Course Descriptions and Schedule

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The Global Occupational Safety and Health Academy conducts a wide range of online and instructor-led occupational safety and health courses for safety professionals and workers in various trades.  Instructor-led training classes are conducted at our facilities located in Schaumburg, Illinois, USA.  Please see the schedule below for a listing of courses, dates, and locations.  Sign up for our email list to receive notifications about new course offerings and class dates.  To request on-site or customized training, click here.  

 

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#100 Series Introductory Level Courses

These introductory level training courses are intended for entry-level workers as an orientation to hazards that are most frequently encountered and most dangerous at a specific type of workplace or job site.  The focus is on hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card. 

 

#100 Introductory Construction Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on construction safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of five hours of mandatory topics and three hours of elective topics.  The mandatory topics include: Fall Hazards, Electrical Safety, Caught-In or Between Hazards, Struck-By Hazards, Ladders and Stairways, Personal Protective Equipment, and Tool Safety.  The elective topics are: Excavation and Trenching Safety, Health Hazards in Construction, and Scaffold Safety.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Construction Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card.  Contact hours: 8.5

 

Tuition: $99

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

#101 Introductory General Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on general safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of five hours of mandatory topics and three hours of elective topics.  The mandatory topics include: Slips, Trips, and Falls; Electrical Safety; Personal Protective Equipment; Exit Hazards; Machine Guarding; Hazardous Materials; and Ergonomics.  The elective topics are: Heat Stress; Motor Vehicles, Fork Lifts and Powered Industrial Trucks; Fire Protection and Prevention; Housekeeping; Ladders and Stairways; and Tool Safety.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card.  Contact hours: 8.75

 

Tuition: $99

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

           

#102 Introductory Healthcare Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on healthcare safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of some general safety topics, combined with several topics specific to healthcare and laboratory work scenarios.  This includes five hours of mandatory topics and three hours of electives topics.  The mandatory topics include instruction on each of the following topics: Bloodborne Pathogens; Electrical Safety; Ergonomics; Hazard Communication; Personal Protective Equipment; Respiratory Protection; Safe Lifting; and Walking and Working Surfaces.  The electives topics are: Fire Prevention, Drug and Alcohol Abuse; Hazardous Materials; Contamination Hazards; Tuberculosis; and Workplace Violence.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card.  Contact hours: 8.75

 

Tuition: $99

Location: Online

 

 

#103 Introductory Distribution & Delivery Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on distribution and delivery safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of general safety topics specifically related to the work done by warehouse and logistics personnel, delivery drivers, and couriers.  This includes five hours of mandatory topics and three hours of elective topics.  The mandatory topics include: Safe Driving; Safe Lifting; Ergonomics; Housekeeping and Managing Debris; Ladder Safety; Materials Handling Safety; Slips, Trips, and Falls; Walking and Working Surfaces; and Warehouse Safety.  The elective topics are: Exit Hazards; Loading Dock Safety; Hand, Wrist & Finger Safety; Manual Pallet Jack Safety; Motor Vehicles, Fork Lifts, and Powered Industrial Trucks; and Heat Stress.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card.  Contact hours: 8.75

 

Tuition: $99

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#104 Introductory Public Sector Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on distribution and delivery safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of general and construction safety topics specifically related to the work done by municipal and public works employees at the city, county, and state level.  This includes five hours of mandatory topics and three hours of elective topics.  The mandatory topics include: Personal Protective Equipment; Electrical Safety; Fall Protection; Slips, Trips, and Falls; Caught-In or Between Hazards; Struck-By Hazards; Tool Safety; Machine Guarding; and Hazard Communication / GHS. The elective topics are: Lock-Out/Tag-Out; Ladders and Stairways; Aerial Lifts; Excavation and Trenching Safety; and Heat Stress.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card.  Contact hours: 8.75    

 

Tuition: $99

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

#200 Series Intermediate Level Courses

These intermediate level training courses are intended for experienced workers or those individuals with some safety responsibility.  This may include a variety of personnel such as supervisors, foremen, managers, team leaders, and project managers.  The focus is on hazard awareness, identification, recognition, avoidance, control, abatement, and prevention in the workplace.  Upon successful completion of these courses, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also receive a course completion wallet card.  

#200 Intermediate Construction Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on construction safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, avoidance, control, abatement, and prevention in the workplace and on the job site.  This course may be more appropriate for experienced workers or individuals with some safety or supervisory responsibility. This course is composed of 15 hours of mandatory topics and nine hours of electives topics.  This includes in-depth instruction on the following hazard topics: Fall Hazards, Electrical Safety, Caught-In or Between Hazards, Struck-By Hazards, Ladders and Stairways, Personal Protective Equipment, Tool Safety, and Health Hazards in Construction.  Mandatory topics focused on hazard abatement, control, and prevention include Orientation to Safety and Health; Managing Safety and Health; Recordkeeping; Safety Leadership; Managing Subcontractors; and Safety and Health Regulations.  Upon successful completion of these courses, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also receive a course completion wallet card.    Contact hours: 24   

 

Date: Tue-Thu, March 10-12, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $499

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173

#201 Intermediate General Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on general safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, avoidance, control, abatement, and prevention in the workplace and on the job site.  This course may be more appropriate for experienced workers or individuals with some safety or supervisory responsibility. This course is composed of 15 hours of mandatory topics and nine hours of electives topics.  This includes in-depth instruction on the following hazard topics: Slips, Trips, and Falls, Electrical Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, Exit Hazards, Machine Guarding, Hazardous Materials, Ergonomics, and Industrial Hygiene.  Mandatory topics focused on hazard abatement, control, and prevention include Orientation to Safety and Health; Managing Safety and Health; Recordkeeping; Safety Leadership; Managing Subcontractors; and Safety and Health Regulations.  Upon successful completion of these courses, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also receive a course completion wallet card.    Contact hours: 24    

 

Date: Tue-Thu, September 22-24, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $499

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173

 

 

 

#300 Series Intermediate Level Courses

These eight-hour intermediate level training courses are available to meet the needs of workers and safety professionals who need more detailed instruction in a specific topic area.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge.

#300 Safety and Health Programs

Course Description:  This course covers the effective implementation of a company's safety and health management system. The course addresses the four core elements of an effective safety and health management system and those central issues that are critical to each element's proper management. This course is an interactive training session focusing on class discussion and workshops. Upon course completion students will have the ability to evaluate, develop, and implement an effective safety and health management system for their company.  Contact hours: 8 

 

Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $299

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173

 

#301 Lockout Tagout

Course Description:  This course covers the role and responsibility of the employer to develop and implement an energy control program, or Lockout Tagout for the protection of workers while performing servicing and maintenance activities on machinery and equipment. Course topics include types of hazardous energy, detecting hazardous conditions, implementing control measures as they relate to the control of hazardous energy, developing and implementing energy control programs including written isolation procedures, training of authorized and affected employees, and periodic inspection of energy control procedures. Upon course completion the student will have the ability to explain the importance of energy control programs, procedures, training, audits and methods of controlling hazardous energy.  Contact hours: 8

 

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $299

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173  

 

#302 Respiratory Protection

Course Description:  This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of a respiratory protection program. Course topics include terminology, respiratory protection programs, and medical evaluation requirements. Program highlights include workshops on respirator selection, qualitative and quantitative fit testing, and the use of respiratory protection and support equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify and describe the elements of a respiratory protection program, the proper selection, use, and inspection of respiratory protection and protection factors.  Contact hours: 8

 

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $299

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173  

 

 

#304 Disaster Site Worker Safety

Course Description:    This course provides intermediate instruction on the safety and health hazards associated with disaster site cleanup. It provides instruction for second responder personnel who provide skilled support services, (e.g. utility, demolition, debris removal, or heavy equipment operation) or site clean-up services in response to natural and man-made disasters.  Specifically, it outlines the differences between disaster sites and regular construction or demolition worksites.  Participants will be able to inspect, don, and doff air-purifying respirators.  Contact hours: 8  

 

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $299

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173

 

 

 

#305 Bloodborne Pathogens

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on the development and implementation of Exposure Control Plans (ECP) for healthcare facilities.  Course topics include determining potential exposure and methods of control, developing an ECP, vaccinations, exposure incidents, training, and record keeping. The target audience is the program administrator, manager, or other personnel designated with the responsibility of developing a Bloodborne Pathogens ECP for a healthcare facility. Course highlights include students developing a template for their facility's ECP. Upon course completion students will have the ability to take a step-by-step approach in developing an ECP for their healthcare facility.  Contact hours: 8   

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#306 Ergonomics

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Course topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition, and lifting and patient transfers in health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment workshops in manual lifting. Upon course completion students will have the knowledge to recognize work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders, assess employer's ergonomic programs, and conduct ergonomic evaluations.  Contact hours: 8 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#307 Combustible Dust Hazards

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on the hazards posed by combustible dust within general industry. Course topics include recognizing the hazards and risks associated with combustible dust, control of electrical installation hazards, and developing controls and strategies to prevent or mitigate combustible dust fires and explosions.  Upon course completion, the student will have the knowledge to utilize strategies that assure employee safety while using or producing materials that generate combustible dust.  Contact hours: 8 

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#308 Accident Investigation

Course Description:  This course covers an introduction to intermediate accident investigation procedures and describes accident analysis techniques. Course topics include reasons for conducting accident investigations, employer responsibilities related to workplace accident investigations, and a six-step accident investigation procedure. The target audience is the employer, manager, employee or employee representative who is involved in conducting accident and/or near-miss investigations.  Upon course completion students will have the basic skills necessary to conduct an effective accident investigation at the workplace.  Contact hours: 8

 

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $299

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173

 

 

 

#309 Safe Patient Handling

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on ergonomic guidelines for safe patient handling and methods to protect workers in all healthcare settings. The course focuses on analyzing and identifying ergonomic hazards and practical solutions to address these issues. Course topics include developing an ergonomic work process, risk factors in patient handling and transfers, identifying work processes with the potential for musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses, protocol for resident and patient assessment, and implementing solutions including work practices and engineering controls.  Upon course completion students will understand the benefits of implementing an ergonomics process, and identify, analyze and develop solutions for ergonomic problem jobs in healthcare.  Contact hours: 8

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#310 Warehousing and Storage Safety

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on the hazards and injuries likely to occur in public warehousing and storage operations, including encounters with powered industrial trucks, material handling, lifting and ergonomics, hazard communication, walking and working surfaces, and life safety including fire protection and evacuation. This course is intended for warehouse workers, supervisors, and employers responsible for developing safe work practices and procedures in a warehouse setting.  Upon course completion students will have the knowledge to recognize the potential for injuries from forklifts, material handling and lifting, exposure to hazardous substances, slips, trips, and falls and methods to control and abate these hazards.  Contact hours: 8 

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.     

 

#311 Silica Hazards and Exposures

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on silica hazards and exposures in various industries.  Course topics include the health effects of silica exposure, assessment methods for measuring worker exposure to silica dust, and the development and implementation of controls and strategies to avoid, abate, or prevent these hazards.  The course includes describing and recognizing the hazards and risks, assessment options, and exposure control measures associated with silica exposure.  Contact hours: 8   

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#312 NFPA 70E Safety Standard Compliance

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E industry standard regarding electrical safety requirements in the workplace.  NFPA 70E is an industry-recognized safety standard that is utilized by employers and employees in compliance with OSHA 1910 Subpart S and OSHA 1926 Subpart K.  The course covers electrical safety-related work practices, required personal protective equipment (PPE), warning labels, and Lockout Tagout procedures.  The course also includes NFPA 70E guidelines and practices that aim to reduce the exposure of workers to major electrical hazards like shock, arc flash, arc blast, and fire ignition.  Contact hours: 8

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#330 HAZWOPER Refresher

Course Description:  Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) applies to any employees who are exposed to hazardous substances and who are engaged in several operations including clean-up, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste.  Workers involved in an emergency response operation dealing with hazardous waste and workers who perform duties at waste sites where hazardous contamination are also expected to be fully trained and protected.  This course provides a HAZWOPER overview and serves as a refresher for those who have previously completed HAZWOPER training.  This online version also includes a bonus module: HAZWOPER Safety Orientation. 

 

Topics include the following.

  • HAZWOPER Safety Orientation

  • Understanding HAZWOPER

  • Handling Hazardous Materials

  • HAZMAT Labeling

  • HAZWOPER Confined Space Entry

  • HAZWOPER Fire Prevention

  • HAZWOPER Heat Stress

  • HAZWOPER Personal Protective Equipment

  • Electrical Safety in HAZMAT Environments

  • The Emergency Response Plan

  • Safety Data Sheets in HAZWOPER Environments

  • Introduction to HAZWOPER Retraining

 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate and a digital badge.  Course completion wallet cards may be purchased separately after successful completion of this course.  Contact hours: 9

 

Tuition: $59

Location: Online

 

 

 

 

#350 ASP Exam Preparation: One-Day Intensive

Course Description:    This course provides intermediate instruction and prepares participants for the Board of Certified Safety Professional's Associate Safety Professional (ASP) certification exam by reviewing occupational safety and health (OSH) concepts and test-taking strategies.  Curriculum consists of presentation, sample problems and discussions on a variety of subjects to prepare participants to pass the exam.  Contact hours: 8   

 

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $399

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173 

 

 

#351 CSP Exam Preparation: One-Day Intensive

Course Description:  This course prepares participants for the Board of Certified Safety Professional's Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification exam by reviewing occupational safety and health (OSH) concepts and test-taking strategies.  Curriculum consists of presentation, sample problems and discussions on a variety of subjects to prepare participants to pass the exam.  Contact hours: 8 

 

Date: Thursday, July 9, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $399

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173  

 

 

 

 

#352 CIH Exam Preparation: One-Day Intensive

Course Description:  This course prepares participants for the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification exam administered by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) by reviewing occupational safety and health (OSH) concepts and test-taking strategies. Topics including industrial hygiene engineering; toxicology; industrial hygiene mathematics, calculations; personal protective equipment; epidemiology; heat stress, pressure, ergonomics, illumination; general practices in industrial hygiene; regulations, standards, guidelines; PELs, TLVs; sampling and instrumentation; industrial hygiene management; noise and vibration; ionizing and nonionizing radiation; biohazards; analytical chemistry; air pollution; study techniques.  Curriculum consists of presentation, sample problems and discussions on a variety of subjects to prepare participants to pass the exam.  Contact hours: 8 

 

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $399

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173

 

 

 

#400 Series Advanced Level Courses

These courses are intended for the experienced worker level, and for safety professionals.  The training expands on hazard recognition and avoidance, and addresses hazard control, abatement and prevention. These courses allow for a more in-depth review and understanding of the subject matter.  Upon successful completion of these courses, students will be issued a course completion certificate and a digital badge.

#400 Fall Protection

Course Description:  This course covers fall protection for construction and an overview of general fall protection methods. Course topics include principles of fall protection, components and limitations of fall arrest systems.  Students will participate in workshops demonstrating the inspection and use of fall protection equipment, residential construction fall protection, training requirements, and developing a fall protection program. Upon course completion students will have the ability to evaluate installed passive systems and fall arrest systems, and develop and implement fall protection plans.  Contact hours: 24  

 

Date: Tue/Wed/Thu February 4-6, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $499

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173

 

 

 

#401 Electrical Safety

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Course topics include single- and three-phase systems, cord- and plug-connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety-related work practices. Emphasis is placed on electrical hazard recognition, policies, and procedures. Students will participate in workshops on the safe and correct use of electrical testing equipment.  Upon course completion students will have the knowledge to understand the severity of electrical current on the human body, recognize and evaluate actual and potential electrical hazards, determine hazard abatement measures, and understand the proper use of electrical testing equipment.  Contact hours: 24  

 

Date: Tue/Wed/Thu January 21-23, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $499

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173

 

 

#402 Machine Guarding

Course Description:  This course covers the various types of common machinery, machine safe guards, and related procedures. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various types of machinery and the determination of proper machine safe guards.  Course topics include machinery processes, mechanical motions, points of operation, control of hazardous energy sources (Lockout/Tagout), guarding of portable powered tools, and common machine guarding failures. Program highlights include the ability to recognize hazards and provide options for control and hazard abatement through machine safeguarding inspection workshops. Upon course completion students will have the ability to describe common machine hazards and sources of energy, identify resources for assisting with machine guarding issues, and determine methods of control and hazard abatement, and selection of appropriate machine safe guards.  Contact hours: 24

Date: Tue/Wed/Thu December 1-3, 2020 Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $499

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173 

 

 

 

 

#403 Excavation and Trenching Safety

Course Description:  This course covers the safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Course topics include practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and non-shored slopes and walls of excavations, introduction of various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic), soil classification, and use of protective systems. Testing methods are demonstrated and students participate in workshops in the use of instruments such as penetrometers, Torvane shears, and engineering rods. Upon course completion students will have the ability to utilize soil testing methods to classify soil types, determine protective systems for excavation operations, and training requirements.  Contact hours: 24  

Date: Tue/Wed/Thu April 7-9, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $499 

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173   

 

 

 

#404 Industrial Hygiene

Course Description:  This course covers industrial hygiene practices and related procedures. Course topics include recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards, Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL), respiratory protection, engineering controls, sampling protocols and strategies, and workplace health program elements. The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, and use of sampling equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to recognize basic industrial hygiene principles and practices, identify characteristics of common air contaminants, locate PELs, perform basic industrial hygiene calculations, and determine methods for hazard control and abatement.  Contact hours: 24

Date: Tue/Wed/Thu May 19-21, 2020  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $499

Location: Global OSHA Headquarters, 1900 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL  60173  

 

 

 

#405 Hazardous Materials

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on hazards that relate to the use of hazardous materials. Course topics include flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids. Related processes such as spraying and dipping, and use of electrical equipment in hazardous locations are also discussed. Upon course completion students will have the ability to determine hazardous (classified) locations, and proper moving, storing, and handling of hazardous materials.  Contact hours: 24  

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#406 Confined Space

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on the safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. Course topics include recognition of confined space hazards, identification of permit and non-permit required confined spaces, use of instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards, ventilation techniques, development and implementation of a confined space program, proper signage, and training requirements. This course features workshops on permit entry classification, instrumentation, and program development. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify permit and non-permit required confined spaces, conduct atmospheric testing, and implement a permit-required confined space program.  Contact hours: 24  

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#407 Scaffolding

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on hazards associated with scaffold design, assembly, disassembly and use, types of scaffolds, determining scaffold capacity, employee qualifications and training and maintenance, repair and inspection requirements. The course includes information ensuring stable access on scaffolds and the hazards involved with scaffolds. This course discusses supported, rolling, suspending and ladder jack scaffolds.  Students will participate in activities that reinforce concepts of safe scaffolding. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to identify types of scaffolds and their components, determine safe assembly, use, and disassembly.  Contact hours: 24  

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

#408 Crane Safety

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on best practices in crane and derrick operation. Course topics include hazards associated with crane assembly and disassembly, types of cranes, lifting concepts, rigging and wire rope, signaling, employee qualifications and training, and maintenance, repair, and inspection requirements. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe crane operation. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify the types of cranes and their components and attachments, and determine safe operating conditions.  Contact hours: 24  

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#409 Oil and Gas Safety

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on hazards relating to the oil and gas industry. This course provides information for employees and employers to protect themselves by developing the knowledge and skills to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control hazards common to the on-shore oil and gas exploration and production industry. This includes worksites associated with the onshore exploration and production oil and gas industry including, but not limited to construction, drilling, completion, well servicing, production, product gathering and processing, and product transmission. This course is intended for employees and employers engaged in all phases of on-shore oil and gas exploration and production. Upon course completion students will be able to determine hazards associated with the oil and gas industry, control and hazard abatement, and other safety procedures as they relate to the gas and oil industry.  Contact hours: 24  

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#410 Safety Leadership 

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction and addresses the continuous reduction of injuries and illnesses, lost time incidents, and insurance premiums require more than managing a job safety program, it requires leadership vision and values. The course is appropriate for anyone responsible for the safety of others, and covers actions and skills needed to lead an organization to reach safety and health program goals and an effective, sustainable safety effort.  Specific topics include establishing vision and values, key safety behaviors for leaders, safety culture, defining risk vs. hazard, risk recognition, risk understanding, inspecting for hazards, investigating for causes, human error, and decision-making strategies.  It also includes instruction on coaching and motivating employees to foster a safety environment.  The course will help organizations develop a safety vision, gain employee commitment/involvement, and improve morale, quality, and economic performance.  Upon course completion students will be able to demonstrate a better understanding of the actions and methods required for effective safety leadership.  Contact hours: 24  

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#412 NFPA 70E Advanced Safety Standard Compliance

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E industry standard regarding electrical safety requirements in the workplace.  NFPA 70E is an industry-recognized safety standard that is utilized by employers and employees in compliance with OSHA 1910 Subpart S and OSHA 1926 Subpart K.  The course covers electrical safety-related work practices, required personal protective equipment (PPE), warning labels, and Lockout Tagout procedures.  The course will also include NFPA 70E guidelines and practices that aim to reduce the exposure of workers to major electrical hazards like shock, arc flash, arc blast, and fire ignition.  This advanced course includes more in-depth subject matter and additional hands-on exercises.  Contact hours: 24  

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#500 Series Trainer and Prerequisite Courses

These courses include the trainer authorization courses #500 and #501 (24 contact hours) and prerequisite course #550 Fundamentals of Adult Training (8 contact hours).  

#500 Construction Safety Trainer Course Webinar

Course Description:  This course provides instruction for individuals to become Global OSHA Authorized Trainers for construction safety.  Curriculum includes presentation skills, Global Outreach Training Program administration, materials development, course facilitation, effective instructional approaches, and conducting hands-on exercises.  Special emphasis is placed on the mandatory safety and health topics required in the #100 and #200 courses; Fall Protection, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Ladders and Stairways, Electrical Hazards, Tool Safety, Caught In or Between Hazards, Struck-By Hazards, and Health Hazards.  Additional topics include safety and health management systems and local requirements for safety and health compliance.  Upon successful completion, the participant will be awarded status as a Global OSHA Authorized Trainer, receive a Global OSHA trainer card, and be issued a Global OSHA digital badge.  This status enables the trainers to conduct introductory and intermediate level construction worker safety classes through the Global OSHA Outreach Training Program, and request course completion cards for students.  The authorization is valid for four years, at which point trainers are required to complete an update course to maintain their authorized status.  Contact hours: 24  

  • Experience Prerequisite: Three years of construction safety experience

  • Training Prerequisite: Course #550 Fundamentals of Adult Training (available online only)

 

*Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

Date: Mon-Fri, February 24-28, 2020 

Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

 

 

Date: Mon-Fri, June 15-19, 2020 

Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

 

 

Date: Mon-Fri, October 19-23, 2020 

Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

 

 

Date: Mon-Fri, January 11-15, 2021  

Time:  8:30 AM -1:30 PM US Central Time 

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

 

#501 General Safety Trainer Course Webinar

Course Description:  This course provides instruction for individuals to become Global OSHA Authorized Trainers for general safety.  Curriculum includes presentation skills, Global Outreach Training Program administration, materials development, course facilitation, effective instructional approaches, and conducting hands-on exercises.  Special emphasis is placed on the mandatory safety and health topics required in the #100 and #200 courses: Slips, Trips, and Falls; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Hazardous Materials; Exit Routes; Electrical Hazards; Machine Guarding; Ergonomic Hazards; and Industrial Hygiene.  Additional topics include safety and health management systems and local requirements for safety and health compliance.  Upon successful completion, the participant will be awarded status as a Global OSHA Authorized Trainer, receive a Global OSHA trainer card, and be issued a Global OSHA digital badge.  This status enables the trainers to conduct introductory and intermediate level construction worker safety classes through the Global OSHA Outreach Training Program, and request course completion cards for students.  The authorization is valid for four years, at which point trainers are required to complete an update course to maintain their authorized status.  Contact hours: 24  

 

  • Experience Prerequisite: Three years of general safety experience

  • Training Prerequisite: Course #550 Fundamentals of Adult Training (available online only)

 

 

*Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

Date: Mon-Fri, December 9-13, 2019

Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

 

 

 

Date: Mon-Fri, April 20-24, 2020

Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

 

 

 

Date: Mon-Fri, August 17-21, 2020

Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

 

 

 

Date: Mon-Fri, December 7-11, 2020

Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

 

 

 

 

 

Date: Mon-Fri, March 1-5, 2021

Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

 

 

#550 Fundamentals of Adult Training (Trainer course prerequisite)

Course Description:  This course provides a basic foundation for professional trainers in any industry by addressing fundamental principles and best practices in the training of adult learners.  Topics include instructional design, activity based learning, communication, effective classroom management, training evaluation, and instructor ethics.  Contact hours: 8

 

Tuition: $299

Location: Online

 

Global OSHA Headquarters

1900 E Golf Rd

Schaumburg IL 60173

USA

 

Phone: (847) 752-OSHA (6742)