Cal Awareness for Construction

Level: Introductory
Duration: 0 Hours 30 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD497

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, mandates workplace safety standards for many industries, including construction, at the federal level. In California, however, state-level OSHA standards exceed federal regulations, and employers and employees must comply with these more stringent rules. Cal Awareness for Construction provides an introduction to the standards created by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), commonly referred to as Cal/OSHA, to help ensure the safety of all construction workers across the state.

Cal Awareness for Construction addresses key aspects of Cal/OSHA requirements for construction workers’ safety. Course topics include:

  • The mission of DOSH, also referred to as Cal/OSHA
  • Cal/OSHA regulations for construction sites and workers
  • The stricter nature of California state-level laws
  • Special considerations for worker safety and health standards
  • Creating and documenting a written Code of Safe Practices
  • Injury and illness prevention programs
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

After completing this introductory online course, students will understand the rights and responsibilities of construction workers who are subject to Cal/OSHA regulations.

Cal Awareness for Construction is appropriate for all individuals employed or employing workers in California-based construction workplaces that are subject to state and federal OSHA standards, including managers, supervisors, and workers.

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

After taking Cal Awareness for Construction, students will understand basic occupational safety and health information as advised by Cal/OSHA standards. You will be prepared to work on California-based construction sites and maintain the safety practices set forth by these standards to ensure a safer workplace.

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