Course 151 - Biological Health Hazards in Construction

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Course 151 Certificate
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Modules: 2
Hours: 1
Sectors: All Industries

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This course discusses the biological health hazards construction workers may find, such as exposure to mold, poisonous plants, and infected animals. We'll also take a closer look at ways to protect yourself from these hazards on a construction site.

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Key Topics

  • Exposure to Molds
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Poisonous Plants
  • Infectious Animals & Insects
  • Tick-borne Diseases
  • Venomous Snakes & Insects

Target Audience

  • Employee
  • Supervisor

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Modules and Learning Objectives

Click on the links below to access the modules. You can also click on the links at the top of the page. By the end of the course, you should be able to accomplish each of the learning objectives listed in each module.

Module 1 - Biological Risk Factors

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • Discuss the risk factors of exposure to biological hazards in construction.
  • Describe the ways workers can be exposed to biological hazards in construction.
  • Describe the hazards, controls, and preventive measures related to fungi (mold) hazards.
  • Discuss the risk factors of exposure to poisonous plants while working in construction.

Module 2 - Infectious Animals and Insects

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • Discuss the hazards, controls, and preventive measures related to exposure to infectious animals and insects.
  • Describe the various tick-borne diseases and their symptoms.
  • Discuss the hazards of Lyme Disease and West Nile Virus and symptoms of exposure.
  • Describe the hazards, controls, and preventive measures of exposure to venomous snakes and insects.

Course 151 Study Guide. You can save this study guide to your computer for offline studying, or print the study guide if you prefer.

Course 151 Final Exam

After you have studied all of the course material and answered the quiz questions, take the final exam. We highly recommend you take each quiz, as the questions are the same or similar to those on the final exam.

OSHAcademy course final exams are designed to verify students have gained a sufficient understanding of the content covered within each course. To help demonstrate this understanding, students must achieve a minimum score of 70% on final exams. It is OSHAcademy's policy to protect the integrity of our exams, as a result, we do not provide missed questions to students.

This is an open book exam. As you are taking the exam, if you find a question you are unsure of, you should use the course materials to find the correct answer. Don't worry, if you fail the exam, you can study and retake the exam when you are ready.

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