Course Detail: OSHA - OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Outreach Training

The OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Outreach Training Program is not required to be taken by everyone. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific hazards of their job as noted in many OSHA standards.

Training Objectives

The OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Outreach Training Program provides training on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of workplace hazards. The class also provides overview information regarding OSHA, including workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint.

Program Benefits

  • Promotes safety culture through peer training
  • Training is intended to be participatory, using hands-on activities
  • Trainers are able to customize the training topics based on specific needs of their audience
  • Outreach training content includes hazard recognition and avoidance, workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint; it emphasizes the value of safety and health to workers, including young workers
  • Participants will receive a 10-Hour Card upon successful completion of the OSHA General Industry Outreach Training.

This training is being offered to businesses at their location or employees can be trained at GSU.

To schedule the OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Training for your employees, please contact the Executive Director, Amy Barsha, at (708) 534-4565 or abarsha@govst.edu.


Available Sessions