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Certificate Program

Regardless of your educational background, the USF Certificate Programs provide both experienced and newer safety professionals important workplace knowledge and practical experience regarding safety and safety standards. Participants will enjoy a fulfilling learning experience and gain the skills necessary to create solutions for workplace safety challenges. Click here to register.

*Certificate fee is nonrefundable.  Please read and understand requirements of certificate program prior to registering. For additional questions, call us at 813-974-2284 or email us at usfotiec-outreach@usf.edu*

IMPORTANT: Professional certificates for Maritime, General and Construction Industries expire every two years.   To maintain certification, you must receive 5 CEU’s from USF OTIEC every two years. Public sector certificates do not expire.

Frequently Asked Questions

Professional Certificate for General Industry : Click Here to Register

Required Courses: 4 courses*

  1. OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry  OR
    OSHA 501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry*Must meet OSHA 501 prerequisites to take this course OR
    OSHA 503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers OR
    OSHA 6005 Collateral Duty for Federal Agencies
  2. OSHA 521 Guide to Industrial Hygiene
  3. OSHA 2045 Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards
  4. OSHA 7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management Systems

Electives—must choose 5*

OSHA 2015 Hazardous Materials
OSHA 2225 Respiratory Protection
OSHA 2255 Ergonomics
OSHA 2264 Permit Required Confined Space Entry
OSHA 3095 Electrical Standards
OSHA 3015 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
OSHA 3115 Fall Protection
OSHA 7000 OSHA Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling
OSHA 7100 Introduction to Machinery and Machine Guarding
OSHA 7105 Evacuation and Emergency Planning
OSHA 7115 Lockout/Tagout
OSHA 7200 Bloodborne Pathogens for Healthcare Facilities
OSHA 7205 Health Hazard Awareness
OSHA 7215 Silica in Construction, Maritime, and General Industry
OSHA 7300 Understanding OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Space Standard
OSHA 7505 Introduction to Incident Investigation
OSHA 7510 Introduction to OSHA for Small Business
OSHA 7845 Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
PSM Introduction to Safety and Health Management

 


Professional Certificate for Construction : Click Here to Register

Required Courses: 4 courses*

  1. OSHA 510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry  OR
    OSHA 500 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction *Must meet OSHA 500 prerequisites to take this course OR
    OSHA 502 Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers
  2. OSHA 521 Guide to Industrial Hygiene
  3. OSHA 3015 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
  4. OSHA 3115 Fall Protection

Electives—must choose 5*

OSHA 2055 Cranes in Construction
OSHA 2264 Permit Required Confined Space Entry
OSHA 3095 Electrical Standards
OSHA 7105 Evacuation and Emergency Planning
OSHA 7205 Health Hazard Awareness
OSHA 7215 Silica in Construction, Maritime, and General Industry
OSHA 7300 Understanding OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Space Standard
OSHA 7400 Noise Hazards in the Construction Industry
OSHA 7405 Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry
OSHA 7410 Managing Excavation Hazards
OSHA 7415 Construction Industry Hazards and Prevention Strategies
OSHA 7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management Systems
OSHA 7505 Introduction to Incident Investigation
OSHA 7845 Recordkeeping Rule Seminar

Professional Certificate for Maritime :  Click Here to Register

Required Courses: 4 courses*

  1. OSHA 5410 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry
  2. OSHA 7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management Systems
  3. OSHA 7505 Introduction to Incident Investigation

Electives—must choose 5*

OSHA 521 Guide to Industrial Hygiene
OSHA 2015 Hazardous Materials

OSHA 2055 Cranes in Construction

OSHA 2225 Respiratory Protection

OSHA 2255 Principles of Ergonomics

OSHA 3085 Principles of Scaffolding

OSHA 3095 Electrical Standards

OSHA 3115 Fall Protection

OSHA 7005 Public Warehousing and Storage

OSHA 7105 Evacuation and Emergency Planning
OSHA 7115 Lockout-Tagout
OSHA 7120 Introduction to Combustible Dust Hazards
OSHA 7205 Health Hazard Awareness
OSHA 7845 Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
OSHA 7215 Silica in Construction, Maritime, and General Industry

OSHA 7100 Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding OR OSHA 2045 Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards

OSHA 7300 Understanding OSHA`s Permit-Required Confined Space Standard OR OSHA 2264 Permit Required Confined Space Entry


 

For additional information CLICK HERE

 

Safety & Health Fundamentals for Maritime Application Verification Form - 2022


Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate Program for Construction : Click Here to Register

Participants must complete a minimum of seven courses, comprised of required and elective courses, that include a minimum of 68 contact hours of training through OTI Education Center courses to earn the certificate in Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals for Construction.

Participants must complete the three Required Courses as listed below for a minimum of 39 contact hours of training.

Participants must complete a minimum of four Elective Courses from the Construction Industry list below that include a minimum of 29 contact hours of training.

Required Courses: 39 hours

OSHA 510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction
OSHA 7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management
OSHA 7505 Introduction to Accident Investigation 

Elective Courses for Construction Industry: * Minimum of 4 courses, 29 hours

OSHA 521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

OSHA 2225 Respiratory Protection
OSHA 2255 Principles of Ergonomics
OSHA 2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Entry

OSHA 3085 Principles of Scaffolding

OSHA 3095 Electrical Standards

OSHA 7105 Evacuation and Emergency Planning

OSHA 7110 Safe Bolting: Principles and Practices

OSHA 7205 Health Hazard Awareness

OSHA 7215 Silica in Construction, Maritime and General Industries
OSHA 7300 Understanding OSHA`s Permit-Required Confined Space Standard

OSHA 7400 Noise in the Construction Industry

OSHA 7845 Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
OSHA 7405 Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry OR OSHA 3115 Fall Protection

OSHA 7410 Managing Excavation Hazards OR OSHA 3015 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics

 

 

 

For more information on Public Sector Certificate Programs, CLICK HERE

 

Safety & Health Fundamentals for Construction Application Verification Form - 2022

 


Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate Program for General Industry: Click Here to Register

Participants must complete a minimum of seven courses, comprised of required and elective courses, that include a minimum of 68 contact hours of training through OTI Education Center courses to earn the certificate in Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals for General Industry.

Participants must complete the three Required Courses as listed below for a minimum of 39 contact hours of training.

Participants must complete a minimum of four Elective Courses from the General Industry list below that include a minimum of 29 contact hours of training.

Required Courses: 39 hours

OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
OSHA 7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management
OSHA 7505 Introduction to Accident Investigation 

Elective Courses for General Industry:*Minimum of 4 courses, 29 hours

OSHA 521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

OSHA 2225 Respiratory Protection
OSHA 2255 Principles of Ergonomics 

OSHA 3095 Electrical Standards
OSHA 7000 OSHA Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling

OSHA 7005 Public Warehousing and Storage

OSHA 7105 Evacuation and Emergency Planning 

OSHA 7115 Lockout/Tagout

OSHA 7200 Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control for Healthcare Facilities

OSHA 7205 Health Hazard Awareness

OSHA 7210 Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

OSHA 7215 Silica in Construction, Maritime and General Industries

OSHA 7845 Recordkeeping Rule Seminar

OSHA 7100 Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding OR OSHA 2045 Machinery & Machine Guarding Standards

OSHA 7300 OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Space Entry OR OSHA 2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Standard

 

For more information on Public Sector Certificate Programs, CLICK HERE

Safety & Health Fundamentals for General Industry Application Verification Form - 2022


Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate Program for Maritime: Click here to Register 

Participants must complete a minimum of seven courses, comprised of required and elective courses, that include a minimum of 77 contact hours of training through OTI Education Center courses to earn the certificate in Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals for General Industry.

Participants must complete the three Required Courses as listed below for a minimum of 48 contact hours of training.

Participants must complete a minimum of four Elective Courses from the General Industry list below that include a minimum of 29 contact hours of training.

Required Courses: 48 hours

OSHA 5410 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry
OSHA 7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management
OSHA 7505 Introduction to Accident Investigation 

Elective Courses for Maritime Industry:*Minimum of 4 courses, 29 hours

OSHA 521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
OSHA 2015 Hazardous Materials
OSHA 2055 Cranes in Construction
OSHA 2225 Respiratory Protection
OSHA 2255 Principles of Ergonomics
OSHA 3085 Principles of Scaffolding
OSHA 3095 Electrical Standards
OSHA 3115 Fall Protection
OSHA 7005 Public Warehousing and Storage
OSHA 7105 Evacuation and Emergency Planning
OSHA 7115 Lockout/Tagout
OSHA 7120 Introduction to Combustible Dust Hazards
OSHA 7205 Health Hazard Awareness
OSHA 7215 Silica in Construction, Maritime and General Industries
OSHA 7845 Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
OSHA 7100 Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding 
OR OSHA 2045 Machinery & Machine Guarding Standards
OSHA 7300 OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Space Entry 
OR OSHA 2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Standard

 

For more information on Public Sector Certificate Programs, CLICK HERE

Safety & Health Fundamentals for Maritime Application Verification Form - 2022