The acronym, “OSHA” is familiar to most workers as it pertains to workplace safety and employee rights, but proper training is vital to fully understanding the Act’s standards and regulations. What are an employer’s rights and responsibilities to their workers? What constitutes an employee, vs. an independent contractor? Why does the OSH Act constitute a vital part of everyday life in the workplace? What should you expect during an inspection?
Understanding OSHA is available as a virtual classroom course with live instruction, as well as a self-paced, interactive e-learning course. The course is designed for employers and employees working in industries and facilities subject to OSHA regulations. The course sets a foundation for people with all levels of OSHA regulation awareness, from employees just starting out on the job to experienced managers and supervisors who want to brush up their knowledge.
The course includes a thorough explanation of the OSHA acronym and differentiates between the OSH Act (the Act itself, including all regulations and standards) and OSHA (the association responsible for enforcement). The course also touches on the Act’s history and segues into a comprehensive description of employer and worker rights and responsibilities. We explain the differences between employees and independent contractors and what regulations apply to each. Finally, we cover the basics of the inspection process: what to expect when your workplace is inspected, from beginning to end.
Understanding OSHA is timed to last for 60 minutes in its virtual classroom format and consists of three modules, a final review, an exam, and a certificate upon completion and a passing exam result. The course is presented by a live instructor, entirely online and easily accessible from our e-learning platform—no downloads or special permissions required. Understanding OSHA is further customizable to conform to your organization’s needs. The information is updated regularly to meet current standards. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or for more information.