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Workers can earn a Global OSHA wallet card through the Global Outreach Training Program.  The training is designed to emphasize hazard awareness, identification, recognition, avoidance, control, abatement, and prevention.  Workers may attend instructor-led, in-person training classes conducted by a Global OSHA Authorized Trainer or online training classes offered through the Global OSHA Website.  Training involves a combination of mandatory and elective topics.  Mandatory topics are required to be taught in each course, while the elective topics are selected by the Global OSHA Authorized Trainer to adapt to the needs of the intended audience.  These needs may differ based on the nature of the work, locality, country, project, or culture.  Mandatory and elective topic breakdowns are specified in the Global Outreach Training Program Requirements, Policies, and Procedures document.   

Worker Training Courses Offered through the Global Outreach Training Program

#100 Series Introductory Courses (8-hour)  

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.  These courses are one day in length.  See the introductory worker course descriptions below. 

 

Global OSHA Course #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 electives topics.  The mandatory topics include instruction on each of the following topics: Fall Hazards; Electrical Safety; Caught-In or Between Hazards; Struck-By Hazards; Ladders and Stairways; Personal Protective Equipment; and Tool Safety.  The remaining three hours of electives topics are at the discretion of the trainer.  This gives the trainer the ability to adapt the topics to meet the needs of the specific audience.  For a complete list of Construction Worker Safety elective topics, see the Global Outreach Training Program Requirements, Policies, and Procedures document.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a digital badge for each topic and receive a wallet-size course completion card. Contact hours: 8  

 

Global OSHA Course #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 electives topics. The mandatory topics include instruction on each of the following topics: Slips, Trips, and Falls; Electrical Safety; Personal Protective Equipment; Exit Hazards, Machine Guarding, Hazardous Materials; and Ergonomics. The remaining three hours of electives topics are at the discretion of the trainer.  This gives the trainer the ability to adapt the topics to meet the needs of the specific audience. For a complete list of General Worker Safety elective topics, see the Global Outreach Training Program Requirements, Policies, and Procedures document.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a digital badge for each topic and receive a wallet-size course completion card.  Contact hours: 8  

Global OSHA Course #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: Contamination Hazards; Drug and Alcohol Abuse; Hazardous Materials; Fire Prevention; Tuberculosis; and Workplace Violence.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a digital badge for each topic and receive a wallet-size course completion card.  Contact hours: 8  

Global OSHA Course #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: Ergonomics; Housekeeping and Managing Debris; Ladder Safety; Materials Handling Safety; Safe Driving; Safe Lifting; Slips, Trips, and Falls; Walking and Working Surfaces; and Warehouse Safety.  The remaining three hours of electives topics are at the discretion of the trainer, and include such topics as: Distracted Driving; Exit Hazards; Hand, Wrist & Finger Safety; Motor Vehicles, Fork Lifts, and Powered Industrial Trucks; Cold Weather Hazards; and Heat Stress.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a digital badge for each topic and receive a wallet-size course completion card.  Contact hours: 8  

#200 Series Intermediate Courses (24-hour)

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.  These courses are three days in length.  See the intermediate worker course descriptions below. 

 

#200 Intermediate Construction Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on construction safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, avoidance, abatement, prevention, and control 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, prevention, and control include Orientation to Safety and Health; Managing Safety and Health; Recordkeeping; Safety Leadership; Managing Subcontractors and Vendors; and Understanding Applicable Safety and Health Requirements, Rules, and Regulations.  The remaining nine hours of electives topics are at the discretion of the trainer.  This gives the trainer the ability to adapt the topics to meet the needs of the specific audience. For a complete list of Construction Worker Safety elective topics, see the Global Outreach Training Program Requirements, Policies, and Procedures document. Upon successful completion, students will be issued a digital badge for each topic and receive a wallet size course completion card.  Contact hours: 24   

#201 Intermediate General Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on general safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, avoidance, abatement, prevention, and control 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, prevention, and control include Orientation to Safety and Health; Managing Safety and Health; Recordkeeping; Safety Leadership; Managing Subcontractors and Vendors; and Understanding Applicable Safety and Health Requirements, Rules, and Regulations.  The remaining nine hours of electives topics are at the discretion of the trainer.  This gives the trainer the ability to adapt the topics to meet the needs of the specific audience.  For a complete list of General Worker Safety elective topics, see the Global Outreach Training Program Requirements, Policies, and Procedures document. Upon successful completion, students will be issued a digital badge for each topic and receive a wallet size course completion card.  Contact hours: 24  

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