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.  Click "Request Approval" to begin.

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.

Sections

CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15123 Apr 27, 2015 May 1, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15651 Jun 15, 2015 Jun 19, 2015 Classroom Greenville, SC $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
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
13053 Feb 4, 2013 Feb 8, 2013 Classroom $795
13054 Apr 29, 2013 May 3, 2013 Classroom $795
13055 Jun 24, 2013 Jun 28, 2013 Classroom $795
13056 Aug 19, 2013 Aug 23, 2013 Classroom $795
13057 Oct 28, 2013 Nov 1, 2013 Classroom $795
13058 Dec 9, 2013 Dec 13, 2013 Classroom $795
14007 Jun 23, 2014 Jun 27, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
14008 Aug 18, 2014 Aug 22, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
14009 Sep 15, 2014 Sep 19, 2014 Classroom Savannah, GA $795
14010 Oct 20, 2014 Oct 24, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795

Prerequisites

Required

  • 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

Content

  • 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

Materials

Required

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

Recommended

  • 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

Instructors