Steel Erection (Construction)

Overview :

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) designs and enforces standards to assure a safe work environment for America's workers. Because workers involved in steel erection face specific hazards, there are OSHA safety guidelines set in place to address and help minimize those hazards.

This course covers the OSHA Construction standards for employees involved in steel erection activities. Topics include the scope of the regulation, the training an employer is required to provide employees regarding steel erection safety, and specific regulations concerning common processes in steel construction.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the scope of OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1926, Subpart R and components of the regulation that cover pre-erection activities

  • Identify the OSHA requirements for steel erection activities.


This course is for all employees involved in the construction, alteration, or repair of buildings, bridges and other structures made of steel.


OSHA - 29 CFR 1926, Subpart R - Steel Erection

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method



This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Credits.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council, as the parent company of National Safety Training, has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.