OSHA 10-Hour for Arborists
This OSHA 10 hour training program is an OSHA General Industry 10 hour training with special
emphasis for entry level arboricultural workers on the requirements of the American National Standards
Institute (ANSI) Z133 Safety Requirements for Arboricultural Operations. This course provides
arboricultural workers and allied trades (general industry) workers “awareness level” training and is
intended to increase awareness of certain factors that may contribute to injuries among arboricultural
craft personnel and allied trades and suggests practices that reduce the risk of injury.
Information about OSHA as well other consensus standards workers must follow regarding their rights, employer responsibilities, how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site are also covered. The training covers a variety of general industry safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a work site. This training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, and is NOT a course on OSHA or ANSI standards. Instructional time must be a minimum of 10 hours, with a maximum of 7.5 hours taught per day. This course is not intended to provide “Competent Person” or “Qualified Person” level training. Below is a list of the topics covered during this course.
Maximum Class Size: 40 students
This course meets the ANSI / ASSE Z490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training as well as OSHA 1910.