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According to OSHA, the four most frequent types of construction incidents are falls from elevation, electrical shock and being either struck by or caught in/between materials and equipment. This course focuses on the steps workers can take to avoid being struck by or caught between hazards at work, including hazard awareness, prevention and control, with an emphasis on taking personal responsibility for safety.

Complete Your OSHA Struck-By Hazard Protection Training Online!

Taking our OSHA Struck-By Hazard Protection course online offers these benefits:

  • 24/7 course access
  • Log on and off as many times as you want
  • Work anytime, anywhere — All you need is a computer and access to the Internet
  • Email access to the course trainer to answer any questions you have
  • Allows up to 180 days to complete the course

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive your official Certificate of Completion.

About the 1-Hour Struck-By Hazard Protection Course

Once you complete this course, you'll be able to:

  • Recognize what a Struck-By Hazard is including:
    • Describe what a Struck-By Hazard is
    • Identify the four categories of struck-by hazards
    • Identify how to prevent injuries from struck-by hazards
  • Recognize major types of struck-by hazards including:
    • List the major types of struck-by hazards in construction
    • Identify common struck-by hazards on the worksite
    • List ways to prevent an injury due to struck-by hazards
    • List potential injuries caused by struck-by hazards
  • Recognize methods for protecting yourself from struck-by hazards including:
    • Explain safe work practices to prevent injuries
    • List the different types of personal protective equipment and proper uses
  • Recognize Employer Requirements to Protect Workers from Struck-By Hazards:
    • Describe ways the employers can protect workers from struck-by hazards
    • List the general requirements of employers to protect their workers from struck-by hazards
    • Explain the employers requirements for providing worker training

About IACET

By successfully completing the course material and final exam, students will be issued .01 CEU credits.

The American Safety Council is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The American Safety Council complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, the American Safety Council is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.