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.

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.


CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15129 Mar 23, 2015 Mar 27, 2015 Classroom Savannah, GA $875
15130 Apr 27, 2015 May 1, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
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

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 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


  • 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



  • 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)


  • 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