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Directorate of Training and Education 

Outreach Training Program 

Maritime Industry Procedures 
Revised April 2011 

Occupational Safety and              Health Administration (OSHA)  2020 S. Arlington Heights Rd  Arlington Heights, IL 60005‐4102 www.osha.gov   outreach@dol.gov 

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.................. 1 Update Requirement.... C.......................... B.................................... 2 30-Hour Maritime Industry Outreach Training Program – Designated Training Topics . B............................... VI.................... 1 A.... B............................................ 2 Maritime Industry Procedures ..................................... Trainer Requirements ........Maritime Industry Procedures ........................................................ A......... A.................................................................................................. V................ 1 Trainer Status ............................................................. 1 Voluntary Program... C........................... 4 Reporting Training Classes ........................... 2 Course Offerings ............................ .... 2 Maritime Industry and Training Websites ...................................................... A........................................................... 2 30-Hour ....................................... IV..................................................Table of Contents I...................................................................................................................... 1 Becoming an Authorized Maritime Industry Trainer............................. A.......................................................... C........... 5 Appendix ........................ 2 10-Hour Maritime Industry – Designated Training Topics...................................................................... B........................................................................................... 1 Student Courses.............................................................. II....... 1 Program Purpose .................................................................................................................................... III........Outreach Training Program Report – Maritime Industry i .................... Outreach Training Program Requirements . B...................................................... 1 Outreach Training Program ................. 2 10-Hour .................... 1 Maritime Industry Procedures ............................................... 5 Maritime Industry Summary .....................................................................................................................................................................

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avoid and prevent job related hazards. see OSHA Publication #2254. II. a degree in occupational safety and health from an accredited college or university. Trainer Requirements. Certified Safety Professional (CSP). and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify. B.pdf). Certified Marine Chemist (CMC). The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Outreach Training Program for Maritime Industry teaches maritime industry workers about their rights. Voluntary Program. To become an authorized trainer. This training program is voluntary. Training Requirements in OSHA Standards and Training Guidelines (www. Trainer Status A. This course includes knowledge and performancebased tests. a person must complete course #5400 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry. Workers must receive additional training on hazards specific to their job. Trainers must pass both of these tests to become an authorized trainer. C. 2. employer responsibilities. OSHA does not issue waivers for these prerequisites. OSHA still considers the program voluntary. B.osha. or Certified Safety Health Manager (CSHM). To review OSHA’s training requirements. It does not meet training requirements in any OSHA standard. III. The Outreach Training Program Requirements cover the requirements for all OSHA authorized trainers in every Outreach Training Program. or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH). The procedures are designed to ensure consistency of classes and that students receive the best possible training. 1 . a person must meet the following two prerequisites: 1. or certification as an Associate Safety Professional (ASP). Even though some jurisdictions.Maritime Industry Procedures.gov/Publications/osha2254. Program Purpose. Becoming an Authorized Maritime Industry Trainer. This covers the requirements for OSHA authorized trainers in all Outreach Training Programs. Requirements for Maritime Industry trainers authorized through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Outreach Training Program are contained in the following two documents: A. Two years maritime industry experience. and unions require Maritime Industry outreach training to work on maritime sites and to fulfill their safety training goals. These procedures provide instructions for authorized maritime industry outreach trainers. Maritime Industry Procedures. After satisfying the prerequisites. abate. At least one of the following: a) b) c) two years of occupational safety and health experience (with a broad focus) in any industry. employers. Maritime Industry Summary A. Outreach Training Program Requirements.I. Outreach Training Program .

The training is to be tailored to the type of work involved shipyard. authorized Maritime Industry outreach trainers are required to attend OSHA course #5402 Update for Maritime Industry Outreach Trainers every four years. Shipyard Employment. and locations on their individual website. a trainer’s authorization may only be reinstated by retaking OSHA #5400. avoidance. illness. marine terminals or longshoring. Shipyard Employment. Course Offerings. The 90-day grace period is designed to allow for unexpected circumstances like course cancellations. The trainer courses are offered exclusively at the OTI Education Centers. If a trainer’s authorization has expired.gov/dte/edcenters/current_list. This training program is intended to provide entry level maritime industry workers information about their rights. To retain a valid 10. A. shipbreaking Course #7617. 10-Hour 1) 2) 3) B. If a trainer’s authorization has expired. abate. For a complete list of all OTI Education Centers. Student Courses. Marine Terminals Course #7618. see www. including ship repairing. avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site. 2 . This section contains information on the procedures for conducting maritime industry outreach training classes. and other unavoidable obligations such as jury duty. C. and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify.B.osha. the trainer has a 90-day grace period after their expiration date to take OSHA #5402. The OSHA #5400 course may also be used to maintain a trainer’s authorized status. Marine Terminals Course #7638. Each OTI Education Center posts its course offerings. schedule.or 30-hour card. shipbuilding. Training should emphasize hazard identification. After the grace period. not OSHA standards. shipbreaking Course #7637. Update Requirement. Longshoring V. Longshoring 30-Hour 1) 2) 3) Course #7635. shipbuilding. IV. Student course completion cards expire in five years. control and prevention. Course #7615. including ship repairing. Trainers are responsible for understanding these procedures when planning and conducting their maritime industry outreach classes. To stay current on relevant OSHA matters. employer responsibilities.html. 1. students are required to take a student update course within the five year period. they will be unable to conduct outreach training and receive student completion cards. Maritime Industry Procedures. 10-Hour Maritime Industry – Designated Training Topics. A.

a) b) Hot Work . Covers workers' rights. (1) OSHA has required training content for this module . and #7618) a) Introduction to OSHA – 2 hours.see www. Materials include an Instructor Guide.Welding. 4.courses #7615.4 hours (Applies only to course #7615) a) b) c) d) Fall Protection / Scaffolding – 1 hour. Elective (#7615 – 1 hour.html. For courses #7617 and #7618. student handouts. #7617. Electrical – 1 hour. Optional (#7615 – 1 hour. Fire Protection – 1 hour. It also provides samples of a weekly fatality and catastrophe report. Walking and Working Surfaces – 1 hour. #7617 and #7618 – 2 hours). Personal Protective Equipment – 1 hour. The minimum length of any topic is one-half hour. The minimum topic requirements are as follows: 2.gov/dte/outreach/construction_generalindustry/teaching aids.osha. It includes helpful worker safety and health resources. choose at least two of these topics. #7617 and #7618 – 4 hours).Instructional time must be a minimum of 10 hours. a) b) c) d) Hazard Communications / Hazardous Materials Lockout / Tagout Respiratory Protection Elective – only for #7617 and #7618 – (1) (2) (3) (4) Fall Protection Electrical Confined and Enclosed Spaces Fire Protection 5. Mandatory . Mandatory . and participatory activities. employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint. Confined and Enclosed Spaces – 1 hour. material data safety sheet and the OSHA Log of WorkRelated Injuries and Illnesses. Burning & Cutting Material Handling 3 . The minimum length of any topic is one-half hour. (2) (3) b) c) 3.4 hours (Applies to all . PowerPoint slides.

Instructional time must be a minimum of 30 hours. #7617 and #7618 – 8 hours). Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – 2 hours. Spills and Decontamination) Machine Guarding Ergonomics and Proper Lifting Techniques (repetitive motion and muscle strains) Additional Coverage on mandatory or elective topics or on any other Maritime industry standards or policies 30-Hour Maritime Industry Outreach Training Program – Designated Training Topics. how to conduct safety meetings. Managing Safety and Health – 2 hours.c) d) e) f) B.8 hours (Applies only to course #7615) Elective (#7615 – 2 hours. and supervisory communication. Training should emphasize hazard identification. management commitment and employee involvement. Bloodborne Pathogens (Exposure Plan. Walking and Working Surfaces. The minimum length of any topic is one-half hour. Fall Protection / Scaffolding – 2 hours Electrical – 2 hours Confined and Enclosed Spaces – 2 hours Fire Protection – 2 hours c) d) 2. The 30-hour Maritime Industry Outreach Training Program is intended to provide a variety of training to workers with some safety responsibility. a) b) c) d) Hazard Communications / Hazardous Materials Lockout / Tagout Respiratory Protection Elective – only for #7617 and #7618 – (1) (2) (3) Fall Protection Electrical Confined and Enclosed Spaces 4 . not OSHA standards.8 hours a) b) Introduction to OSHA – 2 Hours. accident prevention programs. hazard prevention and control. worksite analysis. The topic requirements are as follows: 1. Mandatory . control and prevention. May include Injury and Illness Prevention Programs. Universal Precautions. a) b) c) d) 3. For courses #7617 and #7618. Mandatory . accident investigations. choose at least two of these topics. job site inspections. including fall protection – 2 hours. avoidance. See above 10-hour section for additional information.

osha. ensure coverage of the required topics.gov/dts/maritime/video/shipyard_accidents. Fire Protection Optional (#7615 – 12 hours.html#eTools OSHA Publications. See www. C. How to Obtain Student Completion Cards. Outreach Training Program Requirements. a) b) c) d) e) f) Hot Work . Reporting Training Classes. G.gov/dts/osta/oshasoft/index. D.list. section VII. OSHA has many helpful publications. posters. VI.html OSHA eTools . Publications may also be available from the nearest OSHA Area or Regional Office. The following sites are referenced to help trainers prepare and conduct outreach training classes A.html OSHA eTools . B. See the Outreach Training Program Requirements. 1.Welding. #7617 and #7618 – 14 hours).(4) 4. Burning & Cutting Material Handling Bloodborne Pathogens (Exposure Plan.osha. A few key examples: 5 . Maritime Industry and Training Websites.gov/dcsp/compliance_assistance/industry. F. Instructions for completing the Outreach Training Program Report – Maritime Industry are included on the form.osha.osha.gov/pls/publications/pubindex. OSHA Assistance for the Maritime Industry .osha.electronic products for compliance assistance www.html Examining Fatal Shipyard Accidents video www.www.osha.gov/dts/maritime/standards/guidance_documents. Outreach Training Program Report – Maritime Industry (See Appendix) a) b) 2. When planning and reporting the class.gov/SLTC/etools/shipyard/index.html Shipyard Employment eTool . Spills and Decontamination) Machine Guarding Ergonomics and Proper Lifting Techniques (repetitive motion and muscle strains) Additional Coverage on mandatory or elective topics or on any other Maritime industry standards or policies C.html#eTools Industry-Specific Resources .osha.gov/dts/maritime/index. The minimum length of any topic is one-half hour.html Maritime Guidance Documents www.electronic products for compliance assistance www.gov/dts/osta/oshasoft/index.www. for information on documenting training to receive student completion cards. Universal Precautions.osha. H.www. forms. E. and fact sheets.

6 .1. Traffic Safety In Marine Terminals. OSHA 3337. Safe Work Practices for Shipbreaking. 6. OSHA 3375. 5. 4. Longshoring Industry. Maritime . OSHA 2232. OSHA 2268. 3. 2.Shipbreaking Fact Sheet Marine Terminal Fall Protection for Personnel Platforms Fact Sheet Shipyard Industry Standards.

1001 and section 17(g) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. I have maintained the training records as required by these guidelines and I will provide these records to the OSHA Directorate of Training and Education (or their designee) upon request. I hereby attest that all provided is true and correct. Note: Please do not return the completed OSHA Form 4-50. Room N3718. this information is required to obtain OSHA student course completion cards.S. Recent Trainer Course 4. NW. 1218-0262 Expiration: 10/31/2013 OUTREACH TRAINING PROGRAM REPORT MARITIME Read instructions before completing this form. searching existing data sources. including time for reviewing instructions.504 . Statement of Certification I certify that I have conducted this outreach training class in accordance with the OSHA Outreach Training Program guidelines. DC 20210 and reference the OMB Control Number. Department of Labor.S. by checking the box to the left or affixing signature. to the U. Completion of this form is not mandatory. Sponsoring Organization Safety & Health Employer Education Community State ZIP Email 8. section 901 of Title 30 to the US Code and 20 CFR 725. which provides criminal penalties for making false statements or representations in any document filed pursuant to that Act. Expiration Date / / City Phone No. The purpose of this information is to determine whether the trainer is authorized and whether the training was properly completed.513 authorize collection of this information.S. ID No. According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. including suggestions for reducing this burden. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 15 minutes per response.C. Privacy Act Statement and Paperwork Reduction Act Statement The Privacy Act of 1974 as amended (5 U. 5. of Students City Office Hotel Union State Employer Association Country Other (specify): End Time Start Time Labor/Union N/A Employer Association Other (specify) 14. including 18 U. Washington. 6. ( ) Course Conducted 10-hour #7615-Shipyards 10-hour #7617-Marine Terminals 10-hour #7618-Longshoring 30-hour #7635-Shipyards 30-hour #7637-Marine Terminals 30-hour #7638-Longshoring 10. Course Information (check all that apply) Spanish Language other than English or Spanish (specify): Youth (age 18 or less) OSHA Alliance or Partnership (specify): 9.3 March 2011 . and completing and reviewing the collection of information.C. 3. The obligation to respond to this collection is required to obtain OSHA student course completion cards as stated in OSHA’s Outreach Training Program guidelines. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number.S. 552a). 29 U.C. I further understand that providing false information herein may subject me to civil and criminal penalties under Federal law. Submit completed forms to: 1. Course Duration Start Date End Date 13. OSHA Form 4-50. Training Site Address 7. Additional disclosures of this information are not required. Trainer Name Authorizing Training Organization Trainer Address Company Address Check if this is a new address 2. Trainer Signature: Date: If submitting this form by electronic means.666(g). 200 Constitution Avenue.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION FORM APPROVED OMB NO. gathering and maintaining the data needed. No.U. Street address 11. I attest that all information provided in this submission is true and accurate.3 to this address. Directorate of Standards and Guidance. I understand that I will be subject to immediate dismissal from the OSHA Outreach Training Program if information provided herein is not true and correct. however. Type of Training Site Workplace School 12. Send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information.

1218-0262 Expiration: 10/31/2013 OUTREACH TRAINING PROGRAM REPORT MARITIME 15. 36. 25. 2. 35. #7618) Fire Protection (#7617. #7618) OPTIONAL Hours * Hot Work – Welding. 10. 29. 11. 37. 15. 6. 19.3 March 2011 .U. #7618) Fall Protection / Scaffolding (#7615) Electrical (#7615) Confined and Enclosed Spaces (#7615) Fire Protection (#7615) Managing Safety and Health (#7635. 23. 9. 34. 26. #7618) Confined and Enclosed Spaces (#7617. #7618) Personal Protective Equipment (#7615. Page 2 OSHA Form 4-50. #7617. 30. Topic Outline *Indicate the amount of time spent on each of the topics in the class. #7618) Walking & Working Surfaces (#7615. 32. REQUIRED Hours * Introduction to OSHA (#7615.S. 12. 16. 38. 39. #7617. 20. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION FORM APPROVED OMB NO. 40. 14. 31. #7637. 17. 7. 8. Student Names Note: ensure that names are legible 1. 3. 13. 5. #7617. 28. 18. 33. 27. 21. #7618) Electrical (#7617. 4. 24. #7638) ELECTIVE Hours * Hazard Communications / Hazardous Materials Lockout / Tagout Respiratory Protection Fall Protection (#7617. 22. Burning & Cutting Material Handling Bloodborne Pathogens Machine Guarding Ergonomics and Proper Lifting Techniques OTHER Hours * TOTAL 16.

start time. 1218-0262 Expiration: 10/31/2013 OUTREACH TRAINING PROGRAM REPORT Instructions for Outreach Trainer The Outreach Training Program is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) voluntary orientation training program aimed at workers. Course Conducted Place an “x” in the appropriate box. Authorizing Training Organization List the name of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center responsible for your last trainer or update course. specify the type of training site. you are not required to fill in this section. When completing student course completion cards. ID numbers are issued to trainers after their initial course is documented.S. Trainers authorized through the OSHA Outreach Training Program must conduct outreach training classes in accordance with the current Outreach Training Program Guidelines issued by the Directorate of Training and Education (DTE). Item 2 Item 10 Item 11 Item 3 Item 4 Item 13 Item 5 Item 14 Item 6 Item 7 Item 8 Item 16 Page 3 OSHA Form 4-50. The Outreach Training Program Guidelines can be found online at the OSHA. of Students Indicate the number of students who completed the course. If this is your first class. Item 1 Trainer Name List your full name. Ensure the names are legible. Note: If you held a class that contained more or less students than allowed by OSHA policy. include a copy of your trainer card. Type of Training Site Place an “x” next to the type of site where the training was held. state. check “Other” and specify the type of sponsoring group or organization. If you had a sponsor. Sponsoring Organization Place an “x” in the box to indicate the sponsor of the training. and end time of the course.or 30-hour topic outline. Your course records must include sign-in sheets for each day and a copy of each completed card. Student Names List the first and last name of each student who completed the entire course. You must complete this part of the form. Item 15 Item 12 Item 9 No.3 March 2011 . or if you have updated your trainer status. Recent Trainer Course Indicate the most recent applicable course number you have completed. If none of the choices apply. If requesting cards electronically. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION FORM APPROVED OMB NO. or indicate if your training was completed at the OSHA Training Institute. ID No.U. If you have an ID number and there are no address changes. It provides workers with information about OSHA and provides an overview of job hazards. Training Site Address Provide the address. include a copy of the prior approval received from your authorizing training organization.gov website under Training. print or type your name on each card to ensure it is legible. city. A separate report must be completed for each course completed. OSHA Outreach Training Program. end date. Statement of Certification The authorized trainer must sign the statement of certification to verify that the class was conducted in accordance with OSHA’s guidelines and attest to the accuracy of the documentation submitted. and country where the course was conducted. Trainer Address Provide an address where to send the cards. This applies only to trainers who have already received student cards. New trainers do not have an ID number. The address you provide should ensure that the cards are sent directly to you. Topic Outline Complete the applicable 10. Course Duration Enter the start date. Course Information (check all that apply) Place an “x” next to all the information that applies to the majority of this course. but that type of organization is not a choice. Expiration Date Enter your trainer expiration date as listed on the bottom right of your Authorized Outreach Trainer card. if applicable. the trainer must place an “x” in the box or affix a signature.