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Just wondering if any of you contractors make your employees take part in or require your employees to successfully pass an OSHA 10 class. Would this help your insurance rates?

I found a $25 OSHA 10 on-line class.
http://www.careersafeonline.com

I will be starting this tomorrow :thumbsup: because it will make me more employable.
 

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Our hall makes all members get OSHA 30 now. There's a lot of jobs that require it and they were finding it hard at times to man the jobs. Like you said, this makes all the men more employable.
 

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our workcomp carrier puts on a free class so even the office girls have an OSHA 10 card. We used it as a selling point with property management companies.
That is really interesting, I'll have to check with ours to see what perks are available. I never even thought to look or ask.

Although, a $25.00 class is nice as well.

I will pretty much reimburse or pay for education related to what we do, it doesn't make sense to not have a highly educated workforce.
 

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Just wondering if any of you contractors make your employees take part in or require your employees to successfully pass an OSHA 10 class. Would this help your insurance rates?

I found a $25 OSHA 10 on-line class.
http://www.careersafeonline.com

I will be starting this tomorrow :thumbsup: because it will make me more employable.
Don't bother with the OSHA 10. I took the 10 and found out 6 months later that I needed the OSHA 30 to work on a particular job. I was an employee at the time so it only cost me the time. It was still frustrating to waste 10 hours the first time.
 

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I thought the 10 would be a prerequisite. So go for the 30 right off the bat?

Also is it true that the OSHA 10 would not require any further CE or fees? Is the 30 the same way?

BTW were you at the BP job?
 

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I think the Adult CPR and Bloodborn Pathogen cards have expiration dates on them.

I know that some facilities want you to have OSHA 30 and if it's over 3 years old they want you to take the OSHA 10 as a refresher course.
CPR is good for 3 years if you do AHA 2 if you take the Red Cross. Bloodborn pathogens needs to be renewed annually.

Career Safe is what the tech school I went to in high school used. It was a decent class but boring as hell.
 

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yes, if you take the ten hour and then need the30 hour you will be repeating the 10 hour.. just take the 30, if you can get it overwith. also you will need to update every 3 with the10, even if you had the 30:blink:
 

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Not here.

AHA is good for 2 years, Red Cross is good for 1 year
Whoops my mistake you are correct on those numbers. I confused CPR with my EMT cert which is 3 I knew Red Cross was one less than AHA. Hell I can't even keep up with AHA since they keep changing the standards.
 

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What would you suggest General or Construction?
Make sure you do Construction! On that site I pasted in my first post it is called CS 107. EDIT: OOPS sorry I see you want to do the 30 hour. The one I posted is for the 10 hour. my bad

I started my OSHA 10 today. so freakin boring. I did learn a bunch of new stuff about the rules and operations. I'm about 30% done.

I'm going to finish this 10 hour class on line. If the employer wants 30 they can pay me to do that. :)
 

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I passed!

FYI. It takes more than 10 hours to complete on line. Took me an extra 4 hours total. So your looking at a min of 14 hours to fully complete the class.

Some modules take an hour to complete and some .5 to .75 hrs. At the end of each module they give a 10 question test. I did not have to re-take any of the tests. All tests need a 70% to pass.

At the end of all the modules there is a final exam. 25 questions.

I did the whole thing in 3 different days. You cannot do it one day because OSHA has a 7.5 hour max per day. 2 days is not a problem.

After completion of the course your OSHA card will arrive in 6-8 weeks. You can print a temporary certificate from the Career safe website upon completion.

I did learn a few of things. :thumbsup:
 

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During OSHA 30 I learned how to sleep with my eyes opened.
Yeah but you were in a class room!

When doing it on line it becomes very real when taking the tests because if you fail a test 3x you will have redo all the modules from the beginning. Even failing a test one time will add more time to the already 14 hours!
 

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I passed!

FYI. It takes more than 10 hours to complete on line. Took me an extra 4 hours total. So your looking at a min of 14 hours to fully complete the class.

Some modules take an hour to complete and some .5 to .75 hrs. At the end of each module they give a 10 question test. I did not have to re-take any of the tests. All tests need a 70% to pass.

At the end of all the modules there is a final exam. 25 questions.

I did the whole thing in 3 different days. You cannot do it one day because OSHA has a 7.5 hour max per day. 2 days is not a problem.

After completion of the course your OSHA card will arrive in 6-8 weeks. You can print a temporary certificate from the Career safe website upon completion.

I did learn a few of things. :thumbsup:
You didn't do it right, when we did it in tech it took us all less than 10 we went back and just let moduals play to get the requisite 10.
 
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