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Safety & Health Fundamentals for General Industry

Safety & Health Fundamentals for General Industry | OSHA


This program is unique as it is signed and authorized by the Directorate of Training and Education (OSHA). The target audience for this new certificate is individuals working in a local, state or federal government agency who wish to improve their practical knowledge while earning a national safety and health credential.

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Participants in the Safety and Health Fundamentals Program can customize their program to reflect their own areas of interest through a selection of electives. You must attend the 3 required courses and minimum of 4 electives that include a minimum of 29 contact hours to attain this certificate.

In addition to individual course costs, there is a one-time application fee of $95.00.

Course Transfers

Any number of transfer courses may be applied to this certificate program from any of the OSHA Training Institute Education Centers.

The 500 and 501 courses or the associated update courses, 502 or 503, must have been completed within the past four years to be transferrable.

All courses previously completed through the RIT OSHA Training Institute Education Center will be grandfathered.

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