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Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate Program

Public Sector Certificate ProgramThe certificate program in Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals supports OSHA’s mission by training public sector employees in occupational safety and health to reduce incident rates for workers in state and local governments. Participants have the opportunity to earn certificates for Construction and General Industry training. Participants can choose from a variety of topics such as occupational safety and health standards for construction or general industry, safety and health management, accident investigation, fall hazard awareness, and recordkeeping. Although this program was primarily designed for public sector employees, it is available for anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of occupational safety and health.

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand OSHA standards and how they affect public sector organizations
  • Learn the fundamentals needed to deal with potential hazards
  • Reduce injuries and health problems among your co-workers
  • Understand the essential elements of an effective safety program
  • Develop accident investigation skills
  • Gain knowledge of changing regulations, guidance documents and regulatory interpretations
  • Demonstrate competency when dealing with regulatory agencies

Participants in the Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate Program can customize their program to reflect their own areas of interest by pursuing the Construction or General Industry Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals certificate and through a selection of core required courses and electives.

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Required Courses (3)

  • OSHA 510: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction
  • OSHA 7500: Introduction to Safety and Health Management
  • OSHA 7505: Introduction to Accident Investigation

Elective Courses (4)

  • OSHA 7410: Managing Excavation Hazards OR OSHA 3015: Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
  • OSHA 3095: Electrical Standards
  • OSHA 7405: Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry OR OSHA 3115: Fall Protection
  • OSHA 7105: Evacuation and Emergency Planning
  • OSHA 7110: Safe Bolting: Principles and Practices
  • OSHA 7205: Health Hazard Awareness
  • OSHA 7400: Noise in the Construction Industry
  • OSHA 7845: Recordkeeping Rule Seminar

Download the Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Request Form and get started today!

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Required Courses (3)

  • OSHA 511: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
  • OSHA 7500: Introduction to Safety and Health Management
  • OSHA 7505: Introduction to Accident Investigation

Elective Courses (4)

  • OSHA 3095 Electrical Standards
  • OSHA 7300: OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Space Entry OR OSHA 2264: Permit-Required Confined Space Standard
  • OSHA 7000: OSHA Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling
  • OSHA 7005: Public Warehousing and Storage
  • OSHA 7100: Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding OR OSHA 2045: Machinery & Machine Guarding Standards
  • OSHA 7105: Evacuation and Emergency Planning
  • OSHA 7115: Lockout/Tagout
  • OSHA 7200: Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control for Healthcare Facilities
  • OSHA 7205: Health Hazard Awareness
  • OSHA 7210: Pandemic Influenza Preparedness
  • OSHA 7845: Recordkeeping Rule Seminar

Download the Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Request Form and get started today!