Course 644 Certificate
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Modules: 4
Hours: 2
Sectors: All Industries

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This free course is intended for managers, supervisors, employees, contractors, safety specialists and anyone with an interest in making the workplace safe and healthful for workers. Although this course is similar and equivalent to OSHA's 2-hour introduction to OSHA required training in OSHA's Outreach Training Program.

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Key Topics

  • History of OSHA
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Employee Rights
  • The OSH Act
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Filing a Complaint

Target Audience

  • Employee
  • Supervisor

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Modules and Learning Objectives

Click on the blue 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 - OSHA History

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • Describe the events that led to the creation of OSHA and related standards.
  • Describe OSHA's mission and purpose and the components of the OSH Act of 1970.
  • Discuss general employee rights under OSHA law.
  • Discuss the basic OSHA employers responsibilities to maintain a safe and healthful workplace.

Module 2 - Employee Rights

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • Discuss the employee right to know about hazardous chemicals in the workplace.
  • Discuss the employee right to information about injuries and illnesses.
  • Discuss the employee right to raise safety concerns with the employer and OSHA.
  • Discuss the employee right to refuse dangerous work.
  • Discuss the employee right to receive training.
  • Discuss the employee right to examine medical records and receive medical exams.
  • Discuss the employee right to file a complaint to OSHA without fear of retaliation.
  • Discuss the employee right to participate in OSHA inspections.

Module 3 - Employer Responsibilities

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • Discuss general employer responsibilities under OSHA.
  • Discuss the specific OSHA employer responsibilities to provide training and PPE.
  • Discuss the employer responsibility to keep injury and illness records.
  • Discuss the employer responsibility to provide medical exams and monitoring.
  • Discuss the employer posting responsibilities.

Module 4 - Standards and Inspections

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • Identify the four general industries for which OSHA has created standards.
  • List the most frequently cited OSHA violations.
  • Describe OSHA's organization and coverage.
  • List and discuss the various types of OSHA Inspections.
  • Discuss the citations and associated penalties issued by OSHA.
  • List and describe the steps in the OSHA inspection process.
  • Discuss the ways you can get help within and outside the workplace.

Course 644 Study Guide. You can save this study guide to your computer for offline studying, or print the study guide if you prefer.

Endnotes

1. Information on the 1911 Triangle Factory Fire was obtained from Cornell University. (2011). Retrieved from: www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/story/introduction.html

2. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (2011). Introduction to OSHA Instructor Guide. Retrieved from: www.osha.gov/dte/outreach/intro_osha/intro_to_osha_guide.html

3. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (1998). Training Requirements in OSHA Standards and Training Guidelines. Retrieved from: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha2254.pdf

Course 644 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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If you only want free training

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