Learning Objective 1 • Explain the difference between compliance and best practices. – Explain the purpose and function of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). – Explain how accident costs affect everyone on a job site.
Learning Objective 2 • Describe the common types of personal protective equipment (PPE) used on construction sites. – Describe how to properly use and care for PPE.
Learning Objective 3 • Explain the hazards associated with walking and working surfaces. – Describe how to avoid accidents on walking and working surfaces.
Learning Objective 4 • Identify the hazards associated with working in hot and cold weather and the precautions for minimizing these hazards. – Describe symptoms of heat-related illnesses. – Describe symptoms of cold-related illnesses.
Learning Objective 5 • Explain the requirements for fire prevention and firefighting. – Identify the typical fuel sources and sources of ignition found on a construction site. – Identify types and classes of fire extinguishers, and describe how they are used.
Learning Objective 6 • Describe hand and power tool safety requirements. – Explain how to minimize the risks associated with hand tools. – Explain how to minimize the risks associated with power tools.
Learning Objective 7 • Identify the elements of a hazard communication system. – Interpret the labels on various materials. – Identify information on a safety data sheet (SDS).
Performance Task 1 (Learning Objective 5) • Identify types and classes of fire extinguishers.
Performance Task 2 (Learning Objective 6) • Demonstrate how to safely operate hand tools.
Performance Task 3 (Learning Objective 6) • Demonstrate how to safely operate power tools.