150-hour Construction Safety & Health Specialist


Construction employees with safety responsibilities should be properly trained to help make sure they have the necessary knowledge and technical skills to assist safety managers and perform other duties as determined by the employer.
Occupational Safety and Health American Council (OSHAC) develop this program for safety specialists, coordinators, and others responsible for implementing their organization's safety and health program. Emphasis is placed on gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to assist in the establishment and management of an effective safety and health program.


Individual Benefits

Whether you are a current or potential safety specialist in the construction industry, by completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Properly identify hazards common in the construction industry.
  • Communicate those hazards to management and other employees.
  • Create effective solutions to current and potential hazards.
  • Contribute to safety at your workplace in meaningful ways so your employer takes notice.
  • Advance in your career in the construction industry.

Business Benefits

Safety specialists analyze many types of work environments and procedures. When you put your safety specialists or coordinators through this program, they will be able to assist you with:

  • Remaining compliant with OSHA.
  • Protecting workers against the many hazards associated with the construction industry.
  • Decreasing liabilities.
  • Educating your workers about their responsibilities.
  • Increasing your safety specialist's ability to inspect workplaces.
  • Pinpointing areas which need improvement.
  • Taking action to prevent potential injuries.

Intended Audience

OSHAC designed this program for safety specialists, coordinators, and others responsible for implementing their organization's safety and health program in the construction industry.
This program benefits individuals seeking to reach their career goal of becoming a safety specialist or coordinator in the construction industry. This program also helps you develop the essential skills you will need for your future job as a safety specialist.

What is the right career path for you?

There are several safety positions with different levels of responsibility in an Occupational Safety and Health career path. Each advancing level typically requires higher levels of experience, education, and knowledge and skills in leadership, business practices, safety and health, and communication and information technology.
OSHAC wants to help our students who want to learn about these career opportunities.

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