OSHA 500: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction Industry
Important Course Information
This course requires an application and approval prior to registration.
Use OSHA standards to learn effective training techniques with a special emphasis on the most hazardous areas in construction. This course is for private- and public-sector workers interested in developing safety and health programs in construction. Successfully complete the course and pass a multiple-choice test to become an outreach trainer, authorized to conduct both 10- and 30-hour construction courses. Construction industry outreach trainers must take OSHA 502 every four years to maintain their status as an outreach trainer.
Five years of construction safety experience (Training which may substitute for two years of safety experience: a college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation)
Who Should Attend
Safety Professionals, Supervisors, Mangers and individuals interested in becoming an OSHA Outreach Trainer in the Construction Industry
How You Will Benefit
Learn effective instructional approaches and the use of visual aids/handouts
Define construction terms found in OSHA standards
Present effective safety and health training programs in accordance with OSHA's construction standards, regulations, and guidelines
Identify hazards that occur in the construction industry and determine appropriate standards
Prepare reports citing conditions found
Identify methods to correct hazards
Health hazards and PPE
Walking and working surfaces
Scaffolding and trenching
Outreach training program
Cranes and rigging
Ladders and stairways
Tools and welding
Confined space entry
OSHA standards and safety programs
OSHA inspections, targeting, penalties
Photo identification (present at check-in)
Current copy of OSHA's 29 CFR 1926 Construction Safety Standard
Laptop computer to facilitate the preparation and delivery of class presentation
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