10-HR General Industry
10-HR General Industry


  • access_time 10:00 hours / 1.00 CEUs


The NASP 10-hour General Industry training is designed for entry-level workers to act as an orientation to occupational safety and health. This course will help teach you how to improve workplace safety and recognize hazards covered by OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.

As a student, you will learn industry best practices for reducing incidents and injuries, the major hazards you might encounter in general industry work, and solutions to recognize, control, and protect against them.

Students must receive additional training, as required by OSHA standards, on specific hazards of the job in addition to this training. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a NASP 10-Hour General Industry certificate and wallet card.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to:

  • Recognize the OSH Act and the purpose of OSHA
  • Become aware of the OSHA inspection priorities and describe the inspection process
  • Identify the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees under the OSH Act
  • Discuss the major hazards associated with general industry work and how to avoid, protect or control them. This includes:
    • Slips, trips, falls associated with walking and working surfaces
    • Effective egress and fire protection program
    • Outline of the general requirements for general safety standards
    • Flammable and combustible liquids and gasses
    • Hazards of chemicals
    • Electrical hazards
    • Recognize the value of personal protective equipment, usage, and limitations
    • Discuss the basic elements of a safety and health program


The 10-HR General Industry Course is a foundational course that requires no prerequisites.

Continuing Education Units:

One (1.0) CEUs are offered for this course. As an IACET Accredited Provider, NASP offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. CEUs will be reflected on the Certificate upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam. Partial credit or adjusted CEUs will not be awarded for individuals who do not successfully meet the criteria for achievement of CEUs.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have two opportunities to pass each exam.


This course does not require a refresher; however, it is strongly recommended that employees take this course at least once every five years to stay up-to-date regarding regulatory changes.

Non-discrimination Policy:

NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination. View the full document here.

Proprietary Interest Disclosure:

The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.