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OSHA 5400

Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry

This course is designed for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10 and 30 hour maritime safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10 and 30 hr programs as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the Outreach Program and to conduct 10 and 30 hour maritime classes in Shipyard Employment, Marine Terminals, and Long shoring and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion. 


  • OSHA 5410 course completed within the last 7 years 
  • Five years maritime industry safety experience
  • A bachelor or higher college degree in occupational safety and health or industrial hygiene by an  accredited college or university, a certified Marine Chemist (CMC), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation in the applicable training area may be substituted for two years of experience.

A list of OSHA 5400 dates and locations are listed below but prior approval is needed by filling out the verification of prerequisites form (link below). After submitting the verification of prerequisites form an email will be sent back within 5 business days with an approval or rejection notification. If approved at that time completion of the registration will be provided.

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OSHA 5400 Course Details

  • Course Credit: 2.6 CEU’s

  • Course Fee: $750*

  • Minimum Student Contact Hours: 26

Upcoming OSHA 5400 Courses