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Oil and Gas CSST

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 (not online)

Core Courses

*RigPass/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 #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.

Oil and Gas Certified Safety Trainer CST-OG

  • Level: Certificate
  • Minimum Hours Required: 42 Hours
  • Method of Course Delivery : includes presentation, classroom discussion, student interaction, and hands-on demonstrations, instructor-led (not online)
  • Prerequisite: CSS-OG†
CSS-OG must be issued through WVU Safety & Health Extension.

Core Courses

All Trainer Courses must be completed 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 #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (26 Hours)§
  • OSHA #502 - Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers (18 Hours)§
  • OSHA #503 - Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers (18 Hours)§

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