OSHA 500 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry
This course is designed for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10 and 30 hour construction safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10 and 30 hour programs, as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program and to conduct both 10 and 30 hour construction safety and health courses and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.
Note: Students in course #500 who wish to participate as authorized trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a one-hour presentaiton on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of thecourse. Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend course #502 at least once every four years to maintain their trainer status.
Prerequisites: OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry (OSHA 510) and five years of construction safety experience. A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two years of experience.
When you complete this course you will be able to:
- Find correct OSHA standards in 29 CFR 1926.
- Identify the common causes of accidents and fatalities in hazardous areas of construction.
- Understand basic instructional approaches and the use of visual aids and handouts.
- Identify abatement techniques for hazards found in construction.
You will take home:
- A wallet card authorizing you as a 10- and 30-hour Construction Industry Outreach Program Trainer.
- Complimentary copy of 29 CFR 1926.
- A detailed work manual. After the course, it becomes a valuable reference that helps to implement the skills learned from this course.
- Field Inspection Reference Manual (FIRM). The new manual used by OSHA compliance officers for inspections.
- Charts of the most frequently cited standards
- Sample course outlines for the 10- and 30-hour courses.
Note: Students in course #500 who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a one-hour presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course. Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #502 at least once every four years to maintian their trainer status.
|1/28-31||8am - 5pm||4||CSUDH||$725||TBA|
|3/11-14||8am - 5pm||4||Riverside||$725||TBA|
|5/4-5, 18-19||8am - 5pm||4||Santa Ana||$725||TBA|
|8/5-8, 12-15||5:30 - 10pm||8||CSUDH||$725||TBA|
|10/5-6, 12-13||8am - 5pm||4||Riverside||$725||TBA|
|11/18-21||8am - 5pm||4||CSUDH||$725||TBA|
ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this course. The course contains 30 hours which can be claimed for CM credit.