Upcoming Courses


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.

Minimum student contact hours: 26 CEU: 2.6

*Note: Location subject to change.

July 10-13, 2023, TBD Mobile, AL
October 16-19, 2023, Virtual Instructor-Led Training

This course is designed for individuals who have successfully completed OSHA course #5400 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Maritime Industry and are active Outreach Training Program trainers. The course updates the OSHA Maritime 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 maritime industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures as they continue to teach the 10- and 30-hour Outreach Training Program classes.

Minimum student contact hours: 18 CEU: 1.8

*Note: Location subject to change.

June 12-14, 2023, Virtual Instructor-Led Training
July 24-26, 2023, Virtual Instructor-Led Training
September 5-7, 2023, Virtual Instructor-Led Training
November 6-8, 2023, Virtual Instructor-Led Training

This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards for the maritime industry. Using the OSHA Maritime Standards as a guide, special emphasis is placed on those areas in the maritime industry which are most hazardous. Upon course completion students will define maritime terms found in the OSHA Maritime Standards, identify hazards in the maritime industry and determine appropriate controls and abatement, locate OSHA Maritime Standards, policies and procedures, and describe the use of the OSHA Maritime Standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program.

Minimum student contact hours: 35 CEU: 3.5

*Note: Location subject to change.

September 18-22, 2023, Virtual Instructor-Led Training
Powered industrial trucks, commonly called forklifts, or lift trucks, are used in many industries to move materials. Forklifts are involved in many serious accidents affecting the operators and other personnel. The Forklift Safety Awareness Course is designed to give Managers, Supervisors, and Safety coordinators a detailed overview of the hazardous conditions associated with using forklifts at their facility or job site. The course does not qualify a person to operate a forklift, however, workers who operate forklifts can benefit greatly from this course. The class includes an explanation of the OSHA standards regulating the use of forklifts along with current industry best practices. At the conclusion of the course, students will have an awareness level of identifying forklift hazards and methods to control and abate the hazards.


  • Identify the differing types and fundamentals of how forklifts work
  • Describe applicable OSHA standards regulating forklifts
  • Identify the basic forklift operating rules and safe work practices
  • Understand how to read the forklift data plate
  • Perform basic load calculations based on sample data plates
  • Recognize how workplace conditions can affect safe operation
  • Identify the OSHA requirements for forklift operator training and retraining

Minimum student contact hours: 4.0 CEU: 0.4

*Note: Location subject to change.

Friday, July 21, 2023, Virtual Instructor-Led Training