About NASP: (National Association of Safety Professionals) NASP provides training, consultative services, and third-party certifications that validate knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of workplace safety. The primary mission of NASP is to provide safety professionals with innovative training opportunities that exceed basic OSHA compliance as well as professional certifications to assist them in carrying out their safety-related functions with confidence and proven competence. The wide portfolio of OSHA programs offered by NASP equip professionals with industry grade knowledge on best practices of Occupational Safety.
The 30-hour General Industry Course is intended to provide a variety of training to workers with some safety responsibility. Training should emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, as well as OSHA standards.
Instructional time must be a minimum of 30 hours.
The topic requirements are as follows:
Mandatory – 13 hours
Introduction to OSHA – 2 Hours.
Managing Safety and Health – 2 hours.
May include Injury and Illness Prevention Programs, job site inspections, accident prevention programs, management commitment and employee involvement, worksite analysis, hazard prevention and control, accident 4 investigations, how to conduct safety meetings, and supervisory communication.
Walking and Working Surfaces, including fall protection – 1 hour.
Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection – 1 hour.
Electrical – 1 hour.
Personal Protective Equipment – 1 hour.
Hazard Communication – 1 hour.
Elective – 10 hours.
Must present at least 10 hours of training on the following topics. At least 5 of the following topics must be presented. The minimum length of any topic is one-half hour.
- Hazardous Materials (Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Spray Finishing, Compressed Gases, Dipping and Coating Operations)
- Permit-Required Confined Spaces
- Lockout / Tagout
- Machine Guarding
- Welding, Cutting, and Brazing
- Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Fall Protection
- Safety and Health Programs
- Powered Industrial Vehicles
Optional – 7 hours.
Teach other general industry hazards or policies and/or expand on the mandatory or elective topics. The minimum length of any topic is one-half hour.
Assessment Criteria: The learners on the OSHA program are assessed externally via MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format after they have undergone the required/mandated no. of learning hours. The outcome of the assessment on securing a minimum of 70% and above is considered as a pass and processed for certification. Should the learner fail, he/she would need to undertake the assessment again and pass to attain the qualification