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Course Description

The OSHA 10 course provides general exposure and awareness to unique safety and health hazards related to construction work. Specifically, this course provides training for workers with responsibilities for the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in the construction industry. The class is appropriate for anyone working directly in the construction industry or those in construction industry related administrative or supervisory roles. This course sufficiently covers OSHA outreach program requirements, resulting in a 10-Hour OSHA Construction certification card.

This course has 10 contact hours.

Course Outcomes

  • Recognize the history and intent of OSHA and how that program is administered and enforced
  • Discuss workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint
  • Summarize OSHA’s prevention programs
  • Recognize the OSHA Focus Four Hazards
  • Choose the correct Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment for the hazard
  • Identify Health Hazards in Construction
  • Identify certain OSHA standards and regulations per subsection of 29 CFR 1926

Organization of the Course

This is a lecture-lab course, though the majority of time is spent in the classroom. Lecture topics are presented in the classroom setting followed by group discussion and analysis of safety scenarios. Some hands-on demonstrations and practice will take place in the lab. Student participation in discussions in the classroom and in the lab exercises is very important. This course has a written final exam and student participation is graded as pass/fail.

Grading Criteria and Passing Score

The final exam is a written test and each student must pass with a 70% score or higher. Students that do not pass will be allowed to retake the exam in accordance with the Montana Weatherization Training Center retesting policy. Students must attend all 10 hours of lecture for certification.


  • Crew Foreman
  • Energy Auditors
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • General Contractors

Course Fees

  • $200 for the public
  • Free for associates of the Montana Weatherization Workforce

For additional information contact the Center at [email protected] or you can call (406) 586-0070.


To view and register for upcoming courses, follow this link to the MSU Academic Technology and Outreach page