Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute Education Center Announces 'Train the Trainer' Courses in Orlando

    ATLANTA, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute
 Education Center will present the OTI 500 Trainer Course in Occupational
 Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry course and the OTI
 501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General
 Industry in Orlando, FL on January 12 - 14, 2004 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 with a registration fee of $725. Participants who meet the required
 prerequisites and successfully complete these courses and the exam will be
 authorized to train others in both the 10 and 30-hour courses and issue cards.
 To register online visit: www.pe.gatech.edu and select "OSHA Training" from
 the drop down menu. For additional information call: (404) 385-3502.
 
     More About the Training
 
     OTI 500 - Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for
 the Construction Industry: the course is designed for private sector
 participants interested in safety and health programs in the construction
 industry. Special emphasis will be placed on those areas of construction that
 are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as the benchmark. Prerequisites
 include: 5 years relevant experience in construction safety and health and
 attendance in the OTI 510 course or equivalent course work equal to 30 hours
 of training taken on topics relevant to OSHA and construction safety. This can
 be a week-long seminar or 30 hours of topics sewn together over your years of
 experience.
 
     OTI 501 - Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for
 General Industry: This course is designed for private sector personnel from
 all types of industries to present detailed information on how the provisions
 of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act may be implemented in the
 workplace. Rights and responsibilities under the OSH Act, the appeals process,
 recordkeeping, and voluntary protection programs are covered.
     Prerequisites include: 5 years relevant experience in the general
 industrial safety and health field and attendance in the OTI 511 course or
 equivalent course work equal to 30 hours of training taken on topics relevant
 to OSHA and general industry safety. This can be a week-long seminar or 30
 hours of topics sewn together over your years of experience.
 
     About Georgia Tech's OSHA Safety and Health Program
 
     The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) recognizes
 small companies in high hazard industries that have demonstrated exemplary
 achievements in workplace safety and health. Employers that have developed,
 implemented, and work to continuously improve the effectiveness of their
 workplace safety and health management program may be eligible for this
 important program. Participants in the program will be removed from the OSHA
 inspection list for one year. Contact Gayle Fratto at (404) 894-3589 or
 gayle.fratto@gtri.gatech.edu
 
     The OSHA 21D Consultation Program provides a free, confidential, on-site
 consultation service for small companies (fewer than 500 employees) in
 Georgia. For more information visit: www.oshainfo.gatech.edu
 
     The OSHA Training Institute Education Center offers safety and health
 courses taught throughout Region IV. Visit: www.pe.gatech.edu and select "OSHA
 Training" from the drop down menu for course details.
 
     Georgia Tech Offers Two Certificate Programs in Occupational Safety and
 Health These certificate programs recognize individuals who have gained
 specialized knowledge in the field of Occupation Safety and Health. The free
 outreach seminars can fulfill some of the elective requirements for the
 certificate programs. Detailed information is available at: www.pe.gatech.edu
 and select "certificates" from the banner.
 
 

SOURCE Georgia Tech Professional Education

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