This four day course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10 and 30 hour general industry safety and health Outreach training program to their employees and other interested groups. Using the OSHA General Industry Standards as a guide, special emphasis is placed on those topics required in the 10 and 30 hour programs as well as those which are most hazardous. Students are briefed on effective instructional approaches and use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, to conduct both 10 and 30 hour General Industry Outreach classes, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion. Students who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.
Prerequisites: Students must have completed the 511 OS&H Standards for General Industry and have five years of safety and health work experience in general industry. A prerequisite form must be completed and sent to the UA OTI Education Center for approval to attend the course. Click here to download the form to submit verification of prerequisites.
NOTE: A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
Required Materials: A current 29 CFR 1910 Regulation book is required. You may purchase from UA OTI-ED Center when registering for the class or bring your own. All other materials are provided.
Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #503 at least once every four
years to maintain their trainer status.