44-HOUR OSH SPECIALIST PROGRAM

44-HOUR OSH SPECIALIST PROGRAM

Program Description

Employees with safety responsibilities should be properly trained to help make sure they have the necessary knowledge and skills to assist safety managers and perform other duties as determined by the employer. This program is designed for safety specialists, coordinators, and others responsible for implementing their organization's safety and health program. Emphasis is placed on gaining the knowledge and skills to assist in the establishment and management of an effective safety and health program.

Individual Benefits

Whether you are a current or potential safety specialist, by completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Properly identify hazards.
  • Communicate those hazards to management and other employees.
  • Create effective solutions to hazards.
  • Contribute to safety at your workplace in meaningful ways so that your employer takes notice.
  • Advance in your career.

Business Benefits

Safety specialists analyze many types of work environments and procedures. When you put your safety specialists or coordinators through this program, you will be able to:

  • Remain compliant with OSHA.
  • Protect workers.
  • Decrease liabilities.
  • Educate your workers about their responsibilities.
  • Increase your safety specialist's ability to inspect the workplace.
  • Pinpoint areas which need improvement.
  • Take action to prevent potential injuries.

To qualify for this program certificate, students must complete all required courses listed below. There is no time limit to complete the required courses.

  1. 700 Introduction to Safety Management
  2. 705 Hazard Communication Program
  3. 709 Personal Protective Equipment
  4. 710 Energy Control Program - LOTO
  5. 711 Introduction to Ergonomics
  6. 714 Fall Protection Program
  7. 715 Electrical Safety Basics
  8. 717 Emergency Action Plans