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OSHA Outreach FAQ'S

Which course should I enroll in?

  • The 10-hour training program is primarily intended for entry level workers.

  • The 30-hour training program is intended to provide workers with some safety responsibility a greater depth and variety of training.

How long do the courses take?

  • The OSHA 10-hour course will take a minimum of 10 hours to complete the course

  • The OSHA 30-hour course will take a minimum of 30 hours to complete the course

  • OSHA requires that you can only take 7.5 hours per day of course content and then must wait 24 hours before completing additional course content

How much time do I have to complete the training?

  • You will have 6 months to complete the training from the time your enroll in the course

What is the course like?

  • The online interactive course is fully narrated flash-enabled course with graphics/text, drag and drop exercises, and questions to ensure mastery of the course content

  • Printable job aids at the end of each module covering what you learned

  • Progress bar to let you know where you are in each module

  • Email access to an OSHA Authorized trainer should you have questions about the course content

When do I get my OSHA DOL Card?

  • You will receive your OSHA DOL Card between 6-8 weeks after successful completion of the course. You will be able to print a diploma certificate when you complete the course. Most employers will accept this diploma while you are waiting for your OSHA DOL Card. 

Where is my OSHA DOL Card mailed to? 

  • Your OSHA DOL Card will be mailed to the mailing address you provide during registration. 


Is there an OSHA trainer to email questions during the course?​

  • Yes. An email will be provided within the course that will connect you with an OSHA authorized trainer should you have any questions during the course.

What do I get when I successfully complete the course?

  • Printable diploma immediately upon successful completion

  • OSHA card provided by the U.S. Department of Labor (will be mailed to you within 6-8 weeks)

  • IACET-approved CEU's: 1.0 (10-hour course) & 3.0 (30-hour course)

Can I take an OSHA Outreach course online?

  • Yes! As outlined by OSHA Outreach course can be taken online

What does Actively Proctored mean?

  • For states/cities that require proctoring (New York City) the Actively Proctored version of the course will prompt you to dial a 800 number to capture your voice authentication and provide a PIN before starting the course

  • Periodically through the course you will be prompted to dial a 800 number to state your PIN


Why OSHA Outreach?

  • The Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights.

  • Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific hazards of their job as noted in many OSHA standards

What are the Program Benefits?

  • OSHA DOL Card from the U.S. Department of Labor

  • Promotes safety culture through peer training

  • Training is intended to be participatory, using hands-on activities

  • Trainers are able to tailor the training topics based on specific needs of their audience

  • Outreach training content includes hazard recognition and avoidance, workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint; it emphasizes the value of safety and health to workers, including young workers

  • Outreach training is available in languages other than English (Spanish)

How can I enroll multiple employees to take the course(s)? 

Is there a link to the OSHA Outreach program?

  • Program information from OSHA is here.

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