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Oil & Gas (CSS-OG)

Oil and Gas Certified Safety Specialist (CSS-OG)

Level: Certificate
Total Required Hours: 147 Hours
Core Course Hours: 83 Hours
Elective Course Hours: 64 Hours
Method of Course Delivery: includes presentation, classroom discussion, student interaction, and hands-on demonstrations, instructor-led 

Core Courses

*SafeLandUSA Training and Hydrogen Sulfide Training from other providers or WVU Safety & Health Extension Trainer Courses may be substituted.  Two CORE Course Certificates may be accepted from other OSHA Training Institute Education Centers.

Elective Course Options

  • OSHA #521 - OSHA Guide to to Industrial Hygiene (26 Hours)
  • OSHA #2055 - Cranes in Construction (22.5 Hours)
  • OSHA #2225 - Respiratory Protection (26 Hours)
  • OSHA #2255 - Principles of Ergonomics (18 Hours)
  • OSHA #2264 - Permit-required Confined Space (20 Hours)
  • OSHA #3015 - Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics (20 Hours)
  • OSHA #3095 - Electrical Standards (26 Hours)
  • OSHA #7005 - Public Warehousing and Storage (7 Hours)
  • OSHA #7205 - Health Hazard Awareness (6 Hours)
  • OSHA #7215 - Silica in Construction, Maritime, and General Industry (7 Hours)
  • OSHA #7300 - Understanding OSHA's Permit-Required confined Space Standard (7 Hours)
  • OSHA #7400 - Noise Hazards in the Construction Industry (5.5 Hours)
  • OSHA #7405 - Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry (6.5 Hours)
  • OSHA #7410 - Managing Excavation Hazards (7 Hours)
  • OSHA #7415 - Construction Industry Hazards and Prevention (12 Hours)
  • OSHA #7510 - Introduction to OSHA for Small Business (3.5 Hours)

Elective Courses may be accepted from other OSHA training Institute Education Centers.
Curriculum may be modified based on the OSHA Directives and Industry recommendations.


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