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OSHA 10-hour General Industry Course - Virtual Training

This 10-hour course covers specific OSHA standards, including Walking-working surfaces, ergonomics, exit routes, fire protection, electrical, hazard communication and other OSHA compliance regulations. OSHA Training Institute will issue course completion cards to each student.

Video and audio capabilities are required for this training.

You will learn:
  • How to locate and apply OSHA safety and health standards, policies, and procedures
  • Understand your employee/employer rights and responsibilities
  • Recognize common violations of OSHA standards, propose abatement actions and how to prevent job-related hazards
  • Describe appropriate procedures for selected safety hazards
Prerequisites: NONE

Who should attend: Employees, supervisors, foremen, human relations managers, plant managers, occupational health nurses, and safety supervisors.

  • Introduction (Subpart A) Receive an overview of the OSH Act and the general industry standards, including the general duty clause, inspections, citations, and penalties.
  • Electrical (Subpart S) Learn how to apply OSHA safety and health standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Egress and Fire Protection (Subpart E) Learn the egress requirements and how to establish an evacuation plan. Basic fire protection requirements will also be discussed.
  • Hazardous Materials (Subpart H) Learn the general requirements regarding compressed gases, flammable and combustible liquids.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (Subpart I) Learn the general requirements for eye, face, respiratory, head and foot protection, and how to select proper personal protective equipment.
  • Machinery and Machine Guarding (Subpart O) Learn the general requirements for all machines, including the control of unintended energy release.
  • Walking-Working Surfaces (Subpart D) Learn the general requirements intended to combat slips, trips, and falls.
  • Material Handling (Subpart N) Learn the general requirements that pertain to forklift operations and manual lifting.
  • Hazard Communications (Subpart Z) Learn how to prepare a written program, comply with the labeling provisions, inventory hazardous materials in the workplace, secure material safety data sheets (MSDS), and maintain a well-documented employee training program.
Continuing Education Units:
1.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 10 contact hours.

Cancellation & Substitution Policy:
Pre-registration and payment at the time of registration are required. Cancellations received prior to 3 business days of the event will receive a full refund or issued credit towards an upcoming class to be used within 90 days. Cancellations received less than 3 business days of the event date will receive a credit for the entire fee to be used within 90 days. If not used, this credit will be forfeited. This policy will be enforced without exception. No refunds will be made on uncancelled registrations or no-shows. Substitutions are accepted at any time. We reserve the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment, or other circumstances which would make the event nonviable. If we cancel an event, registrants will be given a full refund.
Length: Two, 5-hour sessions

May 20, 2021
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Each Day)
Where: Online
Instructor: Terry Larson
Members: $205.00
Nonmembers: $255.00
This 2-day VIRTUAL TRAINING will begin May 20 and end May 21, 2021.
To register, call 605-361-7785 or email

Terry Larson, GSP    
Safety Council Staff
Terry S. Larson, GSP is a lifelong resident of Minnesota. He obtained his Bachelors Degree in Occupational Safety from Waldorf University. Prior to coming to the Minnesota Safety Council, Terry worked in the general industry field as well as the Minnesota Army National Guard. In these roles he helped to reduce the risk of injury and illness for workers. Terrys passion lies in collaborating across boundaries to find common ground in delivering safety education and training programs to create the safest possible work area.

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