Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry
4 Days, 30 Instructional Hours
30 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
30 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)
About This Course:
Successful completion of this course results in participants becoming OSHA-authorized trainers in OSHA’s Outreach Training Program for the Construction Industry. Authorized trainers can conduct both 10-hour and 30-hour construction industry classes that provide training to workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces along with information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a workplace safety complaint. OSHA-authorized trainers are able to issue 10 and 30-hour course completion cards to participants.
During the course, students will work with a partner to develop a presentation and teach an assigned OSHA Construction Industry Outreach topic, and successfully pass a written exam. Participants will be provided with a variety of training materials and resources.
OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (Please note, the 30-hour Construction OSHA outreach class is not considered equivalent to OSHA #510.)
- Five (5) years of construction industry safety experience
A completed and signed Prerequisite Verification Form and a copy of the OSHA #510 certificate must be submitted to OTIprerequisite@ncsu.edu in order to confirm eligibility for this course.
Previously-authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers for the Construction Industry whose status has expired within the last 10 years are not required to attend the OSHA #510 or submit the prerequisite form if they submit a copy of their trainer card.
Experienced safety professionals interested in teaching the OSHA 10 and 30-hour construction industry safety and health outreach program to their employees and/or other interested groups.
Apply adult learning principles and training techniques
- Identify, define, and explain construction industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures in accordance with the 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations
- Teach 10- and 30-hour Construction Industry courses
OSHA Outreach Training Program Requirements and Procedures
- Adult Education Principles
- Writing Learning Objectives
- Developing Training Content
- Use of Multimedia in Presentations
- Training Methods and Techniques
- Resources for Safety Training
Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers are required to attend OSHA #502 Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.