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This course covers safety and health management responsibilities. Participants will be able to implement a workplace Safety and Health Management Program (SHMP) according to OSHA's Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs and related guidance.

The course covers the fundamentals of occupational safety and health management program (SHMP), SHMP recordkeeping requirements, and how to assess workplace safety and health management program.

Minimum student contact hours: 18 CEU: 1.8

*Note: Location subject to change.


July 1-3, 2024, USF OTIEC
October 1-3, 2024, Virtual Instructor-Led Training

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 15-18, 2024, TBD Biloxi
July 24-27, 2024, TBD Mobile
November 12-15, 2024, 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.


July 22-24, 2024, Virtual Instructor-Led Training
November 18-20, 2024, 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 16-20, 2024, Virtual Instructor-Led Training

This course covers an introduction to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the OSH Act for owners and managers of small businesses.

Course topics include an introduction to OSHA, OSHA Standards, the inspection process, implementing a safety and health program, worker training requirements and assistance available to small businesses.

Upon course completion students will understand OSHA operations and procedures and how to work with OSHA to prevent or reduce injuries and illnesses in their workplace.

Minimum student contact hours: 3.5 CEU: 0.35

*Note: Location subject to change.


Thursday, September 5, 2024, USF OTIEC
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.

Minimum student contact hours: 4.0 CEU: 0.4

*Note: Location subject to change.


Thursday, October 10, 2024, Virtual Instructor-Led Training
This course provides awareness-level training for heat stress to those trades that may be susceptible to heat stress and those who are charged for ensuring their safety.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain what heat stress is and why it is important.
  • Recognize factors that may contribute to heat stress.
  • describe what types of trades and professions are at risk of heat stress.
  • Recognize controls and preventative measures that eliminate or reduce the impact of heat stress.
  • Use available resources to identify the potential risk for heat stress.
  • Apply basic knowledge of heat stress risk factors to screen scenarios for heat stress.
  • Apply knowledge of heat stress controls and preventative measures to eliminate or reduce the impact of heat stress in various scenarios.
  • Recognize first aid steps to be taken in the event of a heat-related illness.

Minimum student contact hours: 7.5 CEU: 0.75

*Note: Location subject to change.


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