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OSHA 501- Trainer Course for General Industry

OSHA 501- Trainer Course for General Industry

OSHA 501- Trainer Course for General Industry
Presented by the OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington
August 26-29, 2014, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: SEED Center
Cost: $695

ABOUT THE COURSE
This trainer course is This trainer course is designed for personnel interested in teaching the OSHA 10- or 30-Hour General Industry Outreach courses. Special emphasis is placed on required topics in the OSHA Outreach Program. Various instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts will also be covered. Course participants will work in groups or independently to practice their presentation of selected topics. (Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop to work on presentation materials.) Written and performance examinations are given during the course. Successful completion of the course and the final examinations allow the participant to be recognized as an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry. 

Learn to:
  • Locate OSHA safety and health standards, policies, and procedures
  • Describe the use of OSHA standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program
  • Identify common violations of OSHA standards, such as lockout/tagout, walking and working surfaces, hazardous materials, and welding
  • Conduct internal training on OSHA regulations and recordkeeping

Topics Covered:
  • Introduction to OSHA standards
  • Overview of the OSH Act and 29
  • CFR 1903
  • Citations and proposed penalties
  • Training techniques
  • Means of egress and fire protection
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Material handling
  • Overview of the outreach training program
  • Electrical safety standards and work practices
  • Hazard communications
  • Introduction to industrial hygiene
  • Machine guarding
  • Lockout/tagout
  • Walking/working surfaces
  • OSHA recordkeeping
  • Ergonomics
  • Welding permit-required confined spaces

Performance Test
  • 25 specific items the student trainer must demonstrate during the presentation of their training session
  • 75 points are possible
  • Passing score is 50 points

Knowledge Test
  • 50 multiple choice questions each worth one full point
  • Passing score is 40 points (80%)
  • Alternative version (randomized questions/answers) used for any retest
  • This is a "Closed Book" test, use of any student materials (i.e., manual, CFR) is prohibited

Students must agree to the following understandings:
  • All test documents and answer sheets are the property of the OTI Education Center delivering the course. If the student does not return the test or answer sheet they will not be eligible to earn a passing score.
  • No student will be allowed to leave the room during testing.
  • Students are allowed to have on their desks: the test and answer sheet, writing instrument, and cell phone that is set to "silent" or "vibrate".
  • Students will not be permitted to display any of the following items during the tests: notes, books, electronic communication devices, recording devices (visual or audio), calculators (including multifunctional watches), or any other item deemed unauthorized by the Test Administrator.
  • During the performance test, students not presenting shall respect the student trainer efforts by quietly participating in the presentation and completing the Peer Critique Sheet.
  • During the knowledge test, only use the answer sheet to record your answers.
  • Do not behave in any manner that would be deemed as cheating or attempting to cheat.

Prerequisites:
  • Completion of the OSHA 511-Standards for General Industry copy of completion certificate required).
  • Five (5) years of general industry safety and health experience. A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Health and Safety Manager (CHSM) designation may be substituted for a total of two (2) years of experience. Experience must be documented on the Prerequisite Verification Form and submitted to the OSHA Education Center office. Download form here: http://dedweb.uta.edu/cedwebfiles/Prerequisite%20Verification%20Form%20%28REV%2011-7-13%29.pdf

Materials: 
  • 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Safety Standard (provided by UT Arlington)
  • Due to course content we highly recommend bringing a laptop and 4 GB thumb drive.

The OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is the top-ranked OSHA Training Institute Education Center in the country. The center provides OSHA prescribed professional and regulatory instruction through educators with decades of real world experience and leadership that upholds the highest quality standards to ensure students have training and support services required to protect workers, reduce losses, and realize the profitability of a safety and healthful work environment. 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Price: $695 - Includes lunch, refreshments and parking
Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover accepted
Checks should be made payable to McNeese State University and mailed to the following address:
 
McNeese State University
Institute for Industry-Education Collaboration
Box 91834
Lake Charles, LA 70609
 
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT CHERYL IN THE OFFICE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION:
Phone: 337-562-4139          Fax: 562-4272          Email: continuing-ed@mcneese.edu
 
TO REGISTER: 
To download a registration form, click the link below. Please return the completed form via email to: iiec@mnceese.edu or fax to: 337-562-4272 Registration form IIEC.pdf