Professional Education Course

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

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Course Title: OSHA 501: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
Program ID: OTI 501P Subject: Safety & Health Training

Important Course Information

APPLY FOR OSHA 501

This course requires an application and approval prior to registration. Click here for instructions

 

2014 Schedule
Course Fees:
$795 course, $35 book (29 CFR 1910)

  • Dec 8-12, 2014 - Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (Atlanta, GA) - CRN 14018

2015 Schedule
Course Fees:
$875 course, $39 book (29 CFR 1910)

  • Feb 2-6, 2015 - Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (Atlanta, GA) - CRN 15128
  • March 23-27, 2015 - Georgia Tech Savannah (Savannah, GA) - CRN 15129
  • April 27-May 1, 2015 - Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (Atlanta, GA) - CRN 15130
  • June 15-19, 2015 - Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (Atlanta, GA) - CRN 15131
  • Aug 17-21, 2015 - Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (Atlanta, GA) - CRN 15132
  • Oct 12-16, 2015 - Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (Atlanta, GA) - CRN 15133
  • Dec 7-11, 2015 - Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (Atlanta, GA) - CRN 15134

Identification Required

Participants must present photo identification upon course check-in and onsite registration. The Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute Education Center will verify the identity of each individual attending an OSHA course.

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.

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

What Is Covered

  • 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

Course Materials

All students are required to bring a current copy of OSHA's 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standard (1900-1910.999 and 1910.1000 to end) is required for the course. If you already have a copy, bring it with you to class. If you don't have a current copy you may order one at time of registration.

Student Requirements

It is recommended that you bring a laptop to class to facilitate the preparation and delivery of your class presentation.

Prerequisites

This course requires an application and approval prior to registration. Click here for instructions

Participants are required to have both:

  1. Five years of general industry safety experience (a college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two years of experience) AND
  2. OTI 511 course completion

NOTE: If your Outreach Trainer status has been expired for more than 10 years, you will be required to attend OSHA 511: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and meet the five-year experience requirement. You will then be required to retake the OSHA 501.

Course Administrator

Myrtle Turner

Course Notes

Parking Pass

When you register, you may choose to purchase a parking pass for an additional fee (Atlanta offerings only). The pass is valid for parking in the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center parking deck.

Certificate Information

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