Introduction to OSHA


This course is designed to introduce management and employees with OSHA, it’s organization, and how to effectively work with OSHA to help make your workplace safe.


Modules and Learning Objectives

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Module 1: About OSHA

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • Discuss OSHA’s mission as stated in the OSHact of 1970.
  • Summarize where to find OSHA’s standards in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
  • Discuss how OSHA enforces standards, including issuing citations and assessing penalties.
  • Describe the various OSHA resources to help employers develop a safe workplace.
  • List and describe the OSHA Alliance Program, SHARP, and VPP opportunities for employers.


Module 2: Rights and Responsibilities

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • Discuss employer and employee responsibilities under the OSHAact of 1970.
  • Define and give examples of “recognized hazards.”
  • Describe the various workers’ rights and whistleblower protections.

What Will I Learn?

  • OSHA Organization
  • Inspections
  • Enforcement
  • OSHA Resources
  • Rights
  • Responsibilities

Topics for this course

24 Lessons

Module 1: About OSHA

1.1 Introduction
1.2 What are OSHA Standards
1.3 OSHA Coverage
1.4 Most Frequently Cited Standards
1.5 OSHA Inspections
1.6 On-site OSHA Inspections
1.7 Citations
1.8 Penalties
1.9 OSHA Resources
1.10 OSHA On-Site Consultation
1.11 Partnering with OSHA
1.12 Ways to Report Safety Hazards

Module 2: Rights and Responsibilities

Final Exam

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Material Includes

  • 2 Modules
  • 1.0 Course hour
  • Study guide
  • Module quizzes
  • Course activities and resources
  • Course exams

Enrolment validity: Lifetime


  • Computer
  • Internet connection


Target Audience

  • Employees
  • Supervisors
  • Managers