Basic Safety Orientation Training (General Industry)

Gain a basic understanding of common safety hazards in general industries and the OSHA standards you need to follow. Start your training now! 

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Duration: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English | 5.0 (1 Rating)

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About this Course

What is the Basic Safety Orientation for General Industry? 

This course introduces you to the most common health and safety hazards you might face in general industry and how you can protect yourself from injury.   

We'll cover fire and electrical hazards, lockout/tagout precautions, and the dangers of working in confined spaces.  You'll learn about bloodborne pathogens, temperature stress, and personal protective equipment (PPE). We'll also discuss hazard communication and basic first aid. 

Who Should Take the Basic Safety Orientation for General Industry? 

If you're covered by OSHA's general industry standards, you can benefit from this course. 

"General Industry" is an umbrella that applies to all industries that aren't specifically mentioned in other OSHA regulations. If that means you're NOT in the construction and maritime industries, you're covered by general industry. That includes everything from healthcare to factory operations, manufacturing, and warehousing. 

Course Facts


What You Get

Certificate of completion 


Required Pre-Requisites



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Course Updates

Content is updated and current 

Topics Covered

  • Introduction 
  • Hazard Communication 
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 
  • Electrical Hazards 
  • Fall Protection 
  • Lockout/Tagout 
  • Confined Space Hazards 
  • Fire Prevention 
  • Basic First Aid 
  • Bloodborne Pathogens 
  • Temperature Stress 


When Does My Course Expire?

Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.

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How Quickly Will I Get My Certificate of Completion?

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.

What Can I Do If I Lose My Certificate?

If you lose your certificate of completion and need a new one, you can contact customer service at (877) 881-2235 or

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    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course.

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