ABC-VA Training Facility - Richmond Office (map)
OSHA 501: Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry
February 21 - February 24
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

This course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10 & 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 & 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 & 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.

Class Topics:
-OSH Act and OSHA Standards Inspections
-Citations & Proposed Penalties
-Walking & Working Surfaces
-Means of Egress & Fire Protection
-Hazardous Materials
-Personal Protective Equipment
-Lockout / Tagout
-Material Handling
-Machine Guarding
-Electrical Standards & Work Practices
-Hazard Communication
-Industrial Hygiene

Prerequisites: Students must successfully complete the OSHA #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry 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.

ABC-VA Richmond Training Facility
1520 East Parham Road
Richmond, VA 

$795 per person
(Includes training materials, lunch, and refreshments)

To register, please go here.


Darlene Hart