Construction Safety (Spanish)
Course Titles and Descriptions
Aerial Lift Safety—Spanish
This online aerial lift safety training course focuses on teaching employees about aerial lift safety on the job. Aerial lifts are extremely useful pieces of equipment and are commonly used in many industries. But this equipment can be hazardous to both operators and employees working nearby unless proper precautions are taken by all employees while at work.
Arc Flash Safety—Spanish
More than 2,000 people annually are treated in burn centers with severe arc flash injuries, and many of the victims report that failure to wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), inappropriate use of tools, and working on live circuits contributed to their injuries.
This course provides information about arc flash and shock hazards and safe work practices for “unqualified” persons who work around but not directly on or near exposed, energized electrical equipment or parts.
By the end of the course, unqualified persons will be able to identify the hazards and risks of arc flash, implement safe work practices, recognize appropriate PPE, and respond to an arc flash incident.
This is a training session about asbestos awareness. It is designed for employees who may have contact with or work near asbestos-containing material (known as ACM), asbestos-containing building material (known as ACBM), or presumed asbestos-containing material (known as PACM), but who do not disturb it as part of their normal work activities.
Avoiding Back Injuries—Spanish
Back injuries are among the most common workplace injuries that cause lost days away from work. No matter what job you perform, you can injure your back on the job. Fortunately, there are a number of steps you can take to avoid back injuries and the lifetime of pain and medical bills that can come with them. In this training session, you’ll learn what risk factors and hazards expose you to back injuries and what you can do to help keep your back healthy and pain-free.
Basic First Aid for Medical Emergencies—Spanish
The main purpose of this session is to familiarize you with basic first-aid procedures. By the time the session is over, you will be able to recognize the benefits of obtaining first-aid and CPR certification; identify proper procedures for a variety of medical emergencies; assist in administering first aid when a coworker is injured; and do no further harm.
The main objective of this session is to make sure you practice battery safety on the job. By the time the session is over, you will be able to identify battery hazards; understand how batteries work; safely charge batteries; assist in properly maintaining batteries; select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for battery maintenance; and follow proper emergency procedures.
Blasting and Explosives Safety—Spanish
This course is designed to promote explosives and blasting safety. Adherence to safety precautions is of upmost importance in every area of working with dangerous explosives, and safety precautions are strictly enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). By the time the session is over, you will understand the importance of treating the explosives you work with and the blasting process with upmost respect; key blaster qualifications and skills; federal regulations for handling, storing, and transporting explosives; how to take proper precautions when loading and detonating explosives; and the rules to follow during and after the blasting process.
Chainsaw Safety for Construction Workers—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to give you information that will help you safely use chain saws . At the end of the training session, you will be able to understand how chain saws work, including maintenance tips, how to identify the basic risks associated with chainsaw use, how to prepare and protect yourself with the right personal protection equipment (PPE), and you’ll learn safe work practices for using a chain saw, as well as what not to do.
In today’s training session, we’ll review the key elements of a typical host employer’s safety program. Contractors will be required to follow the host employer’s safety program while performing their work. Familiarity with the host employer’s site and safety program is crucial to reducing the risk of injury.
Crane Rigging in Construction—Spanish
This training session focuses on safe derrick and crane rigging operations at construction sites. A critical job for the safety of any crane or derrick operation is rigging the load. Rigging is the most time-consuming of any crane operation and represents the greatest hazard potential. In this training session we’ll cover the fundamentals of rigging cranes and derricks.
Dipping, Coating, and Cleaning Operations—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to talk about the hazards of dipping and coating operations and the precautions you must take to protect your health and safety. By the time this session is over, you will be able to recognize the health and safety hazards of dipping, coating, and cleaning operations; to understand controls used to protect you from accidents and exposures; to work safely with flammable liquids used in the processes; and to know what to do in an emergency.
Electrical Safety for Unqualified Construction Workers—Spanish
This session provides information about electrical hazards in the construction industry and best safety practices for “unqualified persons” who may use common portable electrical tools but who are not familiar with the construction and operation of more complex electrical equipment and the hazards involved. “Unqualified” means that you are not specifically trained and authorized to work on or near energized electrical equipment and wiring. This session will teach you how important it is to work safely with electrical tools and around exposed, energized electrical equipment.
Excavation Safety for Construction Workers—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to help you learn how important it is to work safely in excavations or trenches. At the end of the training session, you will understand, preventive measures required by law, your role in working safely, your employer’s obligation to protect you, hazardous atmospheres, and types of protective systems.
Fall Protection in Construction (Spanish)
Este curso de entrenamiento en seguridad en línea enseñar a los empleados cómo reconocer los riesgos de caídas de seguridad y protección contra caídas identificar cuando es necesario, utilice los sistemas básicos de protección contra caídas, evitar la caída de objetos, inspeccionar los sistemas personales de detención de caídas, y rescatar a sí mismos ya los demás de las caídas.
Flaggers’ Safety in Highway Work Zones—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to provide you with important information about your duties as a flagger and about temporary traffic control zone safety generally. By the time this session is over, you will be able to recognize the hazards of flagging; identify different sections of a temporary traffic control zone; understand the temporary traffic control plan and your responsibilities as a flagger; use signaling devices effectively; and position warning signs, tapers, and flagging stations safely.
Gas Safety for Construction Workers-Spanish
The main objective of this session is to make sure you, as a construction worker, know the broad scope of gas safety and what is required to comply with the law. By the time the session is over, you will understand why gas safety is important, what the OSHA standards are, procedures to stay safe when working with gas, and your responsibilities for gas safety.
Hazard Communication and GHS: What Employees Need to Know (Spanish)
El objetivo principal de esta sesión es enseñarle sobre la comunicación de riesgos. Al finalizar esta sesión, usted será capaz de reconocer las sustancias químicas peligrosas; entender los riesgos que representan; interpretar la información de las etiquetas de sustancias químicas; entender las hojas de datos de seguridad o SDS; protegerse de los riesgos físicos y de salud, y responder a las emergencias.
Introduction to Rough Terrain Forklift Safety—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to discuss rough terrain forklift safety. By the time this session is over, you should be able to identify rough terrain forklift hazards; understand stability principles; follow basic safety rules; inspect forklifts and worksites for safety; and prevent tipovers.
Lead Safety in Construction—Spanish
The objective of this training session is to protect your health and keep you productive. At the end of the training session, you will be able to understand lead hazards, exposure, and control; respiratory protection; medical surveillance; information about chelating agents; engineering controls and work practices; and your right to access medical and air sampling records. You’ll also be able to see a copy of the OSHA lead standard for construction.
Permit-Required Confined Space Rescue for Supervisors—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to review the requirements for successful confined space rescue operations. By the time the session is over, you will be able to recognize confined space hazards; plan for rescues; evaluate rescue services; differentiate among types of rescues; train and equip a rescue team; and identify the phases of a rescue operation.
Permit-Required Confined Spaces: Attendant (Spanish)
This training session will help you identify the hazards of confined space entry, including the signs, symptoms, behavioral effects, and consequences of hazard exposure of authorized confined space entrants.
Permit-Required Confined Spaces: Entrant (Spanish)
This online confined space training for entrants course will teach Spanish-speaking employees to recognize the hazards of confined space entry, including the signs and symptoms of exposure to hazards. The training course will also teach employees how to test and monitor for hazards that include atmospheric dangers as well as how to work closely with the attendant to enable him or her to monitor your exposure to dangerous situations.
Portable Power Tool Safety—Spanish
This training session discusses safety when using portable power tools. As we will see, using portable power tools can be hazardous if you do not use them safely, but there are a number of safety guidelines you can follow to prevent injuries.
Powered Platform Safety—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to talk about powered platform safety features and procedures. By the time this session is over, you should be able to identify powered platform components, recognize platform safety features, understand inspection requirements, use personal fall arrest systems properly, follow safe work practices, and act effectively in an emergency.
In the construction industry, dangerous fuels such as oil and gasoline are materials handled every day. Understanding their hazards and taking precautions when handling, dispensing, and storing them can save lives. This online course focuses on refueling equipment safety.
Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction: Preventing Exposure
This Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction presentation will help prepare workers at construction sites to recognize potential exposures to hazardous silica dust and take measures to prevent exposure. At the end of the presentation workers will be able to describe respirable crystalline silica and the health effects of exposure to silica dust, at-risk activities on construction worksites that involve airborne release of silica dust, and how to take effective precautions to prevent exposure.
Respiratory Protection (Spanish)
Millions of workers wear respirators in workplaces across a wide variety of industries to protect against airborne contaminants and poor oxygen environments. But just wearing a respirator is not enough. Respirator users must know how to properly fit, use, inspect, and maintain their respirators to fully protect against respiratory hazards. This course will help you recognize respiratory hazards in your workplace and show you how to use and maintain respirators to keep yourself safe. By the end of the training, you will be able to identify common respiratory hazards and explain why respirators are necessary to protect against these hazards; describe how a respirator operates and recognize the capabilities and limitations of each type of respirator; safely wear and use your respirator; properly inspect, maintain, and store your respirator; recognize emergency situations and medical symptoms that limit the effective use of respirators; and summarize your employer’s obligations under the Respiratory Protection Standard. This course does not address the requirements for employees who voluntarily use respirators or for interior structural firefighters.
Safe Forklift Operation — Spanish
This course is designed to help you become a better and safer forklift operator. If you’re an experienced operator, this course may remind you of safe habits and work practices that you might have forgotten. If you’re a new operator, this course will describe the operating practices you need to follow to be a safe operator.
Scaffolds in Construction—Spanish
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed scaffolding standards that set performance-orientated criteria that, when followed, will help protect you from scaffolding hazards such as falls, structural instability, falling objects, overloading, and electrocution. This online construction scaffold safety training course teaches employees the basic background for scaffolding safety.
Trenching: Competent Person—Spanish
This online trenching safety training session for the “competent person” is intended to provide a background of information on which to begin building the competent person’s experience. This course will teach employees to recognize the hazards associated with trenches and understand the protective systems for trenches and the hazards and prevention measures for the activities associated with excavation.
Underground Construction: Tunneling—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to help you understand the OSHA regulation for protecting the safety and health of underground construction workers. By the end of this session, you will understand the critical role of what the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) terms a “competent person” in maintaining jobsite safety; see what’s needed to keep everyone connected and aware; know what protections you have for ventilation, illumination, and air monitoring; list site-control procedures that are designed to protect workers; know the minimum requirements for air and light, which are critical concerns for all underground workers; understand the rules for special situations when projects include drilling and blasting, the use of cranes and hoists, or working with gas underground; learn what emergency procedures must be in place at all times, even if just one person is underground; and know what records must be kept on air quality and potentially dangerous exposures that are available to workers during and after a project.
Welding and Cutting Safety for Construction Workers—Spanish
The objectives of this session are to discuss important safety points about welding and cutting. By the end of the session, you will be able to identify the major safety and health hazards, know the different welding processes, select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), and implement controls needed to prevent or control fires.
Working in Cold Conditions—Spanish
Cold conditions present hazards that may seriously impact worker health and safety. The objective of this online training course is for employees to review the hazards posed by cold conditions and learn valuable methods for preventing and responding to health or safety incidents. At the end of this training session, employees will be able to understand the body’s reaction to cold conditions, recognize and respond to cold-related illnesses and injuries, know the risk factors of working in cold conditions, and take preventive actions to minimize these risk factors.
Working in Hot Conditions—Spanish
If you work outdoors in hot weather or indoors with no cooling system, it comes with the territory that you may sometimes feel hot and uncomfortable. While being hot may sometimes be unavoidable, if you get too overheated and dehydrated, it could be downright dangerous. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses, and that’s what this training session is all about.
Working Safely Around Heavy Equipment—Spanish
A construction site is an inherently dangerous workplace. You must pay attention not only to what you are doing but also to what other workers around you are doing. The main goal of this session is to help you understand how important it is to work safely near heavy equipment. At the end of the session, you will be able to understand the leading causes of heavy equipment-related accidents, identify dangers associated with heavy equipment, discuss what OSHA regulations say about working safely on or near heavy equipment, and learn basic precautions to stay safe on the worksite.
Working Safely Near Power Lines—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to help you understand how important it is to work safely near power lines. This session is intended for general construction workers. At the end of the training session, you will be able to understand the major causes of power line-related accidents, identify dangers associated with power lines, find out what Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations say about power line safety, learn preventive measures to stay safe, and get some tips on what to do in case of an emergency.
Working Safely Outdoors—Spanish
The main objective of this session is to provide you with the information you need to work safely outdoors. By the time the session is over, you will be able to identify outdoor hazards; take proper precautions to prevent injury or illness; and apply effective first aid in the event of an injury or exposure.