OSHA 6005: Collateral Duty for Other Federal Agencies

Course Description

Gain an overview of the OSHA Act, Executive Order 12196, 29 CFR 1960, and 29 CFR 1910, enabling you to recognize basic safety and health hazards in the workplace. Effectively assist agency safety and health officers in their inspection and abatement efforts. Learn how the OSHA numbering system works. Identify the applicable standard for about 40 hazardous conditions.

Learn the process of a site inspection. Visit a government facility to evaluate and document observed hazards. Research and select applicable standards for observed hazards. Present your findings to the class.

Course ID: OTI 6005P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

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 Nov 6, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $440 18087
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
17580 Nov 14, 2017 Nov 17, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $440

Who Should Attend

Those who must assist agency safety and health officers in their inspection and abatement efforts

How You Will Benefit

  • Describe the OSH Act, 29 CFR 1960, and 29 CFR 1910
  • Describe major provisions of Executive Order 12196
  • Identify selected safety and health hazards and corresponding OSHA standards, such as machine guarding, portable tools, welding, cutting, and brazing
  • Describe abatement methods for selected safety and health hazards, such as hazardous materials
  • Explain and apply workplace inspection procedures consistent with established OSHA policies, procedures, and directives


  • Hazard communication
  • Inspection field trip, write-up, and review
  • Introduction to accident investigation
  • Introduction to the OSH Act and 29 CFR 1960
  • Introduction to OSHA standards and hazard violation workshop and review
  • Office safety
  • Walking and working surfaces
  • Means of egress and fire protection
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Material handling
  • Electrical standards
  • Introduction to industrial hygiene



  • Photo identification (present at check-in)
  • Safety shoes
  • Safety glasses
  • Appropriate clothing for field exercises
  • Current copy of OSHA's 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Safety Standard

For Course-Related Questions

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