

Construction employees with safety responsibilities should be properly trained to help make sure they have the necessary knowledge and technical skills to assist safety managers and perform other duties as determined by the employer. This program is designed for safety specialists, coordinators, and others responsible for implementing their organization's safety and health program. Emphasis is placed on gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to assist in the establishment and management of an effective safety and health program.

Individual Benefits

Whether you are a current or potential safety specialist in the construction industry, by completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Properly identify hazards common in the construction industry.
  • Communicate those hazards to management and other employees.
  • Create effective solutions to current and potential hazards.
  • Contribute to safety at your workplace in meaningful ways so your employer takes notice.
  • Advance in your career in the construction industry.

Business Benefits

Safety specialists analyze many types of work environments and procedures. When you put your safety specialists or coordinators through this program, they will be able to assist you with:

  • Remaining compliant with OSHA.
  • Protecting workers against the many hazards associated with the construction industry.
  • Decreasing liabilities.
  • Educating your workers about their responsibilities.
  • Increasing your safety specialist's ability to inspect the workplace.
  • Pinpointing areas which need improvement.
  • Taking action to prevent potential injuries.

To qualify for this program certificate, students must complete all required courses listed below. There is no time limit to complete the required courses.

  1. 611 Nail Gun Safety
  2. 612 Work Zone Traffic Safety
  3. 702 Effective Accident Investigation
  4. 705 Hazard Communication Program
  5. 706 Conducting a Job Hazard Analysis
  6. 709 Personal Protective Equipment
  7. 710 Energy Control Program - LOTO
  8. 711 Introduction to Ergonomics
  9. 715 Electrical Safety Basics
  10. 717 Emergency Action Plans
  11. 718 Fire Prevention Plans
  12. 725 Forklift Safety
  13. 726 Introduction to Machine Guarding
  14. 802 Trench and Excavation Safety
  1. 804 Scaffold Erection and Inspection
  2. 805 Fall Protection in Construction
  3. 806 Focus Four - Falls
  4. 807 Focus Four - Caught-In/Between
  5. 808 Focus Four - Struck-By
  6. 809 Focus Four - Electrocution
  7. 810 Hand and Power Tool Safety
  8. 813 Construction Worksite Safety
  9. 814 Heavy Equipment Safety
  10. 815 Demolition Safety
  11. 816 Confined Spaces in Construction
  12. 820 Cranes and Derrick Safety I
  13. 821 Cranes and Derrick Safety II
  14. 850 Health Hazards in Construction