OSHA 502: Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers

Course Description

Maintain your construction industry trainer status. Become familiar with recent changes to OSHA's most common hazards and violations. Construction industry voluntary compliance outreach trainers must take this update course every four years. If your card has expired, you must retake the OSHA 500 course and exam.  

Course ID: OTI 0502P
Course Format: Classroom

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
  • Note: If you see a "register" button below, it indicates you have requested and been approved to register for that particular section

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Jun 12, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $640 18112
Section Details Jul 10, 2018 Jul 12, 2018 Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $640 18013
Section Details Oct 2, 2018 Oct 4, 2018 Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $640 18113
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14022 Jul 15, 2014 Jul 17, 2014 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $580
14023 Oct 7, 2014 Oct 9, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $580
15135 Jan 13, 2015 Jan 15, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $640
15136 Mar 31, 2015 Apr 2, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $640
15137 Jun 2, 2015 Jun 4, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $640
15138 Jul 14, 2015 Jul 16, 2015 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $640
15139 Oct 6, 2015 Oct 8, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $640
16142 Jan 12, 2016 Jan 14, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $640
16143 Apr 5, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $640
16144 Jun 14, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $640


Who Should Attend

Private-sector personnel who have completed the OSHA 500 or OSHA 502 instructor course

How You Will Benefit

  • Locate and apply recently adopted or revised OSHA construction industry safety and health standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Recommend current OSHA construction requirements and policies.

  • Describe new construction standards.

  • Identify training material resources.

  • Apply techniques and resources used by other construction outreach trainers.

  • Provide a general overview of construction safety practices.


  • OSHA inspection policy updates

  • OSHA procedures and standards updates

  • Safety and health program management

  • Training techniques



  • Photo identification (present at check-in)
  • Current copy of OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Construction Safety Standard
  • Current trainer card or transcript of last OSHA 500 or OSHA 502 course completed (as part of the pre-requisite process referenced above)


  • Laptop computer and/or flash drive with training material to facilitate class presentation

For Course-Related Questions

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