The Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) certificate program provides a clear and defined path for existing safety professionals to achieve their career goals by earning a professional certificate with a concentration in either Construction or General Industry safety. The program has a stronger emphasis on safety and health regulations including liability, training requirements, loss control, program development and implementation.
The Construction Industry Track is designed for personnel who perform safety and health work on a daily basis in construction environments or have safety responsibilities over others at those locations, including inspections and audits.
The General Industry Track relates more to personnel who perform safety and health work at industrial facilities or have safety responsibilities over others at those facilities or locations, and whose work includes inspections and audits.
- Authorized to teach the OSHA 10- and 30-hour Outreach programs
- Have a high level of understanding of OSHA standards, policies and procedures
- Understand and evaluate the economic impact of implementing and maintaining safety programs
- Develop safety and health program including job hazard analysis (JHAs)
- Create a workplace safety culture that includes commitment, communication and training as a crucial investment
- Knowledge and skills needed to conduct accident/incident investigations
Who Should Participate
- Safety professionals with the desire to advance into high-level health and safety positions
- Existing safety professionals with at least five (5) years’ experience in the field who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in workplace safety
Certificate holders may qualify for positions such as Safety Manager, Senior Safety Technician, Safety Engineer and Loss Control among others.
- Requires ten (10) OSHA courses. A minimum of 7 courses must be taken with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District – OSHA Training Institute Education Center
- Applicants must have at least five (5) years of industry safety experience and meet the prerequisite requirements of OSHA 500 or 501
- Only OSHA numbered courses taken at an OSHA Training Institute Education Center will be accepted; online courses will not be accepted
- All courses applied towards certificates must have been taken within the previous 5 years
- Course Fees: Total cost is approximately $6500.00
- Application Fee: $99.00
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 24.8 minimum
Questions or to Register: Call (866) 936-6742 (OSHA) or email [email protected]
IMPORTANT: As of November 1, 2017, all courses applied towards certificate program completion must have been taken within the previous 5 years (completion date must be within 5 years from the oldest class being applied to certificate completion). Please plan accordingly. Contact us if you have questions.
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