Course Description: Prepares experienced trainers to present OSHA’s 16-hour Disaster Site Worker Course. Trainers for this course will apply the elements of successful adult training programs, along with specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes to awareness training about safety and health standards at natural and man-made disaster sites. This course authorizes the student to conduct the 16-hour Disaster Site Worker Course and to issue cards to participants verifying course completion.
Prerequisites: OSHA #500 Trainer Course for the Construction Industry or OSHA #501 Trainer Course for General Industry, three years safety training experience, and completion of the OTC #204 40-hour HAZWOPER training.
Note: A completed prerequisite eligibility form and required documentation must be submitted prior to the class start date. Prior training experience is recommended before taking this class. Students in OSHA #5600 must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA Disaster Site Worker topic individually or as part of a group, and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course to become an authorized trainer. Disaster Site Worker Trainers are required to attend OSHA #5602 Update for Disaster Site Worker Trainers or retake OSHA #5600 at least once every four (4) years to maintain their authorized trainer status.