OSHA 501 – Trainer Course in Occupational Safety & Health Standards for General Industry

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. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, to conduct both 10- and 30-hour General Industry 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 general industry safety and health Outreach training program to their employees and other interested groups. Using the OSHA General Industry 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 General Industry Outreach classes, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion. Students who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry 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:

  • OSH Act, and OSHA Standards
  • Recordkeeping
  • Walking & Working Surfaces
  • Means of Egress & Fire Protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Lockout / Tagout
  • Welding, Cutting & Brazing
  • Electrical Standards & Work Practices
  • Hazard Communication
  • Confined Space
  • Safety & Health Problems
  • Hand & Power Tools
  • Outreach Training Program Requirements
  • Training Techniques

Course Includes:

  • Student binder
  • OSHA CFR 1910
  • 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 #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry no more than seven (7) years prior and have five (5) years of safety and health work experience in general 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. Students should obtain guidance on whether they meet this requirement from the OSHA Training Institute Education Center where they intend to receive the training. Authorized OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA #503 Update for General 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