Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
Successful completion of this course results in participants becoming OSHA-authorized trainers in OSHA’s Outreach Training Program. Authorized trainers can conduct both 10-hour and 30-hour general 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.
OSHA #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (Please note, the 30-hour General Industry OSHA outreach class is not considered equivalent to OSHA #511.)
- Five (5) years of general industry safety experience
A completed and signed Prerequisite Verification Form and a copy of the OSHA #511 certificate must be uploaded to your account in REPORTER in order to confirm eligibility for this class. If you have questions about your eligibility, please email us at OTIprerequisite@ncsu.edu.
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 #511 or submit the prerequisite form if they upload a copy of their trainer card.
Experienced safety professionals interested in teaching the OSHA 10 and 30-hour general 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 general industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures in accordance with the 29 CFR 1910 OSHA General Industry Regulations.
- Teach 10- and 30-hour General 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 #503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.