Current Outreach Trainers are encouraged to expand their outreach by training to become a Disaster Site Worker Outreach Trainer. If you meet the *prerequisites (see below), register today for OSHA 5600-Disaster Site Worker Trainer Course, which is being offered in Dublin, California, on October 28-31, 2019.
This 4-day course prepares experienced Outreach Trainers to present OSHA 7600-Disaster Site Worker Course, intended for second responders (those arriving hours or days after the event). Students are provided the opportunity to practice knowledge and skills through discussion, planned exercises, demonstrations and presentations, and will be provided with lesson plans and training materials for the OSHA 7600 course. Successful completion of this course authorizes students to become trainers in the Disaster Site Worker Outreach Training Program, to conduct the OSHA 7600-Disaster Site Worker Course and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.
*Prerequisites: OSHA 500-Trainer Course for the Construction Industry or OSHA 501-Trainer Course for General Industry, three (3) years safety training experience, and completion of the OTC 204-40-hour HAZWOPER within the past five (5) years, or OTC 202-8-hour HAZWOPER Refresher within the past 12 months, or possess journey-level credentials in a building trade union. Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA 5602- Update for Disaster Site Worker Trainer course at least every four (4) years to maintain their Outreach Training Program trainer authorization.
For more information about the Disaster Site Worker Outreach Training Program visit the OSHA website.