Overview & Objectives
Road construction presents unique safety challenges as crews navigate equipment, traffic, and other on-the-job hazards. To ensure better safety levels for these workers, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers an Outreach Training Program to address common hazards, safety practices, and more. By taking the OSHA 10-Hour Road Construction and Infrastructure course, participants will receive a certificate of completion right away and earn a Department of Labor (DOL)/OSHA 10-Hour Card shipped within two weeks, while receiving the construction training needed to prevent injuries and fatalities on the job.
The OSHA 10-Hour Road Construction and Infrastructure course prepares participants to recognize, control, and prevent hazards commonly encountered on road construction worksites. Course topics include:
- Introduction to OSHA
- Special considerations for road construction safety
- Common road construction safety and health hazards
- Electrical hazards
- Fall protection
- Motor vehicle and mechanized equipment hazards
- Cranes and aerial lifts
- Duties and responsibilities for confined space workers
- Work zone traffic control to promote safety during road maintenance and highway construction
- Lockout/tagout (LOTO) system requirements
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- How to be aware of, anticipate, and mitigate emergencies
Who is this Course for?
This 10-hour, OSHA Outreach course is designed for construction professionals working on road construction sites to perform road maintenance activities. These individuals include:
- Road builders
- Construction crews working on road or highway construction
- Maintenance crews and personnel
- Workers on publicly funded projects and infrastructure jobs of varying amounts in the following states:
- Connecticut (Note: These professionals must re-certify every five years.)
- New Hampshire
- New York
- Rhode Island
This construction training course is not intended for general construction or general industry workers. Construction workers employed or seeking employment in New York City should register for the following courses per New York City Department of Buildings (NYC DOB) LL196 online course proctoring requirements.
If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please contact us at (919) 728-SAFE (7233)
Features & Benefits
Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to identify and address common road construction safety hazards and follow OSHA safety standards while on the job. Additionally, successful participants will receive a DOL/OSHA 10-Hour Card.
Per OSHA regulations, course participants must receive a minimum score of 70% or higher on the final exam, and the course must be completed within six months of the user’s start date. You will have three opportunities to pass the final exam, and any wrong answers will prompt immediate feedback to help improve your score.
We also make acquiring your DOL/OSHA 10-Hour Card effortless. Once you pass the course, we submit records and all successful completions to the DOL and OSHA. We will receive and sign your 10-Hour Card, then mail it directly to you. Most cards are received within two weeks of successful completion of the course.