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30 Hours General Industry Standards

The 30-hour General Industry Standards Program is designed to give workers who are responsible for some aspects of workplace safety more in-depth and varied training on a wider range of subjects related to general industry workplace hazards. The programme offers instruction to employees and employers on how to identify, avoid, mitigate, and prevent safety and health risks at work. The programme also offers information on how to file a complaint, employer obligations, and worker rights.

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Introduction to Health and Safety Management
  • Ergonomics & Work related upper limb disorders
  • Machines safety
  • Welding Safety
  • Forklift Safety
  • Confined Space Safety
  • Manual & Mechanical Handling Safety
  • Energy Isolation & LOTOTO
  • Workplace emergency management
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Hazard Communication(Hazcom)
  • Personal Protective Equipment: Basic
  • Introduction to Safety Supervision
  • Introduction to Safety Leadership
  • Fall protection & Safe working at height
  • Electrical Safety & Controls (Basics)
  • Introduction to Safety Accountability
  • Introduction to Safety Training & Recognition
  • Hazards & their Controls
  • Job Hazards Analysis

  • Entry- to Senior-Level Employees
  • HSE Professionals
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Warehouse Supervisors
  • Manufacturing Supervisors

The OSHAS 30-Hour General Industry course offers a thorough overview of all pertinent safety and health topics as they relate to the General Industry sector and is at the certificate/card level. Participants who successfully complete this course should:

  • Know what OSHA is, what it does, how to record injuries and illnesses during inspections, what rights employers and employees have during inspections, what OSHA cites and penalises, and more.
  • Understand the supervisor's responsibilities, the significance of the company's overall health and safety programmes, and the necessity of effective communication.
  • Learn about the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and why it's crucial for workers at all levels of employment to communicate hazards.
  • Recognize the importance of ergonomics, fall protection, electrical safety, preventing fires, understanding the characteristics of bloodborne pathogens and how to reduce risk.
  • Understand the distinction between confined spaces and confined spaces that require a permit.
  • When working with or around hazardous chemicals, be aware of the three components of a Process Safety Management System (PSM) and how they can help prevent catastrophic incidents.
  • Learn how to recognise proper machine guarding and how to avoid potential harm.
  • Understand the specifications for erecting, assessing, and dismantling scaffolds as well as best practises for working with scaffolding. Participants will also have a better understanding of hoists, slings, and aerial lifts.
  • Recognize the significance of precautions and risk-reduction procedures as they relate to heat illness and stress.
  • Determine any potential hazards to your safety
  • Reduce these hazards by using proper equipment handling techniques,
  • Manage risks and organising your workspace properly, or donning the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

Students can take the course test after studying the course material and passing the module quizzes. The purpose of the course exam is to gauge how well the students have understood the topic. Multiple-choice questions drawn from our sizable question library make up course exams.


  • Time allowed is 2 hours and exam will be open book.
  • To pass the test, you must receive a minimum score of 65%.
  • You can repeat the exam if you don't pass the first time.
  • Exams can only be taken three (3) times in a 30-hour period by students.
  • Students must wait 24 hours before taking the test again after their third try. Students should reread the course material to increase their understanding during this period.
  • You cannot repeat the test to get a better score if you pass.
  • There isn't a thorough programme exam available right now. Students must succeed on all of their course exams in order to finish the programme.