This course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour Maritime safety and health Outreach Training Program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on those topics required in the 10- and 30-hour Outreach Training Program as well as the most hazardous in the maritime industry using OSHA Maritime Standards as a guide. 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 Outreach Training Program, to conduct 10- and 30-hour maritime classes in shipyard employment, marine terminals, and longshoring, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion. Students in OSHA #5400 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Maritime Industry who wish to participate as authorized Outreach Trainer Program trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must successfully prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA maritime industry Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.
Prerequisites: Students must successfully complete the OSHA #5410 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry and have three (3) years maritime industry experience and at least two (2) years of occupational safety and health experience (with a broad focus) in any industry, a degree in occupational safety and health from an accredited college or university, certification as an Associated Safety Professional (ASP), a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Certified Industrial Hygienist(CIH), a Certified Marine Chemist(CMC), or a Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM). Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA #5402 Maritime Industry Trainer Update Course at least every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.
In order to register for this course, you must first satisfy the prerequisites. Please download the prerequisite verification form. Once you have filled it out completely, log in or create an account to upload the form along with any required attachments. You will be contacted by email if you are approved to register.
8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Monday – Wednesday
8:30 am to 2:30 pm | Thursday
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This is a trainer course so you will be assigned an OSHA Subpart to present your class of peers. Please bring any teaching or technical aids that will assist your training techniques, such as a laptop computer with PowerPoint capabilities.