OSHA 500 - Trainer Course for Construction
Course Description: This course is designed for those who are interested in teaching OSHA's 10-hour and 30-hour construction safety and health outreach classes to employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10-hour and 30-hour classes as well as on those that are the most hazardous in the construction industry. Participants learn effective instructional approaches, adult learning principles, and training techniques. Participants learn to clearly identify, define, and explain construction industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures as they teach 10-hour and 30-hour construction outreach courses. This course authorizes the student to become a trainer in the Outreach Program and to conduct both 10-hour and 30-hour construction safety and health courses, and to issue student completion cards to participants.
Prerequisites: OSHA #510 OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry and five years of construction safety experience. A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
OSHA #500 Prerequisite Eligibility Form
A completed prerequisite eligibility form and a copy of your OSHA #510 course certificate must be submitted prior to the class start date. Prior training experience is recommended before taking this class. Students in OSHA #500 must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA construction outreach topic and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course to become an authorized Outreach Trainer. It is highly recommended that you bring a laptop to class to work on developing your presentations.
Continuing Education Units:
- BCSP COC Points* - 3.0
- ABIH CM Points - 4.34 Safety
- OTC CEUs - 3.0