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OSHA 501

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

Days: 4  Hours: 26  CEUs: 2.5  Tuition: $750  

Course Description:

This course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10 and 30-hour general industry safety and health Outreach training program to their employees and other interested groups. Using the OSHA General Industry Standards as a guide, special emphasis is placed on those topics required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as those which are most hazardous. Students are briefed on effective instructional approaches and use of visual aids and handouts. 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, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion. Students who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course. Minimum student contact hours: 26

Scheduled Classes

Dates Times Locations Registration Links
7/22/2019 – 7/25/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Charleston SC Register Here!
7/22/2019 – 7/25/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Miramar FL Register Here!
8/12/2019 – 8/15/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Asheville NC Register Here!
9/9/2019 – 9/12/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Savannah GA Register Here!
9/23/2019 – 9/26/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Saint Augustine FL Register Here!
10/14/2019 – 10/17/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Fort Lauderdale FL Register Here!
12/2/2019 – 12/5/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Wesley Chapel FL Register Here!

Prerequisite:

Students must successfully completed:

  1. OSHA #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry course completed within the last seven years and,
  2. Five years of general industry safety experience.
    1. A bachelor or higher college degree in occupational safety and health or industrial hygiene by an accredited college or university, or Certified Safety Professional(CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation in the applicable training area may be substituted for two years of 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.

    Prerequisite Policy:

    The purpose of this policy is to inform students of the options regarding submission of prerequisite information.

    All students participating in a Train-the-Trainer course are required to present prerequisites for verification prior to the beginning of the class for which they are scheduled or would like to attend.

    Students are solely responsible for proving sufficient documentation by the Friday prior to the beginning of the course. The prerequisite information must be approved by noon (12:00 P.M.) on the Friday before the start of the course.

    If the prerequisite form has not been approved by noon (12:00 P.M.) on the Friday before the start of the course, the student will be considered ineligible to attend the course and will be subject to the following:

    If a student has registered and paid for the course, but the prerequisite for was not approved by the time stated above, the student’s registration will be cancelled, the tuition paid for the course will be refunded, and a 25% cancellation fee will be assessed.

    If a student provides all of the prerequisite information and has been approved, but has not registered and paid for the course, the student has until lunch time (NOON) of the first day to submit payment to remain in the course.

    No certificate or trainer cards will be issued without prerequisite submission and approval, and payment of course fees.

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Locate OSHA safety and health standards, policies, and procedures.
    • Describe the use of OSHA standards and regulations to supplement an on-going safety and health program.
    • Identify common violations of OSHA standards such as lockout/tagout, walking and working surfaces, hazardous materials, and welding.
    • Describe how to conduct internal training on OSHA regulations and recordkeeping.

    Course Topics:

    The primary audience for this course are planners, public and private with current or potential responsibilities for hurricane planning, pre-storm preparation, evacuations, business shut-down and start-up and post-storm response operations. Others who may benefit from this course include:

    • Introduction to OSHA standards and hazard violation workshop
    • Overview of the OSH Act and 29 CFR 1903
    • Citations and proposed penalties
    • Means of egress and fire protection
    • Personal protective equipment
    • Material handling
    • Electrical safety standards and work practices
    • Hazard communication
    • Introduction to industrial hygiene
    • Machine guarding, Lockout/tagout
    • Walking/working surfaces
    • OSHA recordkeeping
    • Ergonomics

    ABIH: 4.34

    ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this event. The current event contains 26 hours which can be claimed for CM credit. Rules and additional information for Event Providers is available at: American Board of Industrial Hygiene

    Disclaimer:

    Accommodations for Disabilities

    Accommodations for Disabilities: Please notify the USF OTI Education Center, 2612 Cypress Ridge Blvd., Suite 101, Wesley Chapel, Florida, 33544 or call (813) 994-1195 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed. Events, activities and facilities of the University of South Florida are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, or Vietnam veteran status as provided by law and in accordance with the Universitys respect for personal dignity.

    Cancellation Policy:

    Registration fees are assessed in accordance with USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center cancellation rules. All fees are subject to change without prior notice. USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center will make every effort to advertise all changes to policies and fees as promptly as possible when such changes occur.

    A cancellation fee equal to 25% will be assessed for all cancellation requests, regardless of the reason for the request.

    The request for cancellation of the registration must be provided in writing (fax or email are acceptable) and must be received (not postmarked) at least 10 business days prior to the start date of the course for which the student is requesting cancellation.

    If the request for cancellation is received more than 10 business days prior to the start date of the course, the student may elect either to send a substitute or to request that the funds be transferred to another course without penalty.

    If the request for cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the start date of the course, a substitute student may be sent. However, transfers and refunds are not available during this time period; and all funds paid for the course will be forfeited.

    If a transfer is requested, the course elected must begin within six (6) months of the original course start date. A transfer can only be requested one (1) time. An $18 transfer fee will be charged.

    If the student elects to register for a course less than 10 business days prior to the start date of the course, and thereafter, finds that attendance will not be possible, the student may elect to send a substitute student. However, transfers and refunds are not available during this time period; and all funds paid for the course will be forfeited.

    USF OTIEC and the USF Office of Continuing Professional Development reserve the right to cancel classes due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of such cancellation, only the registration fee will be returned to the registrant. USF OTIEC and the USF Office of Continuing Professional Development will not be responsible for any travel expenses incurred in case of class cancellation. Classes are confirmed at least two (2) weeks prior to the start date.
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    Updated 2019 Jul 11-07:47