Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals for General Industry

Certificate Program Requirements

To earn an OSHA certificate in Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals for General Industry, participants must complete a minimum of seven courses, totaling at least 68 hours of in-class training.

The consortium brings expanded opportunities for safety and health training for workers and employers by utilizing a large network of training centers throughout the five-state region and at LSU campuses across the state of Louisiana.

Three required courses

  • OSHA 511 – Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
  • OSHA 7500 – Introduction to Safety and Health Management
  • OSHA 7505 – Introduction to Accident Investigation

Choose four elective courses

  • OSHA 3095 – Electrical Standards
  • OSHA 7300 – OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Space Entry or OSHA 2264 – Permit-Required Confined Space Standard
  • OSHA 7000 – OSHA Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling
  • OSHA 7005 – Public Warehousing and Storage
  • OSHA 7100 – Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding or OSHA 2045 – Machinery & Machine Guarding Standards
  • OSHA 7105 – Evacuation and Emergency Planning
  • OSHA 7115 – Lockout/Tagout
  • OSHA 7200 – Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control for Healthcare Facilities
  • OSHA 7205 – Health Hazard Awareness
  • OSHA 7210 – Pandemic Influenza Preparedness
  • OSHA 7845 – Record keeping Rule Seminar

Following course completion, participants must fill out and submit the General Industry Application Verification Form and Public Sector Certificate Payment Form to the Mid-South OTI Education Center. If you have any questions regarding this process, please call 877-345-2515 or email

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