OSX 918 • OSHA 5410: OSH Standards for the Maritime Industry

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OSX 918 • OSHA 5410: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry

Course Description

OSHA 5410This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards for the maritime industry. Using the OSHA Maritime Standards as a guide, this course places special emphasis on those areas in the maritime industry which are most hazardous.

Upon course completion students will define maritime terms found in the OSHA Maritime Standards, identify hazards related to maritime industry and determine appropriate abatement controls.

Who Should Attend

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in: marine terminal, long shoring, and shipyard operations, as well as individuals looking to enter the Maritime Industry in a supervisory capacity.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify principle organizations involved in maritime safety and health
  2. Identify jurisdictional responsibilities of federal regulatory agencies in maritime industries
  3. Describe OSHA process and policy for inspections and citations
  4. Identify basic requirements of OSHA’s recording and reporting requirements for occupational injuries and illnesses
  5. Describe key requirements of OSHA’s regulations for Shipyard Employment, Marine Terminals, and Longshoring
  6. Describe certification process of ships’ cargo gear and shore-based hoisting devices

CEUs: 3.7
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 5 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad


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

Videoconferencing Requirements