511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

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Course Description: This course covers the scope and application of OSHA general industry standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles with special emphasis on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide. Upon course completion students will have the ability to define general industry terms found in the Standards and Subparts, identify hazards which occur in general industry, locate appropriate subparts, interpretations and resources, and describe the use of OSHA Standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program. Participants learn through facilitated discussion, exercises, and activities. Covered are the effects of workplace injuries and illnesses, the mission and importance of OSHA in the workplace,  organization, origin, codification of OSHA Standards, processes and rules for OSHA inspections, citations, penalties and policies, with an orientation to OSHA recordkeeping requirements for injuries and illnesses, OSHA safety and health management programs, and an understanding ‘how to’ use 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standards Code of Federal Regulations. Participants must attend all modules and pass a multiple choice examination for successful course completion.

CEUs, BCSP points, ABIH CM points, Training Contact Hours (TCH) may apply. OSHA #511 satisfies one of the prerequisite requirements to enroll in OSHA #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry.

Preregistration For OSHA Standards (#510 / #511) and Outreach Trainer courses (#500 / #501) where secure testing is required, registration forms must be submitted at least 7 business days prior to the course start date.


Days: 4 | Credits: 2.6 CEUs, TCH; 4.34 CM  |  $875
Days 1-3: 8:00 – 4:00 Day 4: 8:00 – 3:00


Course Section Date Location
NCOS-511-N4C April 19-22, 2021 S. Burlington, VT
NCOS-511-N5OL May 10-13, 2021 ONLINE*
NCOS-511-N80OL Four Saturdays: 5/22-6/19 ONLINE*
NCOS-511-N6C June 14-17, 2021 Hartford, CT
NCOS-511-N7OL July 12-15, 2021 ONLINE*
NCOS-511-N85 Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2021 Littleton, MA
NCOS-511-N10C Oct. 4-7, 2021 S. Burlington, VT
NCOS-511-N11C Nov. 8-11, 2021 Manchester, NH