PNW Offers OSHA 501: Outreach Trainer Course

PNW will offer an OSHA course on standards for the general industry.
Staff Writer

WESTVILLE — The Purdue University Northwest Center for Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) will offer an OSHA 501: Outreach Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry course May 10 through May 13, at the North Central campus.
The class will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The cost is $800 per person and includes all books and materials and lunch each day.
For this course, thorough understanding of OSHA general industry standards is required. To enroll, one must have completed the OSHA 511 course and have five years of safety experience. In order to be considered for approval to join the OSHA 501 course, those interested in registering must submit a Prerequisite Verification Form to the PNW Office of Continuing Education and Academic Outreach by the registration deadline of Monday, April 25.
This course will be taught by highly qualified instructors who cumulatively bring over half a century of OSHA experience to the classroom. It is designed for personnel interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on topics that are required in the 10- and 30-hour programs, as well as intensive instruction on training techniques. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate as well as an OSHA Outreach Trainer for General Industry card.
For more information about this program or to register, contact the Office of Continuing Education and Academic Outreach at (219) 785-5343 or Individuals can also register online at
To request a disability-related accommodation for this event, contact Cassandra Boehlke, coordinator of Continuing Education and Academic Outreach, at 219-785-5748.