OSHA 10-Hour
General Industry Training

April 23-24, 2024 | 9am – 3pm
LOCATION: MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center
25 Elm Street, Suite 203, New Bedford, MA 02740

The OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training

This two-day training program is intended to provide entry level general industry workers information about how to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job related hazards on a job site, as well their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. The general industry setting includes health care, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and retail. The training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control, and prevention, not OSHA standards. The course is designed for all workers having an interest in OSHA and OSHA compliance, including warehousing and manufacturing employees, general industry managers, and supervisors. ). 


TNEC tailors the mix of topics presented to the needs of the course participants. TNEC trainers utilize the Small Group Activity Method of training to help class participants better understand and retain the content of the training.

The 10-hour course consists of: 

  1. Introduction to OSHA; includes rights, responsibilities, worker health and safety resources.
  2. Walking and Working Surfaces, including Fall Protection
  3. Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection
  4. Electrical
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Hazard Communication
  7. Hazardous Materials
  8. Materials Handling
  9. Machine Guarding
  10. Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
  11. Bloodborne Pathogens
  12. Ergonomics
  13. Safety and Health Program

* A contract courses can also be delivered at a company’s or agency’s site anywhere in New England or at our training center at UMass Lowell

Contact information for MassHire New Bedford: 

Rodney Solomon, Director
Tel: 774.762.5078
Email:  rsolomon@masshiregnbcc.com
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Since 1987, The New England Consortium (TNEC), based at UMass Lowell, has delivered worker health and safety training to companies, organizations, and communities throughout New England. TNEC specializes in the small-group method of instruction to provide participatory, interactive, hands-on training in hazardous materials operations, emergency response, disaster preparedness, infectious disease preparedness, construction safety, and a wide range of general workplace health and safety topics.