Certified General Industry Safety Technician - 10 Hour

100% online, self-paced course format

Certification: Certified General Industry Safety Technician – 10 Hour (IASHEP-CGIST)

(Note: Refresher certification is required every three years to maintain professional credential.)

Non-discrimination Policy:

IASHEP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination

Course Description:

IASHEP Certified General Industry Safety Technician -10-hour training (CGIST) course teaches safety awareness and helps each worker recognize and reduce the risks of job site hazards. Our IASHEP Certified General Industry Safety Technician – 10-hour course places special emphasis on hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.

Need College Credit or Wanting To Start Your Safety, Health and Environmental Career, then this course is for you.  Combine the IASHEP 10 hour and then take the IASHEP 30 hour General Industry Safety Technician course and these two courses once you pass our proctored and open book examination is accepted at Columbia Southern University for college credit.

This course focuses on federal OSHA General Industry standards, pointing out any differences with State OSHA standards, and is a proven way to get your IASHEP 10 hour General Industry safety training and achieve the safety level required by your company for work in the general industry. You are encouraged to learn company policies on these subjects, which might be different and more stringent.

Following this IASHEP Certified General Industry Safety Technician – 10 hour training course, students should be able to:

  1. Recognize what worker rights are protected under OSHA
  2. Recognize what responsibilities an employer has under OSHA
  3. Identify major fall hazards
  4. Identify common caught-in or -between hazards
  5. Identify common struck-by hazards
  6. Identify types of electrocution hazards
  7. Identify ways to select appropriate PPE and lifesaving equipment
  8. Identify major health hazards common to general industry
  9. Recognize how to protect oneself from material handling hazards
  10. Identify major hand & power tool hazards
  11. Recognize role of the workforce in improving the current culture
  12. Recognize the role of management in improving the current culture

Intended Audience

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as:

  • General Industry Workers & Inspectors
  • General Industry Foremen and Job Supervisors
  • Beginning Level Safety Professionals,
  • Safety & Health Committee Members
  • Beginning Level Industrial Hygienist
  • Beginning Level Environmental Professionals
  • Building inspectors
  • Government inspectors and others.


Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam.  A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course

After signing up for this course IASHEP will send you a link to the LMS class

This course is also available in classroom and onsite training