Construction Safety: Struck-by and Caught-In or Between Hazards

Overview

OSHA has found that a large number of fatalities in the Construction industry can be tied to struck-by and caught-in or caught-between incidents. Because of the injury and fatality rate associated with these types of incidents, it is extremely important for workers to be aware of potential workplace hazards. This course provides information on struck-by hazards, including vehicles and cranes, falling or flying objects, and masonry walls. It also includes information on these caught-in and caught-between hazards: trenching, unguarded machinery, and equipment.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify the struck-by hazards associated with vehicles and cranes, falling or flying objects, and masonry walls, and recognize how to avoid those hazards
  • Identify the caught-in or -between hazards associated with trenching, unguarded machinery, and equipment, and recognize how to avoid those hazards.

Audience

Employees working in construction.

Features

This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams

Regulations

OSHA - 29 CFR 1926

Approximate Length

1 hour

Delivery Method

Online

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