OSX 951 • OSHA 501: Trainer Course (General Industry)

OSX 951 • OSHA 501: Trainer Course in OSHA Standards (General Industry)

2023 courses will be available for enrollment beginning in December 2022.

2022-3 DatesTimesMeetingsMeeting TypeLocationReg. DeadlineFee
December 10, 11, 17, 18, 20228:30am–5:00pm4WeekendOnlineDecember 7$775
February 2, 3, 9, 108:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineJanuary 29$775
May 1, 2, 8, 98:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineApril 27$775
July 31, August 1, 7, 88:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineJuly 27$775
October 2, 3, 9, 108:30am–5:00pmWeekdayOnlineSeptember 28$775
* Schedule(s) subject to change; contact our OSHA Assistant for scheduling questions | Updated 9/29/2022

Course Description

OSX 951 - OSHA 501 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General IndustryThis course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training Program. Using OSHA General Industry Standards as a guide, this course places special emphasis on topics which are most hazardous.

This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, to conduct both 10- and 30-hour General Industry Outreach classes. Students who wish to participate as authorized Outreach trainers must prepare a presentation on an assigned topic, and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.

Who Should Attend

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety on general industry projects such as: hospitals, military installations, highways, federal building, cities, school districts, ports, refineries, and many other projects. Participants in this course must have basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Power Point to prepare a presentation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the requirements and resources for the OSHA Outreach Training Program
  2. Utilize adult learning principles and techniques
  3. Develop appropriate multi-media materials
  4. Explain the application of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act
  5. Describe the OSHA recordkeeping requirements
  6. Describe the OSHA and ANSI guidelines for safety and health programs
  7. Explain corrective actions for common hazards related to CFR 29 1910
  8. Identify required curriculum for the Outreach Training Program

CEUs: 3.0
Prerequisites: (see below for application procedure) Students must successfully complete the OSHA 511: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and have five (5) years of safety and health work experience in general industry. A degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation may be substituted for two (2) years of work related experience. Students should obtain guidance on whether they meet this requirement from the OSHA Training Institute Education Center where they intend to receive the training.

Authorized OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA 503: Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers at least once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

Course Length: 4 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad. It is recommended that each student have a laptop/tablet for use in preparing presentations.


Special Requirements

System and Equipment Requirements

It is important that students review the system and equipment requirements listed below to be successful in a video conferencing course.

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop (*no phone); one student per device
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in
  • Stand-alone webcam with a 10ft USB cord is required for OSHA 500, 501, 510 and 511 testing
  • A phone can be used as a secondary camera for testing only

Videoconferencing Requirements


Steps to Enroll

  1. Request and submit a Prerequisite Verification form at osha@csudh.edu
  2. THE PREREQUISITE VERIFICATION FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED AT LEAST 10 WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CLASS. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  3. The prerequisite form must clearly indicate that the applicant has 5 years of experience overseeing workplace safety in the applicable industry.
  4. When submitting the prerequisite verification form, your email should include the following statement: “I have read the testing and equipment requirements listed on your website and I’m able to meet these requirements.”
  5. If your form is denied, the CSUDH OTIEC will contact you via phone or email to explain why the form was denied.
  6. If your form is approved, you will receive a permission number via email to register.
  7. Contact the College of Continuing and Professional Education Registration Office to provide permission number and payment for course: 310-243-3741, Option 1

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