OSHA 500 Course: What it covers and Trainers

OSHA 500

OSHA 500

OSHA 500

This is a trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry.

OSHA designed this course for individuals who are interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour construction safety and health Outreach Training Program.

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The OSHA 500 uses construction standard as a guide, with special emphasis on topics required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as those which are most hazardous.

This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, to conduct both 10- and 30-hour Construction Outreach classes, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.

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What you need to be certified with OSHA 500

  • Students must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group.
  • Must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.

Note: Minimum student contact hours: 26

Prerequisites for OSHA 500

1. Students must successfully complete the OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction.

2. Must have five (5) years of safety and health work experience in the construction industry.

3. A degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation may be substituted for two (2) years of work related experience.

Students should obtain guidance on whether they meet this requirement from the OSHA Training Institute Education Center where they intend to receive the training.

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Refresher opportunity 

Authorized OSHA Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA #502 Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers at least once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

OSHA 500 trainers

Here are some OSHA 500 Course trainers. Click on the name of each trainer to see their training plan.

1. National Safety Education Center

2. Industry Expansion Solution

3. 360Training

4. Georgia Tech Professional Education

5. Asu Engineering

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If you are interested in becoming one of the trainers, just enroll for this training with any of the trainers listed here.


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