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OSHA 503 - Update for General Industry Outreach Trainer

This course is designed for Outreach Training Program trainers who have completed course #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and who are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program. The course provides an update on OSHA General Industry Standards, policies, and regulations. Upon course completion students will have the ability to demonstrate continued professional development in their field by applying effective adult learning principles and interactive training techniques to clearly identify, define, and explain general industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures as they continue to teach the 10- and 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training Program classes. Minimum student contact hours: 18

Prerequisites: OSHA #501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry. Authorized Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend this course once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status. Prior to registration, students must provide a copy of their current Outreach trainer card or an official transcript showing successful completion of the OSHA #501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry from their respective OSHA Training Institute Education Center, for verification of trainer status.

(24 Hour)
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  • Locate and apply recently adopted or revised OSHA safety and health standards, policies, and procedures;
  • Use recent changes in OSHA standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program;
  • Identify common violations of OSHA standards and propose abatement actions;
  • Describe recent developments in abatement procedures for selected safety hazards; and
  • Conduct internal training on OSHA regulations

Course length and materials:

  • This is a 3-day/24-hour course.
  • Each student will receive OSHA’s 29CFR1910 General Industry Standard, a certificate of completion, and wallet card.