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OSHA 501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry DECATUR

November 14, 2022-November 17, 2022


This course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health Outreach training program to their employees and other interested groups. Using the OSHA General Industry Standards as a guide, special emphasis is placed on those topics required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as those which are most hazardous. Students are briefed on effective instructional approaches and use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, to conduct both 10- and 30-hour General Industry Outreach classes, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion. Students who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course. Minimum student contact hours: 26

Prerequisites Students must have successfully completed the OSHA #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry course within the last seven years (copy of course completion certificate is required); and, have five (5) years of safety and health work experience in general industry. A degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation may be substituted for two (2) years of work related experience. Students should obtain guidance on whether they meet this requirement from the OSHA Training Institute Education Center where they intend to receive the training. Authorized OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA #503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers at least once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

Prerequisite Verification Form

The Prerequisite Verification Form is required to complete the registration process. To obtain the Prerequisite Verification Form click on the above link, call (615) 230-3358, or e-mail: Upon verification of prerequisite requirements you will be emailed the Web Approval Code to continue the online registration process.

Tennessee Valley Training Center, Inc. is not an OTI Education Center, but serves as a HOST Training Organization for OTI Education Center at Volunteer State Community College.


November 14, 2022
November 17, 2022
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TVTC Decatur
100 Safety Way
Decatur, AL 35601 United States
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