OSHA 500: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction Industry

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OSHA 500: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction Industry

Course Description

Learn how to become a construction outreach trainer capable of teaching both 10- and 30-hour construction industry courses. You’ll absorb practical training techniques with a special emphasis on the most hazardous areas in construction. This course is for both private- and public-sector workers who want to create safety and health programs in construction. Construction industry outreach trainers must take OSHA 502: Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers every four years to maintain their status as an outreach trainer.

Note: This course requires the use of the Honorlock extension and a webcam for courses that display as “online” in the location field. Visual attendance is mandatory for online courses.

Course Content






Requirements & Materials

Important Information

This course requires the use of Honorlock and a webcam for online exams. The webcam can be the type that's built into your computer or one that plugs in with a USB cable.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • All students MUST have Google Chrome.
  • When taking the exam, students must open Canvas in Google Chrome. When the exam is selected, you will be prompted to add the Honorlock "Extension."  Be sure that your pop-up blocker is turned off as you will receive a pop-up that will tell you to "add extension."
  • Must use either a desktop computer, laptop or Surface Chromebook.
  • Honorlock does NOT support Windows 8, Mac OS 10.11, and MAC OS 10.12.

Although enrollment in online OSHA numbered courses is restricted to students in OSHA's Region IV (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee), individuals who have an established relationship with Georgia Tech (have previously taken courses at Georgia Tech OTIEC), are not prohibited from registering for OSHA numbered online courses if they reside outside of OSHA's Region IV.



  • This course requires an application and approval prior to registration. Instructions available on the website.
  • OSHA 510: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction Industry
  • 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 years of experience)


Required (student must provide)

  • Photo identification (present at check-in)
  • Current copy of OSHA's 29 CFR 1926 Construction Safety Standard


  • Laptop to facilitate the preparation and delivery of class presentation

Provided (student will receive)

  • Notebook with course materials

Course Restrictions

Prior to registration, login to your existing GTPE account or create a new GTPE account:

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Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for supervisors, managers, safety professionals, and others who want to become OSHA Outreach Trainers in the construction industry.

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What You Will Learn

  • OSHA safety and health standards for construction as well as policies and procedures
  • Common violations of these standards
  • How to do internal training on OSHA regulations and record keeping
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How You Will Benefit

  • Understand practical instructional methods and how to use visual aids and handouts.
  • Spot common violations of OSHA construction standards.
  • Learn to communicate how using the OSHA standards and regulations can supplement an ongoing safety and health program.
  • Recognize hazards that occur in the construction industry and how to correct them.
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The solid OSHA curriculum, fueled with hands-on training, and a strong professional network builds you for a successful safety career.

- Rodrigues "Rocky" Smith
Safety Manager


We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

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  • Flexible Schedule
  • Group Training
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  • On-Site Training
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