Construction Spanish for Supervisors
This course will provide information to assist the English-speaking supervisor in dealing with Spanish-speaking construction workers. The course will provide the student with some basic Spanish speaking techniques, pronunciation guidelines and Spanish phrases to enable a baseline ability to communicate in Spanish in the area of construction safety. It is not designed to teach Spanish as a foreign language, for that goes far beyond the scope of this course. The course will also discuss some basic communication issues and Hispanic cultural issues to assist the supervisor in dealing with the Spanish-speaking worker. Upon completion, the student should be able to effectively pronounce words in Spanish, know some key Spanish phrases in the area of construction safety, and have access to or know where to obtain the field handbook, “Construction Spanish,” which can be used to reinforce the knowledge derived from this course. The course will present a number of words and phrases categorized by topics in type of construction exposure similar to the categories used in the subparts for OSHA safety and health regulations for construction, Part 1926. We’ll present the English word or phrase followed by the Spanish translation. The student will be provided text and audio in English and in Spanish. This will not be all inclusive, but will try to focus on the more dangerous and commonly encountered safety and health issues.
This online safety training will present words and phrases, categorized by topics, that are used in subparts for OSHA safety and health regulations for construction. The course offers you the English word or phrase followed by the Spanish translation. The training focuses on dangerous and commonly encountered safety and health issues associated with construction work.