USF OTI Education Center

USF Health - College of Public Health

OSHA 7600

OSHA 7600 – Disaster Site Worker


The goal of this course is to increase the participant’s awareness of the safety and health hazards, including CBRNE agents, that may be encountered at a natural or human-made disaster site. The importance of respiratory and other personal protective equipment and proper decontamination procedures that may be used to mitigate the hazards will be emphasized. Participants will support the use of an Incident Command System through the safe performance of their job responsibilities. They will be able to show awareness of effects of traumatic incident stress that can result from working conditions and measures to reduce this stress. In addition, participants will be able to perform the following specific tasks correctly: 1) inspection of an air-purifying respirator; 2) donning and doffing an air-purifying respirator; and 3) respirator user seal check.

PREREQUISITE: Completion of the 10 Hour Construction or General Industry Outreach Training Course


The audience for this course is Disaster Site Workers who provide skilled support services (e.g. utility, demolition, debris removal, or heavy equipment operation) or site clean-up services in response to a disaster.

Tuition: $275 | Times: 8:00 – 4:30


Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notification must be in writing (fax or email are acceptable) and received (not postmarked) 10 business days prior to the start date of the course. A cancellation fee equal to 25% will be assessed. If the notice of cancellation is received 10 or more business days prior to the course start date, you may choose to send a substitute student or transfer to another course without penalty. If you choose to transfer to another course, you must take the course within six months of the original course date. After six months, the funds will be forfeited.

If you must cancel your registration less than 10 business days prior to the course start date, you may choose to substitute a person. However, no transfers or refunds are available during this time period.

If you register for a course during the 10-day window prior to the start date and you must cancel your registration, you may choose to substitute a person. No transfer or refunds are available during this time period