OSHA 500 – Trainer Course in Occupational Safety & Health Standards for the Construction Industry

This course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10 and 30-hour general industry safety and health Outreach training program to their employees and other interested groups. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, to conduct both 10- and 30-hour Construction Outreach classes, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.


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Course Length Contact Hours Course Fee Prerequisites
4 days 26 $845.00 Yes

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Course Description

This course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour construction safety and health Outreach Training Program to their employees and other interested groups. Using OSHA Construction Standards as a guide, special emphasis is placed on those topics required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as those which are most hazardous. Students are briefed on effective instructional approaches and use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, to conduct both 10- and 30-hour Construction Outreach classes, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion. Students who wish to participate as authorized Outreach trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.

Topics include:

  • Safety and Health Programs
  • Fall Protection
  • Stairways/Ladders
  • Scaffolds
  • Fire Protection
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Welding & Cutting
  • Health Hazards
  • PPE
  • Electrical Standards
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Concrete and Masonry
  • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists
  • Material Handling
  • Excavation
  • Confined Spaces
  • General Safety and Health Provisions
  • Demolition
  • Steel Erection
  • Outreach Training Program Requirements
  • Training Techniques

Course Includes:

  • Student binder
  • OSHA CFR 1926
  • USB which includes:
    • PowerPoint Presentation
    • Video clips
    • Test Questions
    • Additional resource information
  • Lunch and refreshments for in-person classes

Prerequisites

Students must successfully complete the OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction no more than seven (7) years prior and have five (5) years of safety and health work experience in the construction industry. A degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation may be substituted for two (2) years of work related experience. Authorized OSHA Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA #502 Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers at least once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

Prerequisite Verification Form

A completed Prerequisite Verification Form (PVF) is required to be submitted as part of the the registration process. The completed PVF should be sent to info@oshamidatlantic.org.

Download a copy of our PVF Checklist to assist you in filling out the PVF.


Upcoming Course Schedule