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OSHA #5600 Disaster Site Worker Trainer Course

Course Details:

3.5 Days, 24 Instructional Hours
24 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
24 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)


About This Course:
Successful completion of this course results in participants becoming OSHA-authorized trainers in OSHA’s Disaster Site Worker Outreach Training program. This course is intended for experienced OSHA Outreach Trainers to instruct the OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course to second responders–those arriving hours or days after a natural or man-made disaster event who provide skilled support services or site clean-up services.


Participants are provided the opportunity to practice knowledge and skills through discussion, planned exercises, demonstrations, and presentations. Lesson plans and training materials for the OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course are provided.  Participants must prepare a presentation on an assigned disaster site worker topic individually or as part of a group.


The following 3 items must be submitted to in order to confirm eligibility for this course:


1.  A copy of the current Outreach Trainer card for Construction or General Industry (or an official transcript from the authorizing OSHA Training Institute Education Center showing successful completion of the OSHA #500 or OSHA #501 course or applicable update course)

2. A copy of a 40-hour HAZWOPER course completion certificate (or proof of other journey level credentials)

3. A completed and signed Prerequisite Verification Form detailing 3 years of safety training experience.


Download the Prerequisite Verification Form


Recommended for:
Experienced OSHA Outreach Trainers interested in teaching the OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course to second responders, employees and/or other interested groups.


Participants will:
  • Apply adult learning principles and training techniques
  • Identify, define, and explain safety and health hazards on a disaster site and provide acceptable corrective measures to reduce the potential for injury or illness
  • Teach OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker courses
Topics Include:
  • National Response Framework
  • The Incident Command System
  • Disaster work zone safety
  • Respiratory protection
  • Communication issues
  • Elements of successful adult training programs
  • Safety and health standards at natural and human-made disaster sites
Additional Information:
Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA #5602 Update for Disaster Site Worker Trainer course at least every four (4) years to maintain their Outreach Training Program trainer authorization.

Course Info


For location details and single session sign-ups:



Mac McNulty

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