Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Construction Steel Erection Safety Training


Steel is the essential part of any construction activity. The risks and dangers involved in erecting steel can vary depending upon the nature and scale of the construction sites.

The purpose of this online training course is to educate students and workers about the safety aspects as prescribed by OSHA over steel election and associated hazards in construction industry. The course also addresses various common hazards that can differ in various work environments and stages, designs that can prevent or isolate such hazards and healthy practices followed to quell the possibility of injury. Our online course addresses national safety regulations that oversee the standard practices for steel erection activities and provides reasons for its existence and compliance procedures.

Governing regulations

This online training course meets the regulatory conditions for training students as per OSHA 29 CFR § 1926 Subpart R Construction Steel Erection Standard.

Course Overview

This health and safety course with relate to hazards and risks involved in steel erection within the construction industry discusses the potential danger due to fall, unsteady structure, injury due to falling objects etc during construction. The course has been planned to make students understand the safety regulations as prescribed by OSHA 1926 Sub part R, and all the basic safety rules it preach.

Who Must Take this Course?

As per the regulations, before the start of the construction process, employers must ensure that all their workers get adequate training to handle steel erection comfortably and safely thus ensuring overall safety for all at the construction sites.

Course Format

Our Construction Steel Erection Training course has been made to provide students excellent course material which includes easy understanding content, case studies, graphical and audio explanations and large number of practice questions for better performance in final exam.

Students completing this online training course successfully will be provides with a hard copy of completion certificate along with a printable wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each successful participant will be eligible to receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) certification at the end of the course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Steel Erection Safety Training
    • Key Terms
    • High-Risk Activities
    • Structures Where Steel Erection May Take Place
    • Hazards in Construction
    • Applicable Regulations
  • Before Work Begins
    • Preplanning
    • Site-Specific Erection Plan
    • Training
  • Falls and Falling Objects
    • General Fall Protection
    • Guardrail Criteria
    • Safety Net Systems
    • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
    • Positioning Device Systems
    • Ladder Safety
    • Scaffold Safety
    • Falling Objects
  • Hoisting and Rigging
    • General Hoisting and Rigging Safety
    • Inspection of Cranes
    • Working Under Loads
    • Multiple Lift Rigging Procedures
  • Structural Steel Assembly
    • Structural Stability
    • Walking and Working Surfaces
    • Plumbing-up
    • Metal Decking-Hoisting and Placement
    • Roof and Floor Holes and Openings
    • Other Provisions
  • Beams and Columns
    • Beams and Columns in General
    • Column Anchorage
    • Other Considerations
  • Open Web Steel Joists
    • Open Web Joists in General
    • Field-Bolting at the Column
    • Alternative Stabilization
    • Attachment of Steel Joists
    • Erection of Steel Joists
    • Erection Bridging-Short to Mid-Length Spans
    • Erection Bridging-Long Spans
    • Bolted Diagonal Bridging
    • Landing and Placing Loads
  • Systems-Engineered Metal Buildings
    • Solid Web Structural Steel
    • Joists and Other Elements
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam