Disaster Site Worker Trainer Course
The goal of this course is to prepare experienced trainers to present OTI Course #7600 – Disaster Site Worker Course. The trainer will be able to apply elements of successful adult training programs; acquire new knowledge, skills, and attitudes with regard to disaster site work; and demonstrate the ability to properly don, doff and inspect air-purifying respirators in order to accomplish successful delivery of the Disaster Site Worker Course. Trainers are given the opportunity to practice knowledge, skills, and attitudes through discussion, planned exercises, demonstrations and presentations. Participants receive lesson plans and training materials for the Disaster Site Worker Course as well as information on training techniques and resources. Trainers will be expected to present a selected portion of the Disaster Site Worker Course and to use a “presentation evaluation” sheet to evaluate other presenters. The audience for this course is authorized OSHA Construction Outreach Trainers (OTI Course #500) who have a minimum of three years experience as an occupational safety and health trainer.
Prerequisite: To become an authorized Disaster Site trainer, you must meet the following prerequisites::
- Be a current authorized OSHA Construction or General Industry Outreach Trainer.
- Have a minimum of three years experience as an occupational safety and health trainer.
- Have completed a 40-hour (minimum) HAZWOPER training course, or possess journey level credentials in the construction trades, or possess the technical skills or credentials in construction work equivalent to the journey level.
Please note that a list of OSHA 5600 dates and locations are listed below but prior approval is needed by filling out the verification of prerequisites form (Blue link below). After submitting the verification of prerequisites form an email will be sent back with in 5 days with an approval or rejection notification. If approved at that time completion the registration information will be provided. 2.6 CEU’s