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.

Course Description

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.


CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15122 Mar 23, 2015 Mar 27, 2015 Classroom Savannah, GA $875
15123 Apr 27, 2015 May 1, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15124 Jun 15, 2015 Jun 19, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15125 Aug 17, 2015 Aug 21, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15126 Oct 12, 2015 Oct 16, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15127 Dec 7, 2015 Dec 11, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875

Special Discounts

There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Groups: Groups of three or more from the same company can receive 10% off any OSHA, EST, or HAZ course – Use coupon code GROUP

Georgia Tech Employees: Georgia Tech employees receive 50% off any OSHA, EST, or HAZ course – Use coupon code GT-50



  • Application approval from the Georgia Tech OSHA Training Office (see above for the application process)
  • OTI 0510P-OSHA 510 -Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction Industry
  • 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


  • Training techniques

  • Hazard communication

  • Health hazards and PPE

  • Walking and working surfaces

  • Scaffolding and trenching

  • Outreach training program

  • Electrical

  • Cranes and rigging

  • Ladders and stairways

  • Tools and welding

  • Confined space entry

  • Concrete construction

  • Steel erection

  • OSHA recordkeeping

  • 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

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET