Thursday, September 26, 2013

OSHA Offers Certificate Program for Public Sector

OSHA has launched Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals, a certificate program that aims to provide EHS training to public sector employees training to reduce injuries, illnesses and fatalities among workers in state and local governments. The program is available for construction and general industry, and offers various courses covering topics such as standards, safety and health management, accident investigation, fall hazard awareness and recordkeeping. To earn a certificate, participants must complete at least seven courses (three required, four electives) totaling at least 68 hours of in-class training.

The program will be administered by OSHA Training Institute Education Centers. Use OSHA’s searchable course schedule to find training courses.