Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

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OSHA 501 General Industry

OSHA Partnership - Safety and Health Council of North Carolina and NC State University's OSHA Training!


2016 Dates     Registration

30 MESH Hours     $795

December 5-8 in Charlotte


Prerequisite: OSHA requires each course participant have completed a week long training in OSHA 511 General Industry and five (5) years general industry safety experience prior to this course. A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two(2) years of experience.

The focus of this course is on how to teach OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as safety and health principles for the 10 and 30 hour general industry courses. Course materials include a copy of the latest OSHA Standards 29 CFR Part 1910 and extensive reference materials. Prior knowledge of OSHA regulations is necessary. The course will include training techniques and practice teaching sessions.

Successful completion of the course earns U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Institute (Federal OSHA) certificate.

Course Topics

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Inspections, Citations and Penalties
  • Hazard Identification
  • Means of Egress
  • Fire Protection
  • Materials Handling
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Walking, Working Surfaces
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Machine Safeguarding
  • Cutting, Welding and Brazing
  • Permit Required Confined Spaces
  • Process Safety Management
  • Electrical
  • Lockout, Tagout
  • Recordkeeping
  • Hazard Communication
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Asbestos