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

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.

Important Course Information

This course requires an application and approval prior to registration.  Please review these steps:

  • Login to your existing GTPE account or create a new GTPE account
    • Select "Click Here to Login" button next to the desired course section or
    • Select "Sign In" located at the top right corner of this page
    • Note: if you see the words "My Account" on the top right corner of the page, you are logged in and should see a "Request Approval" button in the section table below
  • Click "Request Approval" button next to the desired course section
  • Upload required documents and submit for approval

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Jun 20, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 16138
Section Details Aug 22, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 16139
Section Details Oct 31, 2016 Nov 4, 2016 Oct 31, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 16140
Section Details Dec 12, 2016 Dec 16, 2016 Dec 12, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 16141
Section Details Feb 6, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Feb 6, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 17138
Section Details Mar 6, 2017 Mar 10, 2017 Mar 6, 2017 Classroom Savannah, GA $875 17140
Section Details Apr 24, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Apr 24, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 17139
Section Details Jun 19, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 Jun 19, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 17141
Section Details Aug 21, 2017 Aug 25, 2017 Aug 21, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 17142
Section Details Oct 30, 2017 Nov 3, 2017 Oct 30, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 17097
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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