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WELCOME

 
Welcome to the Southeastern OSHA Training Institute Education Center. North Carolina State University and
the University of Tennessee have partnered to provide training throughout the states in Region IV. We provide the US Department of Labor OSHA Outreach Training Program, OSHA's primary means of training employees in the basics of occupational safety and health. Train-the-trainer courses are available in topic areas such as construction, general industry, disaster site and maritime. We look forward to working with you.
 
The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services offers a wide array of other services and training.
 
UT CIS and Tennessee OSHA are committed to helping Tennesseans improve workplace safety and health. Click this link to view videos to help you meet TOSHA requirements, provide a format for annual training and help employees work safely.
 
For more information on HAZWOPER, Emergency Response Preparedness, Safety, Environmental, Lean Manufacturing, Quality, Human Performance Technology and other topics, please visit our UTCIS website: www.cis.tennessee.edu.
 
For more information on our OTI offerings, please continue on this page or contact:
 
CONTACT
Bryan Lane
Program Coordinator
615-319-7462
 
The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services
193C Polk Avenue
Nashville, TN 37210
Via email
Or by phone at (615) 532-8657 or (888)-763-7439.

 


Course Registration

CIS courses are delivered conveniently throughout the year at sites all across the state. All courses are taught by subject-matter experts —people who have worked in manufacturing plants, as well as service-oriented businesses, and who have faced the same problems and opportunities you do every day.
Select the “Course Catalog” option in the left menu of this page to view the CIS course offerings by category. After a course has been selected, the registrations options are:
  • Log into the Solution Point system to register electronically
  • Call UT-CIS to phone-in your registration at: 615-253-6371
  • Registration Form [PDF]—Print and Fax to 615.253.6346 or mail to address on form.

COURSES

#7300 - Confined Space Overview

OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.146(g) requires an employer to train employees who enter, attend to or supervise confined spaces. In this introductory course, learn to identify confined spaces, the major confined space hazards, principles of ventilation, entry permitting and the requirements of a permit-required confined space program.

COST: $150

Dates and locations of training events:

2014:
February 6 - Nashville

 


#7410 - Trench Safety/Excavation Competent Person

 

This course covers the responsibilities of the excavation competent person as spelled out in OSHA 29 CFR 1926.650. Students learn the OSHA-accepted soils classification methods, types of testing required, how to select protective systems and the elements of an excavation safety program.

COST: $150

Dates and locations of training events:

 
2014:
January 8 - Knoxville
February 5 - Nashville


#7845 - Recordkeeping Rule Seminar

This course is designed to assist employers in identifying and fulfilling their responsibilities for posting certain records, maintaining records of illnesses and injuries and reporting specific cases to OSHA. Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to identify OSHA requirements and complete OSHA's forms 300, 300A and 301.
 
COST: $125
 
Dates and locations of training events:

 
2014:
January 14 Knoxville
January 16 Nashville
 

#500 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction

This course is designed for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour construction safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the Outreach Program and to conduct both a 10- and 30-hour construction safety and health course and to issue cards to participants verifying course completion.
 
COST: $725
 
Prerequisites: Course #510 and five years of construction safety experience. A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
 
NOTE: Students in Course #500 who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the Outreach Program must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course and must prepare a one-hour presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach topic individually or as part of a group. Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #502 at least once every four years to maintain their trainer status.
 
Dates and locations of training events:

  
2014:
January 27-30 Knoxville
October 27 - 30 Knoxville

#501 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry

This course is designed for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the Outreach Program and to conduct both a 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health course and to issue cards to participants verifying course completion.
 
COST: $725  
 
Prerequisites: Course #511 and five years of general industry safety experience. A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
 
NOTE: Students in Course #501 who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the Outreach Program must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course and must prepare a one-hour presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry topic individually or as part of a group. Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #503 at least once every four years to maintain their trainer status.
 
Dates and locations of training events:

  
2014:
April 29 - May 2 Nashville
September 16 - 19 Memphis
November 11 - 14 Knoxville
 

#502 - Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers

This course is designed for personnel in the private sector who have completed #500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry and who are active trainers in the outreach program. It provides an update on such topics as OSHA construction standards, policies, and regulations.
 
COST: $575 
Prerequisites: Course #500
 
NOTE: Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain their trainer status. Students must bring their current trainer's card for validation.
 
Dates and locations and training events:

 
2014:
February 19 - 21 Knoxville
 

#503 - Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers

This course is designed for private sector personnel who have completed course #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and who are active trainers in the outreach program. It provides an update on OSHA general industry standards and OSHA policies.
 
COST: $575 
Prerequisites: Course #501.
 
NOTE: Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain their trainer status. Students must bring their current trainer's card for validation.
 
Dates and locations of training events:

 
2014:
April 9 - 11 Nashville
 

#510 - Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction

This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA construction standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.
 
COST: $725 (price includes a copy of the OSHA standards, 29 CFR Part 1926)
 
Dates and locations of training events:

 
2014:
May 12-15 Knoxville
 

#511 - Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.
 
COST: $725 (price includes a copy of the OSHA standards, 29 CFR Part 1910)
 
Dates and locations of training events:

 
2014:
March 11 - 14 Nashville
July 15 - 18 Memphis
August 5 - 8 Knoxville
 

#2015 Hazardous Materials
 
In this class we will focus on Subpart H of 20 CFR Part 1910. Students will learn about methods for detecting unsafe storage conditions for hazardous materials and hazardous conditions and unsafe procedures to appropriate standards for abatement action. You will also learn about necessary precautions for hazardous operations, such as the dispensing of flammable and combustible liquids as well as abatement techniques for selected industrial hazards.
 
COST: $725
 
Dates and locations of training events:
 
2013
September 17-20 Knoxville