Course Descriptions

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Safety and Health
The 10-hour General Industry Safety and Health course is intended to provide entry level general industry workers a broad awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a general industry site.  The training covers a variety of safety and health topics a worker may encounter at a general industry site.  OSHA recommends this training as an orientation to occupational safety and health.  Upon completion, attendees will receive a certificate and a 10-hour course completion card.

OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety and Health
The 10-hour Construction Safety and Health course is intended to provide entry level construction workers a general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site.  The training covers a variety of construction safety and health topics a worker may encounter at a construction site.  OSHA recommends this training as an orientation to occupational safety and health.  Upon completion, attendees will receive a certificate and a 10-hour course completion card.

OSHA 500 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction
This course is designed for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour construction safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups.  Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.  Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts.
Prerequisites: OSHA 510 and five years of construction safety experience. A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation in the applicable training area may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
NOTE:  Students who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.  Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend OSHA 502 at least once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.
           
OSHA 501 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry
This course is designed for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups.  Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.  Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts.
Prerequisites: OSHA 511 and five years of general industry safety experience. A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation in the applicable training area may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
NOTE:  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 topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.  Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend OSHA 503 at least once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

OSHA 502 - Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers
This course is designed for personnel in the private sector who have completed OSHA 500 - Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry and who are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program. It provides an update on such topics as OSHA construction standards, policies, and regulations.  
Prerequisites: OSHA 500
NOTE:  Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain their trainer status.  Prior to registration, students must provide a copy of their current trainer card for validation.

OSHA 503 - Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers
This course is designed for private sector personnel who have completed OSHA 501 - Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and who are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program. It provides an update on OSHA general industry standards and OSHA policies.
Prerequisites: OSHA 501
NOTE:  Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain their trainer status.  Prior to registration, students must provide a copy of their current trainer card for validation.

OSHA 510 - Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction
This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA construction standards.  Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.
Prerequisites: None

OSHA 511 - Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 521 - Occupational Safety and Health Administration Guide to Industrial Hygiene
This course addresses industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Topics include permissible exposure limits, OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, hazard communication, OSHA sampling procedures and strategy, workplace health program elements, and other industrial hygiene topics. The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards and a safety and health program workshop.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 2015 - Hazardous Materials
This shortened version of #2010 covers OSHA general industry standards and integrates materials from other consensus and proprietary standards that relate to hazardous materials. Included are flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids. Related processes such as spraying and dipping are covered, as well as electrical equipment.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 2045 - Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards
This shortened version of #2040 familiarizes the student with various types of common machinery and the related safety standards. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various kinds of machinery and the control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout). The course presents an approach to machinery inspection that enables participants to recognize hazards and to provide options to achieve abatement. These hazards include mechanical motions and actions created by points of operation and other machinery processes.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 2225 - Respiratory Protection
This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of a respirator program. Topics include terminology, OSHA standards, NIOSH certification, and medical evaluation recommendations.  Program highlights include laboratories on respirator selection, qualitative fit testing, and the use of a large array of respiratory and support equipment for hands-on training.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 2250 - Principles of Ergonomics
This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control work place conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition, and lifting and transfers in health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment, laboratory sessions in manual lifting, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies.
Prerequisites:  None

 OSHA 2264 - Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
This course is designed to enable students to recognize, evaluate, prevent, and abate safety and health hazards associated with confined space entry. Technical topics include the recognition of confined space hazards, basic information about instrumentation used to evaluate atmospheric hazards, and ventilation techniques.  This course features workshops on permit entry classification and program evaluation.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 3010 - Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
This course focuses on OSHA standards and on the safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Students are introduced to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations.  Various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic) are covered.  Testing methods are demonstrated and a one-day field exercise is conducted, allowing students to use instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 3095 - Electrical Standards
This shortened version of OSHA 3090 is designed to provide the student with a survey of OSHA's electrical standards and the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Topics include single- and three-phase systems, cord- and plug-connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety-related work practices. Emphasis is placed on electrical hazard recognition and OSHA policies and procedures.  Students will receive instruction on safe and correct use of their electrical testing equipment.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 3110 - Fall Arrest Systems
This course provides an overview of state-of-the-art technology for fall protection and current OSHA requirements. Topics covered include the principles of fall protection, the components of fall arrest systems, the limitations of fall arrest equipment, and OSHA policies regarding fall protection. Course features a one-day field exercise demonstrating fall protect equipment.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 5600 - Trainer Course for Disaster Site Worker
The Disaster Site Worker Train-the-Trainer Course prepares experienced trainers to present OSHA's 16-hour Disaster Site Worker Course. Trainers for this course need to be able to apply the elements of successful adult training programs, along with specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes to awareness training about safety and health standards at natural and man-made disaster sites.  Trainers are given the opportunity to practice knowledge, skills, and attitudes through discussion, planned exercises, demonstrations, and presentations.  Participants receive lesson plans and training materials for the Disaster Site Worker Course as well as information on training techniques and resources.  Trainers will be expected to present a selected portion of the Disaster Site Worker Course and to use a “presentation evaluation” sheet to evaluate the other presenters.  This course allows the student to become a trainer in the Outreach Program and to conduct the 16-hour Disaster Site Worker Course and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.
Prerequisites:  OSHA 500 or 501, three (3) years safety training experience, and completion of the 40-hour HAZWOPER training.
NOTE:  Students who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.  Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #5602 at least every four years to maintain their trainer status.

OSHA 6000 - Collateral Duty Course for Other Federal Agencies
This course introduces federal agency collateral duty safety and health personnel to the OSH Act, Executive Order 12196, 29 CFR 1960 and 29 CFR 1910. The training enables participants to recognize basic safety and health hazards in the workplace and effectively assist agency safety and health officers with inspection and abatement efforts.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 7000 - Ergonomics Guidelines Training for Nursing Homes
The focus of this one-day course is to use OSHA's Ergonomics Guidelines for Nursing Homes to develop a process to protect workers in nursing homes.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 7100 - Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding
The main focus of this course is to increase the participant's knowledge and skill in proper machine safeguarding techniques, and to highlight the benefits of guarding various types of machinery.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 7200 - Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control for Healthcare
The purpose of this course is to develop a Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Plan for healthcare facilities using a step-by-step approach. Featured topics include an Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, the Exposure Control Plan, Exposure Determination, Methods of Control, Vaccinations and Evaluations, Training and Information, and Record Keeping.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 7400 - Trainer Course in Construction Noise
The primary objectives of this one-day course are to increase the participant's knowledge and skill in construction noise and provide them with materials and guidance for training their workers.
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 7500 - Introduction to Safety and Health Management
Students of this one-day workshop come away with a strong understanding of the benefits of implementing a safety and health management system in the workplace.
Prerequisites: None

OSHA 7510 - Introduction to OSHA for Small Business
This course provides an introduction to OSHA for owners and managers of small businesses, giving them an understanding of OSHA operations and procedures and learn how they can prevent or reduce injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
Prerequisites: None

OSHA 7600 - Disaster Site Worker Course
The goal of this course is to increase the participant’s awareness of the safety and health hazards, including CBRNE agents that may be encountered at a natural or man-made disaster site. 
Prerequisites:  None

OSHA 7845 - Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
This course is designed to assist employers in identifying and fulfilling their responsibilities for posting certain records, maintaining records of illnesses and injuries and reporting specific cases to OSHA.
Prerequisites:  None