Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals Certificate

The certificate program in Pubilc Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals supports OSHA's mission by training public sector employees in occupational safety and health to reduce incident rates for workers in state and local governments.

The certificate program is also open to individuals in the private sector.

An application processing fee of $95 is due at the time of application

Construction

Application Form

Participants must complete a minimum of seven (7) courses, comprised of required and elective courses that include a minimum of 68 contact hours of training.

  • Participants must have completed the three (3) required courses: 
    • OSHA #510: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction.
    • OSHA #7500: Introduction to Safety and Health Management.
    • OSHA #7505: Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation.
  • Participants must have completed a minimum of four (4) elective courses:
    • OSHA #3015: Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics.
      • OR
    • OSHA #7410: Managing Evacuation Hazards.
    • OSHA #3095: Electrical Standards.
    • OSHA #3115: Fall Protection.
      • OR
    • OSHA #7405: Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry.
    • OSHA #7105: Evacuation and Emergency Planning.
    • OSHA #7110: Safe Bolting: Principles and Practices.
    • OSHA #7205: Health Hazard Awareness.
    • OSHA #7400: Noise in the Construction Industry.
    • OSHA #7845: Recordkeeping Rule Seminar.

*Must complete a minimum of 29 contact hours.

 

General Industry

Application Form 

Participants must complete a minimum of seven (7) courses, comprised of required and elective courses that include a minimum of 68 contact hours of training.

  • Participants must have completed the three (3) required courses: 
    • OSHA #511: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry.
    • OSHA #7500: Introduction to Safety and Health Management.
    • OSHA #7505: Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation.
  • Participants must have completed a minimum of four (4) elective courses:
    • OSHA #3095: Electrical Standards.
    • OSHA #2264: Permit-Required Confined Space Entry.
      • OR
    • OSHA #7300: Understanding OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard.
    • OSHA #7000: OSHA Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling.
    • OSHA #7005: Public Warehousing and Storage.
    • OSHA #7100: Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding.
      • OR
    • OSHA #2045: Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards.
    • OSHA #7105: Evacuation and Emergency Planning.
    • OSHA #7115: Lockout/Tagout.
    • OSHA #7200: Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control for Healthcare Facilities.
    • OSHA #7205: Health Hazard Awareness.
    • OSHA #7210: Pandemic Influenza and Workplace Preparedness.
    • OSHA #7845: Recordkeeping Rule Seminar.

*Must complete a minimum of 29 contact hours.

Recent PSSHFC Recipients

 

Andre Ramsey


Don Bartalone

OSHA Training Institute Education Centers®

Contact Us

National Safety Education Center
148 N. 3rd St
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-6902
Fax: 815-753-4203
Email: nsec@niu.edu

For questions regarding payment for courses, call 800-656-5317

For questions on submitting 10-hour and 30-hour card requests or replacement cards, call 815-753-6904

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