OSHA #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

to Seattle, WA
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Cost: $825 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.6

Federal and state policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Emphasis on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

Instructor(s): Mr. Bruce Millies
Seats Available: 11

OSHA #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

to Portland, OR

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Cost: $865 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.6

Students who successfully complete this course will be authorized to conduct 10- and 30-hour General Industry Outreach classes. This is a trainer course so enrollees will give a presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program topic and must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.

Prerequisites: Five years of construction safety and health work experience and successful completion of the OSHA #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry course within the past 7 years.

Instructor(s): Mr. Troy Corbin
Seats Available: 15

OSHA #6005 Collateral Duty Course for Other Federal Agencies

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Cost: $725 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.25

This course enables participants to recognize basic safety and health hazards in the workplace, learn abatement methods for selected safety and health hazards, learn workplace inspection procedures consistent with established OSHA policies, procedures, and directives, learn the OSH Act, 29 CFR 1960, 29 CFR 1910, and major provisions of Executive Order 12196, and conduct a mock inspection of a government facility.

Instructor(s): Mr. Harvey McGill
Seats Available: 19

OSHA #500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction

to Pocatello, ID

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Cost: $625
Course credits: 2.6

Students who successfully complete this course will be authorized to conduct 10- and 30-hour Construction Outreach classes. This is a trainer course so enrollees will give a presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach Training Program topic and must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.

Prerequisites: Five years of construction safety and health work experience and successful completion of the OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry course within the past 7 years.

Instructor(s): Edward Woodford
Seats Available: 12

OSHA #2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Entry

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Cost: $725 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.0

This course covers the recognition of confined space hazards, use of instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards, ventilation techniques, and confined space program elements. The requirements for a permit, non-permit and alternate procedures confined space are also covered. Specific duties of entrants, attendants, supervisors and rescue are discussed.

Instructor(s): Mr. Jesse Michaletz
Seats Available: 14

OSHA #521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

to Anchorage, AK

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OSHA #3095 Electrical Standards

to Anchorage, AK

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Cost: $825 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.6

Students learn about the production of electricity and how it is delivered to the end user as well as the hazards associated with high and low voltage current. Basic definitions and explanation of electric generation provides the required skills needed to understand electrical systems.

Instructor(s): Mr. Bruce Millies
Seats Available: 15

OSHA #7505 Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation

Online Virtual Classroom
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Cost: $195
Course credits: 0.75

This course is an introduction to basic accident investigation procedures and accident analysis techniques. Course topics include accident investigation methods, employer responsibilities related to workplace accident investigations, and a six-step accident investigation procedure.

Instructor(s): Mr. Richard Gleason
Seats Available: 16

OSHA #3115 Fall Protection

to Seattle, WA
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Cost: $725 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.0

This course provides an overview of state-of-the-art technology for fall protection. Topics covered include the principles of fall protection, the components of fall arrest systems, the limitations of fall arrest equipment, and OSHA policies regarding fall protection.

Instructor(s): Mr. Jesse Michaletz
Seats Available: 13

OSHA #7105 Evacuation and Emergency Planning

Online Virtual Classroom
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Cost: $145
Course credits: 0.4

This course covers OSHA requirements for emergency action and fire protection plans and includes workshops pertaining to the development of emergency action plans. Upon course completion students will have the ability to list the elements of an emergency action plan and emergency evacuation floor plans, recognize violations of OSHA exit route requirements, determine whether their organization requires an emergency action plan, and develop and implement workplace emergency action and fire protection plans.

Instructor(s): Mr. Richard Gleason
Seats Available: 29

NIOSH-Approved 2-Day Initial Spirometry Training Course

to Seattle, WA
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Cost: $650
Course credits: 1.6

NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Training courses offered at the University of Washington (UW) incorporate the most recent American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society (ATS/ERS) spirometry testing procedures and interpretation standards. The ATS is the leading medical professional society in the United States that provides evidence based statements for pulmonary function laboratory standards, testing procedures, and the interpretation of test results.

This course is designed for technicians who have never taken the NIOSH Spirometry certification course, or with certificates more than 5 years old. This class is appropriate for novice as well as highly experienced spirometry technicians.

Instructor(s): Ms. Martha Horike-Pyne
Seats Available: 0

OSHA #7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management

Anchorage, AK

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Cost: $225
Course credits: 0.55

Using interactive assignments and thought-provoking group projects, students of this one day workshop come away with a strong understanding of the benefits in implementing a safety and health management system in the workplace.

Instructor(s): Mr. Bruce Millies
Seats Available: 26

OSHA #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

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Cost: $825 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.6

Federal and state policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Emphasis on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

Instructor(s): Edward Woodford
Seats Available: 10

OSHA #2225 Respiratory Protection

to Anchorage, AK

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Fostering Positive Psychological Capital & Emotional Effectiveness

to Online, Instructor Led
Live sessions: Apr 30, May 7, and 14, 2024 3pm-5:30pm PT
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Cost: $499 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 1.0

Fostering Positive Psychological Capital & Emotional Effectiveness

People, and how they feel about their work, can have a very significant impact on how they emotionally engage in the workplace each and every day. 

Today’s safety leaders need to understand stress, and emotions in the workplace in order to design a healthy work environment for the 21st century. This course will provide opportunities to examine, explore, and practice positive approaches for increasing individual and group levels of motivation, inclusivity and emotional effectiveness with the ultimate goal of fostering a safe work environment. 

Past participants have shared the importance of learning about psychological capital, hope, efficacy, resiliency and optimism, as a resource in themselves and in others, in order to prepare the people they lead to effectively cope with stress and to effectively manage their emotions. 

Participants will complete an online self-survey to discover what constitutes their positive psychological strengths and potential areas for development.

Instructor(s): Molly Cox
Seats Available: 47

Root Cause Analysis System for Incident Investigation - Advanced

to Seattle, WA
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Cost: $595 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.1

This 3-day course explores the principles, methods and tools for digging into the root causes of a workplace injury or fatality. The course begins with a basic introduction to the root cause analysis system for incident investigation and continues with a more in-depth look that will include detailed case scenarios and interactive exercises led by a dynamic and engaging instructor. Course participants will obtain data collection and analysis skills that will equip them to conduct incident investigations and to implement appropriate corrective actions. Health and safety professionals, supervisors and workers with an interest in safety and accident investigation should attend.

Instructor(s): Mr. Rocco Meraglia
Seats Available: 21

OSHA #521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

to Portland, OR

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Cost: $825 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.6

Permissible exposure limits, OSHA health standards, regulations and procedures, respiratory protection, engineering controls, hazard communication, sampling instrumentation, workplace health program elements, and other industrial hygiene topics. Workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards, and safety and health programs.

Instructor(s): Mr. Troy Corbin
Seats Available: 15

OSHA #500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction

to Anchorage, AK
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OSHA #2045 Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards

to Seattle, WA
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Cost: $825 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.6

Focus on common machinery types and related safety standards, hazards associated with various types of machinery, and control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout).

Instructor(s): Mr. Jesse Michaletz
Seats Available: 21

OSHA #7225 Transitioning to Safer Chemicals

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Cost: $125
Course credits: 1.0

This course will provide participants with information about and hands-on experience with the process for transitioning to safer chemicals, as well as the key methods, tools, and databases that can assist in this process.

Instructor(s): Mr. Harvey McGill
Seats Available: 23

OSHA #5410 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry

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Cost: $945 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 3.5

OSHA standards, policies, and procedures for the maritime industry are the focus of this course. Students will learn about the OSHA Maritime Standards, identify hazards in the maritime industry, determine appropriate hazard controls and abatement, and describe the use of the OSHA Maritime Standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program.
Instructor(s): Ms. Amy Liu
Seats Available: 21

OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry

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Cost: $825 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.6

Federal and state policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Emphasis on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

Instructor(s): Mr. Jesse Michaletz
Seats Available: 13

OSHA #3015 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics

to Seattle, WA
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Cost: $725 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.0

Focus on OSHA standards and on the safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Introduction to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavation.

Instructor(s): Mr. Rhett Carpenter
Seats Available: 21

OSHA #500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction

to Portland, OR

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Cost: $865 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.6

Students who successfully complete this course will be authorized to conduct 10- and 30-hour Construction Outreach classes. This is a trainer course so enrollees will give a presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach Training Program topic and must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.

Prerequisites: Five years of construction safety and health work experience and successful completion of the OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry course within the past 7 years.

Instructor(s): Mr. Harvey McGill
Seats Available: 17

OSHA #7405 Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry

Idaho Falls, ID
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Free! – Registration required
Course credits: 0.7

This one day course is designed to teach to students how to identify fall hazards and methods to control and abate the hazards.
Instructor(s): Edward Woodford
Seats Available: 26

OSHA #7405 Reconocer los Peligros de Caídas en la Industria de la Construcción (Idioma Español)

Idaho Falls, ID
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Free! – Registration required
Course credits: 0.7

This one day course is designed to teach to students how to identify fall hazards and methods to control and abate the hazards. 

Instructor(s): Mr. Larry Shaw
Seats Available: 40

OSHA #3015 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics

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Cost: $725 – Some discounts available
Course credits: 2.0

Focus on OSHA standards and on the safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Introduction to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavation.
Instructor(s): Mr. Harvey McGill
Seats Available: 25


The Continuing Education programs offered by the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences provide workplace safety and health training for the fields of general industry, construction, agriculture and the maritime industries.

We serve four states—Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Idaho—with monthly in-person courses, as well as on-demand programs and online virtual instruction led by our expert instructors.

We are the home of the Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center—the only training facility authorized by OSHA in our region—offering continuing education courses on federal and state safety and health regulations. 

We are also home to the Northwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety (NWCOHS). NWCOHS prepares graduate students for careers in occupational health and safety through training programs in occupational medicine, occupational health nursing, industrial hygiene, safety, hazardous materials management, leadership, green chemistry and related disciplines. The NWCOHS Continuing Education Programs provide professional development opportunities for health and safety professionals.

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