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Maritime Industry CSST

Maritime Industry Certified Safety Specialist CSS-M

Level: Certificate
Total Required Hours: 150 Hours
Core Course Hours: 86 Hours
Elective Course Hours: 64 Hours
Method of Course Delivery: includes presentation, classroom discussion, student interaction, and hands-on demonstrations, instructor-led (not online)

Core Courses

  • OSHA #3095 - Electrical Standards (26 Hours)
  • OSHA #5410 - Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry (35 Hours)
  • OSHA #7105 - Evacuation and Emergency Planning (4 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 #2015 - Hazardous Materials (26 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 #3115 - Fall Protection (20 Hours) 
  • OSHA #7205 - Health Hazard Awareness (6 Hours)
  • OSHA #7215 - Silica in Construction, Maritime, and General Industry (7 Hours) 
  • OSHA #7510 - Introduction to OSHA for Small Business (4 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. 

Maritime Industry Certified Safety Trainer CST-M

  • 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-M* completion

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

Elective Course Options

  • OSHA #5400 - Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry (26 Hours)**
  • OSHA #5402 - Maritime Industry Trainer Update (18 Hours)**

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