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OSHA 5600

OSHA 5600 – Disaster Site Worker Trainer Course – Tuition $700

General CEUs: 2.5| Times: 8:00 – 4:30 |

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*PREREQUISITE REQUIRED. See below for more information.


 NEW 2016 DATES!
 Date  City
February 1-4, 2016
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl Closed
Jun 13-16, 2016  West Palm Beach, Fl Closed



ABIH:ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this event. The current event contains 24 hours which can be claimed for CM credit. Rules and additional information for Event Providers is available at:


This course prepares experienced Outreach Training Program trainers to present OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course, intended for second responders (those arriving hours or days after the event).  Course topics include the National Response Framework, the Incident Command System, disaster work zone safety, respiratory protection, communication issues, applying elements of successful adult training programs, and knowledge, skills, and attitudes to awareness training about safety and health standards at natural and human-made disaster sites.  Students are provided the opportunity to practice knowledge and skills through discussion, planned exercises, demonstrations, and presentations.  Lesson plans and training materials for the OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course are provided.  Students who wish to participate as authorized Disaster Site Worker trainers must prepare a presentation on an assigned disaster site worker topic individually or as part of a group.  Successful completion of this course authorized students to become trainers in the Disaster Site Worker Outreach Training Program, to conduct the OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.  Minimum student contact hours:  24


OSHA #500 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry or OSHA #501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry, three (3) years safety training experience, and completion of the 40-hour HAZWOPER training. Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend OSHA #5602 Update for Disaster Site Worker Trainer course at least every four (4) years to maintain their Outreach Training Program trainer authorization.  A copy of their Outreach Training Program trainer card for construction or general industry or an official transcript from their respective OSHA Training Institute Education Center showing successful completion of the OSHA #500 or OSHA #501 course, and a copy of their 40-hour HAZWOPER course completion certificate are required prior to the start of class to verify trainer status. Click here to download the form.


Cancellation Policy: 

Cancellation notification must be in writing (fax or email are acceptable) and received (not postmarked) 5 days prior to the start of the course. A cancellation fee equal to 25% will be assessed. Written cancellations received less than 5 working days prior to the event will be charged the cancellation fee plus the cost of the Manual and CFR. No-shows will be billed.

Substitutes are welcome without penalty. Please allow up to 2-3 weeks for any refunds. The USF Office of Continuing Professional Development reserves the right to cancel this activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of such cancellation, only the registration fee will be returned to the registrant. The USF Office of Continuing Professional Development will not be responsible for travel expenses incurred by the participant in case of cancellation.