OSHA #501 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry

Live Virtual Online Course

This course is being delivered in a live virtual format online. The course will meet at the scheduled time & dates using Zoom. Course materials and information will be sent electronically prior to the course date.

Virtual Course Requirements:

• The course should be attended on your Laptop or Desktop, iPads or Mobile Phones should not be used.
• A webcam and microphone are required to participate in this virtual course.
• Access to a printer to print course materials.
• Please be sure you can connect from a reliable internet connection. Hotspots and cellular connections aren't recommended.

Please check our Best Practices Guide for steps to test your computer equipment prior to registering for the course.


-3.5 Days, 26 Contact Hours
-This course is not eligible for OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.

About This Course:
This course is designed for individuals interested in becoming authorized to teach OSHA 10 and 30-Hour Outreach Training for their employees or other interested groups. The course will cover basic adult learning techniques and discuss effective presentation skills. During the course, students will prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program topic individually and make a presentation to the class in partial fulfillment of the course requirements.

Important notice: a laptop is required for this course.


  • OSHA #511 course completion certificate with a course end date that does not exceed 7 years from the requested enrollment date. (Please note, the 30-hour General Industry OSHA outreach card is not equivalent to the OSHA #511 certificate).
  • Five (5) years of general industry safety and health experience.
  • Approval of the prerequisite verification form. The prerequisite form is your application to enter this class and will be submitted electronically as you are registering for your selected course date. On the form you will attach your 511 certificate and you will tell us in great detail of your years of experience, responsibilities, and duties relating to general industry safety and health. The prerequisite form is required by the OSHA Directorate of Training and Education and forms that fail to provide adequate detail regarding one’s safety experience will be denied. One sentence responses are not acceptable.
  • Please note, if you are already an authorized trainer and are nearing your expiration date you must complete the OSHA #503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers class before your expiration date as the 90 day re-authorization grace period for trainers has now been eliminated.

In addition to attending the full course and presenting an assigned topic, students must pass a written multiple-choice examination to fulfill the requirements of this course.

Recommended for:
Environmental Safety and Health managers, directors, and other professionals interested in teaching the OSHA 10 and 30-hour general industry outreach program classes.

Topics Include:

  • OSHA Outreach Training Program Requirements and Procedures
  • Ethics
  • Adult Education Principles
  • Writing Learning Objectives
  • Developing Training Content
  • Use of Multimedia in Presentations
  • Training Methods and Techniques
  • Resources for Safety Training
  • How to submit a request for 10 and 30 hr wallet cards

Course Location:
University of Cincinnati
260 Stetson Street
Stetson Building, Room 2110
Cincinnati, OH 45267


Daryl Daniels

Start Time: 8:00 am
End Time: 4:00 pm

Start Date: August 14, 2023
End Date: August 18, 2023

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Virtual Course Policy

Students Agreements for virtual OSHA/Trenching classes:

1. Students are required to complete the entire length of class as indicated on the schedule.
2. Students are required to keep their camera on for the duration of the virtual class
3. Students are expected to participate in class to the best of their ability, and from a location with minimal distractions, such as a home or office.
(A vehicle is not considered an acceptable location.)

The instructor/facilitator reserves the right to remove a student from class for non-compliance.

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