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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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