OSHA 5600, OSX 963 - Trainer Course for Disaster Site Worker

Dates Meetings Meeting Type Location Fee
November 15-23, 2014 4 Weekday Santa Ana $725
July 20, 21, 22, 23, 2015 4 Weekday Carson $725


Course Description:

This course is designed for individuals interested in teaching OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course, intended for second responders. Using OSHA Standards as a guide, this course places special emphasis on topics which are most hazardous.

Students are provided the opportunity to practice knowledge and skills through discussion, planned exercises, demonstrations, and presentations. Lesson plans and training materials for the OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course are provided. Students who wish to participate as authorized Disaster Site Worker trainers must prepare a presentation on an assigned disaster site worker topic individually or as part of a group. Successful completion of this course authorizes students to become trainers in the Disaster Site Worker Outreach Training Program, to conduct the OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.

Targeted Audience:

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe the purpose and use of an Incident Command System
  2. Recognize disaster site health and safety hazards
  3. Recognize CBRNE agents and symptoms
  4. Describe appropriate Adult Learning Techniques
  5. Recognize and demonstrate proper use of respiratory protection equipment
  6. Identify required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  7. Describe methods of decontamination.

CEUs: 3.0
Prerequisites: OSHA #500 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry or OSHA #501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry, three (3) years safety training experience, and completion of the 40-hour HAZWOPER training. Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA #5602 Update for Disaster Site Worker Trainer course at least every four (4) years to maintain their Outreach Training Program trainer authorization. A copy of their Outreach Training Program trainer card for construction or general industry or an official transcript from their respective OSHA Training Institute Education Center showing successful completion of the OSHA #500 or OSHA #501 course, and a copy of their 40-hour HAZWOPER course completion certificate are required prior to the start of class to verify trainer status.
Course Length: 4 days
Cost: $725
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad. It is recommended that each student bring a laptop for use in preparing presentations.

Steps to Enroll:

  1. Submit completed prerequisite verification form and proof of prerequisite course completion to osha@csudh.edu, download here
  2. If approved, a permission number will be issued to you (allow 1-2 business days for processing).
  3. Contact the registration office to provide permission number and payment for course (310-243-3741).
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