An injured worker on the construction site means productivity will be hurting, too. Learn how to keep workers safe and on the job during an Occupational Safety and Health Administration training session next month in Wilmington, Del.
OSHA s Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (500) is geared for people interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour workplace safety program to their employees and other interested groups.
The session will be from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 27-30 and will be taught by OSHA -certified instructors from West Virginia University Safety and Health Extension.
Preregistration is required with a one-time fee of $750 that includes the class manual and other materials. The location will be announced later.
Requirements for the course include five years of experience in general workplace safety and the completion of OSHA Course 510 (equivalent training will also be accepted). A written exam will follow for those wishing to become authorized trainers in the program.
Trainers are required to take the class at least once every four years to maintain their trainer status. A total of 2.5 Continuing Education Units or three semester credits are offered for the course.