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10-Hour General Industry Course

Course Highlights

The Engineering Extension Office, College of Engineering, South Dakota State University is pleased to present an OSHA Voluntary Compliance Safety and Health 10-Hour Course for General Industry. This course has been designed to meet the needs of general industry employers needing assistance with their safety and health programs, machine guarding, lockout/tagout, electrical safety, walking and working surfaces, safe work practices when working with chemicals, proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and OSHA record keeping.

This course will assist personnel in the identification of hazards and determination of the hazard abatement methods. Personnel will become familiar with control methods, test equipment, and training requirements. The course will help you to understand how these regulations affect you and your workplace.

Many employers have difficulty in performing “HAZARD WALK-THROUGH AUDITS” for identifying potential problems in complying with OSHA regulations and determining the need for written programs or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The course is designed to help companies recognize such hazards.

Who Should Attend?

Do you have questions of when OSHA regulations apply to you and your workplace? Do you have a safety program that works for your workplace?

This course will help you to organize your safety and health program so that you can protect your company and employees from the liabilities of employee injuries and OSHA fines. The course puts safety and health into perspective by answering your questions and concerns about OSHA regulations and requirements. The course is taught by experts in the field of Safety and Health and OSHA. The OSHA 10-hour course is nationally recognized as an effective general industry safety training.

This course benefits company owners, managers, safety personnel, safety committee members, maintenance staff, students and persons responsible for safety in the workplace. Participants have the opportunity to get an overview of OSHA’s General Industry Standards and interpretations of the regulations. They will participate in discussions of sample programs that can be used to come into compliance and will have the chance to ask questions of the trained instructors.