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Demolition and Blasting

Demolition is the process of dismantling, razing, destroying, wrecking, and removing buildings or structures.


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Demolition and Blasting regulations fall under CFR 1926.850 and CFR 1926.909.

Government Requirements:
29 CFR 1926.850
29 CFR 1926.909

Who Needs this Training?
Workers who perform demolition and blasting work will need this training to remain safe while working on demolition sites.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified:
Workers who remain untrained and uncertified are at greater risk than those who have received training and certification. Untrained workers risk personal injury, injury to others, and property damage.

Included Topics:
By the end of this course, we will have covered the following topics:
Introduction – 0:18
Topic 1: Introduction – 5:14
Topic 2: Site Preparation – 2:07
Topic 3: Demolition – 2:53
Topic 4: Blasting and Explosives – 4:23
Topic 5: Worker Protection – 1:53
Topic 6: Debris Removal – 2:47
Summary – 0:35

Course Layout:
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes and Final Knowledge Check.

Course Duration:
A minimum of 30 minutes is required to complete this course.

OSHA requires annual recertification for workers where occupational exposure takes place.

Certificate of Completion:
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.