OSHA 5400 – Trainer Course for the Maritime Industry

Course Description

For those who are interested in teaching the 10-hour and 30-hour maritime safety and health outreach classes to employees and other interested groups. 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 Maritime Outreach Trainer Program and to conduct both 10- and 30-hour maritime safety and health courses for shipyard employment, marine terminals, and longshoring, and to issue cards to participants verifying course completion.


OSHA-5410 – Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry completed within the last 7 calendar years and five years of maritime safety experience. A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Marine Chemist (CMC) designation may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.

Additional Information

A completed OSHA #5400 Prerequisite Eligibility Form and a copy of your OSHA-5410 course certificate must be submitted prior to the class start date. Prior training experience is recommended before taking this class. Students in OSHA-5400 must prepare a presentation on an assigned maritime industry topic and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course to become an authorized OSHA Maritime Industry Outreach Trainer. It is highly recommended that you bring a laptop to class to work on developing your presentations.

Continuing Education Units

  • CEUs – 3.0


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