OSHA 501: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

Important Course Information

This course requires an application and approval prior to registration.  Click "Request Approval" to begin.

Course Description

Implement in your workplace the OSHA provisions provided by several private- and public-sector personnel representing numerous industries. Learn about your rights and responsibilities under the OSHA Act. Successfully complete the course and pass a multiple-choice test to become an outreach trainer, authorized to conduct both 10- and 30-hour general industry courses. General industry voluntary compliance outreach trainers must take OSHA 503 every four years to maintain their status as an outreach trainer.

Sections

CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15131 Jun 15, 2015 Jun 19, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15132 Aug 17, 2015 Aug 21, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15133 Oct 12, 2015 Oct 16, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15134 Dec 7, 2015 Dec 11, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
13059 Feb 4, 2013 Feb 8, 2013 Classroom $795
13060 Apr 29, 2013 May 3, 2013 Classroom $795
13061 Jun 24, 2013 Jun 28, 2013 Classroom $795
13062 Aug 19, 2013 Aug 23, 2013 Classroom $795
14014 Jun 23, 2014 Jun 27, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
14015 Aug 18, 2014 Aug 22, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
14016 Sep 15, 2014 Sep 19, 2014 Classroom Savannah, GA $795
14017 Oct 20, 2014 Oct 24, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
14018 Dec 8, 2014 Dec 12, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
15128 Feb 2, 2015 Feb 6, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875

Prerequisites

Required

  • Application appoval from the Georgia Tech OSHA Training office (see above for application process)
  • OTI 0511P-OSHA 511 - Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
  • Five years of general industry safety experience (Training which may substitute for two years 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 General Industry

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn effective instructional approaches and the use of visual aids/handouts

  • Locate OSHA safety and health standards, policies, and procedures

  • Describe the use of OSHA standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program

  • Identify common violations of OSHA standards

  • Conduct internal training on OSHA regulations and recordkeeping

Content

  • Introduction to OSHA standards

  • OSHA Act and 29 CFR 1903

  • Citations and proposed penalties

  • Training techniques

  • Means of egress and fire protection

  • Material handling and PPE

  • Outreach training program

  • Electrical safety standards and work practices

  • Hazard communication

  • Industrial hygiene

  • Machine guarding

  • Lockout/tagout

  • Walking and working surfaces

  • OSHA recordkeeping

  • Ergonomics

  • Welding permit-required confined spaces

Materials

Required

  • Photo identification (present at check-in)
  • Current copy of OSHA's 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standard (1900-1910.999 and 1910.1000 to end)

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