The Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards for Construction online training from OSHA Education School is an intermediate-level course designed to focus on the hazards of working in the sun, as well as additional outdoor hazards in accordance with OSHA standards. Participants can expect to focus on minimizing the risk of sun exposure, as well as the potential for injury and illness, which will enable individuals to recognize, evaluate, and control varying outdoor hazards. This course focuses on federal OSHA standards, as well as guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
OSHA Education School’s Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards for Construction online course provides real-life scenarios, case studies, and lessons learned to illustrate the need for compliance with OSHA requirements and industrial best practices. Participants can expect to learn to recognize, evaluate, and control risks in outdoor hazard scenarios. Specific course topics include the following:
Overview of sun and outdoor hazards
Reptiles and mammals
West Nile Virus
Pesticides and herbicides
Specific industry terms addressed within the course include the following: