Construction Safety: Struck and Caught Hazards

Overview :

Buy Button OSHA has found that a large number of fatalities in the Construction industry can be tied to struck-by and caught-in or caught-between incidents. Because of the injury and fatality rate associated with these types of incidents, it is extremely important for workers to be aware of potential hazards in the workplace. This course provides information about safety at the workplace. This focuses on struck-by hazards, including vehicles and cranes, falling or flying objects, and masonry walls. It also includes information on these caught-in and caught-between hazards: trenching, unguarded machinery, and equipment.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the struck-by hazards associated with vehicles and cranes, falling or flying objects, and masonry walls, and recognize how to avoid those hazards

  • Identify the caught-in or -between hazards associated with trenching, unguarded machinery, and equipment, and recognize how to avoid those hazards.


Employees working in construction.


OSHA - 29 CFR 1926

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

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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.