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OSHA Classroom Training for Construction and General Industry

  • ​OSHA safety training and Train-the-trainer programs are available at National Safety Council headquarters near Chicago, where NSC has been delivering training on behalf of OSHA since 1994. OSHA courses for construction and general industry teach workers to recognize, avoid, abate and prevent workplace hazards, and provide information on workers' rights, employer responsibilities, OSHA standards and complaint filing.

    OSHA 10-hour courses are for entry-level workers; OSHA 30-hour courses are for workers with more safety responsibility. All U.S. participants who successfully complete the courses qualify for a U.S. Department of Labor card.


    Construction Industry Courses


    OSHA #510 – Occupational Safety & Health Standards, Construction

    Covers OSHA standards, policies and procedures in construction. Topics include:

    • Scope and application of the OSHA Construction Standards
    • Construction safety and health principles
    • Emphasis on areas in construction that are most hazardous

    Minimum students contact hours: 26
    Prerequisite: None

    OSHA #500 – Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction

    Students become trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, conduct 10- and 30-hour Construction Outreach classes and issue Department of Labor cards after verifying course completion. Students must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach Training Program topic and pass a written exam.

    Minimum student contact hours: 26
    Prerequisites: OSHA #510 and five years of safety and health work experience in construction. A degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional or a Certified Industrial Hygienist designation may be substituted for two years of work experience. Students should obtain guidance on whether they meet this requirement from their OSHA Training Institute Education Center. Outreach trainers must attend OSHA #502 every four years to maintain trainer status.

    OSHA #502 – Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers

    Continued professional development for trainers who have completed OSHA #500. Provides an update on OSHA Construction Standards, policies and regulations for students as they continue to teach 10- and 30-hour Construction Outreach classes.

    Minimum student contact hours: 18
    Prerequisite: OSHA #500. Students must provide current Outreach Training Program trainer card or official transcript showing completion of the OSHA #500 Trainer Course before registering. Outreach trainers must attend OSHA #502 every four years to maintain trainer status.

    General Industry Courses


    OSHA #511 – Occupational Safety & Health Standards, General Industry

    Covers OSHA Standards, policies and procedures in general industry. Topics include:

    • Scope and application of the OSHA General Industry Standards
    • General industry principles
    • Emphasis on areas in general industry that are most hazardous

    Minimum student contact hours: 26
    Prerequisite: None

    OSHA #501 – Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry

    Students become trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, conduct 10- and 30-hour General Industry Outreach classes and issue cards to participants after verifying course completion. Students must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program topic and pass a written exam.

    Minimum student contact hours: 26
    Prerequisites: OSHA #511 and five years of general industry safety experience. A degree in occupational safety and health, or a Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety & Health Technician or Certified Safety & Health Manager designation may be substituted for two years of work experience. Students should obtain guidance on whether they meet this requirement from their OSHA Training Institute Education Center. OSHA Outreach trainers must attend OSHA #503 every four years to maintain trainer status.

    OSHA #503 – Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers

    Continued professional development for trainers who have completed OSHA #501. Provides an update on OSHA General Industry Standards, policies and regulations for students as they continue to teach 10- and 30-hour General Industry Outreach classes.

    Minimum student contact hours: 18
    Prerequisites: OSHA #501. Students must provide current Outreach Training Program trainer card or official transcript showing completion of the OSHA #501 Trainer Course before registering. Outreach trainers must attend OSHA #503 every four years to maintain trainer status.

    Other OSHA Classroom Courses Hosted at NSC


    OSHA #7500 – Introduction to Safety and Health Management

    Interactive training that covers the four core elements of an effective safety and health management system and how to implement them. Students will be able to evaluate, develop and implement a safety and health management system for their company or organization.

    Minimum student contact hours: 5.5
    Prerequisite: None

    OSHA #7505 – Introduction to Accident Investigation

    For employer, manager, employee or employee representative involved in conducting accident and near-miss investigations. Course topics include:

    • Reasons for conducting accident investigations
    • Employer responsibilities related to workplace accident investigations
    • Six-step accident investigation procedure 

    Minimum student contact hours: 7.5
    Prerequisite: None

    OSHA #7845 – Recordkeeping Rule Seminar

    Includes most recent updates and covers OSHA requirements for maintaining and posting records of occupational injuries and illnesses, and reporting specific cases to OSHA. Students will be able to complete OSHA Form 300 Log of Work-related Injuries and Illness, OSHA Form 300A Summary of Work Related Injuries and Illness, and OSHA Form 301 Injury and Illness Incident Report.

    Minimum student contact hours: 4
    Prerequisite: None

    OSHA #2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Entry, OSHA #3095 – Electrical Standards and other OSHA courses also are taught at this location. Select a date on the registration page to learn more.

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Is your organization prepared for an emergency? From weather and medical emergencies to terrorism and active shooter, it's critical your employees know the correct actions to take before, during and after an emergency.

NSC Emergency Preparedness "plug-and-play" packaged training is easily facilitated at your location(s). Course content consists of eight modules to give you the flexibility to match training to your specific needs. PowerPoint slides included in the facilitator kit allow you to customize the training to make it more relevant to your employees. Course modules include:

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  • Evacuation
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Shelter in Place Emergencies
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  • Weather and Natural Disasters
  • Workplace Violence

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