OSHA Outreach Trainer Authorization

The OSHA Outreach Trainer Authorization (Train-the-Trainer) Program authorizes those who complete the training program to teach 10-Hour and 30-Hour Hazard Awareness Courses for General Industry.

In order to enroll in OSHA #501: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry, participants must meet prerequisite requirements to be eligible.

Prerequisites for OSHA #501: 

  • OSHA #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
  • Five years of general industry safety experience, or three years of experience and one of the following:
    • College degree in Occupational Safety and Health
    • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
    • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Prerequisites must be completed BEFORE registering for OSHA #501. NO EXCEPTIONS. Please complete the Pre-requisite Form for verification.

Initial trainer Course Prerequisite Form

Trainers will need to renew their Outreach Trainer Card every four years. Trainers have 90 days after the four year expiration to complete OSHA #503 to maintain their Outreach Trainer Card.

General Industry Train-the-Trainer Courses

OSHA #511OSHA #501OSHA #503