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Health Hazard Awareness for Construction

Course ID: CLK0856
Level: Introductory
Duration: 0 Hours 30 Minutes
Language: English
CEUs: 0.10

The Health Hazards Awareness for Construction online safety training from ClickSafety is an introductory-level course that covers how exposure to various hazards can occur. Hazards covered include chemical hazards, biological hazards, ergonomics, and physical hazards. Participants can expect to learn about common hazards in the construction industry and potential risk mitigation techniques.

This course will educate participants about these significant workplace hazards and necessary safe work practices.

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ClickSafety’s Health Hazards Awareness for Construction online course provides the basics of these hazards in the construction industry. The course focuses primarily on sources of exposure, exposure types, exposure limits, and controlling one's exposure to potentially hazardous materials. Participants can expect a thorough overview of risk mitigation techniques by teaching anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Chemical hazards
    • Methods of exposure to chemicals
    • Symbols and warning labels
    • Methods to identify job site chemical hazards
    • Methods of control for hazards
  • Biological hazards
    • Infections like tetanus and hepatitis B
    • Parasites
    • Viruses, like the flu
    • Bites or stings from animals, like snakes and spiders
    • Toxic plants, like poison ivy
  • Ergonomic Hazard
    • Muscles
    • Bones
    • Joints
  • Physical Hazards
    • Heat stress and heat illness
    • Cold stress
    • Radiation
    • Noise
    • Vibration
  • Psychological Hazards
    • Working conditions affecting mental and emotional health

Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following:

  • Biohazards
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chemical hazards
  • Ergonomics
  • Sprain
  • Work stressors

The Health Hazards Awareness for Construction course is intended for all construction workers and management who work on construction sites with common job site issues. Individuals who will specifically benefit from this course include the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction managers
  • Construction foremen
  • Construction superintendents
  • Construction crew leaders
  • Health, Safety, and Environment team members
  • Those with safety responsibilities in the construction workplace

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.

ClickSafety’s Health Hazards Awareness for Construction online training addresses the proper use of and safe work around chemical, biological, ergonomic, physical, and psychological hazards. Upon successful completion, participants can expect to know the following:

  • Identify the different types of hazards at your work.
  • Recognize unsafe working conditions.
  • Protect yourself from health hazards.
  • Fix or report unsafe conditions.
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CEU Requirements

To receive CEU credit for taking this course, you must:

• Pass the knowledge checkpoints and complete the entire course.
• Complete the course evaluation form at the end of the course.

Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate showing the CEUs earned.