Trainer Course for General Industry - OSHA 501

OSHA 501 - Trainer Course for General Industry

Course Description:

This course is designed for those who are interested in teaching the 10-hour and 30-hour General Industry 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 non-construction industries. Course participants learn effective instructional approaches and the successful use of visual aids and handouts. This course authorizes the student to become a trainer in the Outreach Program and to conduct both 10-hour and 30-hour general industry safety and health courses, and to issue cards to participants verifying course completion.

Prerequisites: OSHA #511 OSHA Standards for General Industry and five years of general industry 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 #501 Prerequisite Eligibility Form

Additional Information

A completed prerequisite eligibility form and a copy of your OSHA #511 course certificate must be submitted prior to the class start date. Prior training experience is recommended before taking this class. Students in OSHA #501 must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA general industry 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:
Continuing Education

BCSP COC Points - 3.0
ABIH CM Points - 4.34 Safety
OTC CEUs - 3.0


1. Register online and pay by credit card, check or purchase order.
2. Register by mail - Download class registration form.
3. Groups of 6 or more? Call 1-866-936-6742 for a group discount.
4. This class can be taught at your facility. Request an on-site quote.

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OSHA Training Institute Education Center
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