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Construction CSST

Construction Certified Safety Specialist CSS-C

  • Level: Certificate
  • Total Required Hours: 149 Hours
  • Core Course Hours: 85 Hours
  • Elective Course Hours: 64 Hours
  • Method of Course Delivery: instructor-led classroom delivery (not online) includes presentation, discussion, student interaction, and hands-on demonstrations, 

Core Courses

  • OSHA #510 - Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction (26 Hours)
  • OSHA #3015 - Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics (20 Hours)
  • OSHA #3115 - Fall Protection (18 Hours)
  • OSHA #7500  - Introduction to Safety and Health Management (5.5 Hours)
  • OSHA #7505  - Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation (7.5 Hours)
  • OSHA #7845  - Recordkeeping Rule Seminar (4 Hours)
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA) (4 Hours)

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 #3085 - Principles of Scaffolding (22 Hours)
  • OSHA #3095 - Electrical Standards (26 Hours)
  • OSHA #7005 - Public Warehousing and Storage (7 Hours)
  • OSHA #7105 - Introduction to Evacuation and Emergency Planning (4 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.

Construction Certified Safety Trainer CST-C

  • Level: Certificate
  • Minimum Hours Required: 18 Hours
  • Method of Course Delivery: Instructor-led (not online) classroom delivery includes presentation, discussion, student interaction, and hands-on demonstrations
  • Prerequisite: CSS-C* Construction completion 

*CSS-C must be issued through WVU Safety & Health Extension.

Elective Course Options

  • OSHA #500 - Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (26 Hours)†
  • OSHA #502 - Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers (18 Hours)†

OSHA Trainer Courses must be completed through WVU Safety & Health Extension in the last four years.