oil-industryThe OSHA Training Center is offering OSHA 5810 – Hazards Recognition and Standards for On-Shore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production for the first time in Bakersfield, California, in March and November, 2015. This 4-day course, the result of a broad collaboration of oil and gas producers, service companies and industry trade associations, provides employees and employers the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control hazards common to the on-shore oil and gas exploration and production industry.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the fatality rate for oil and gas industries was 28.8 per 100,000 workers, more than seven times higher than the rate for all industries.

OSHA 5810 is designed for employees and employers engaged in all phases of on-shore oil and gas exploration and production.  Upon course completion students will be able to determine, control and abate hazards associated with the oil and gas industry and will have a better understanding of OSHA’s oil and gas industry-related standards, policies and procedures.

About the OSHA Training Center

The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District offers high quality Occupational Safety & Health Administration standards-based training for construction, maritime and general industry at its Center in Dublin, California, as well as locations throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and Guam. Programs offered include OSHA safety standards, Outreach Trainer courses, Cal/OSHA standards curriculum, environmental courses and customized on-site safety training. For more information, including a complete course schedule, visit the OSHA Training Center website or call (866) 936-OSHA (6742).