How to Get OSHA Certification

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces regulations designed to keep the workplace safe. Get OSHA certification for your occupation and/or business.

Instructions

  • Step 1: Go to the OSHA website Go to the Certificate and Degree Programs page at osha.gov. Read certificate program descriptions specific to your occupation.
  • Step 2: Go to outreachtrainers.org Go to an OSHA-recommended website, and enter your zip code to search for an OTI (OSHA Training Institute) facility near you.
  • TIP: OSHA certification courses at an OTI facility are typically 10 to 30 hours.
  • Step 3: E-mail for a current list of online trainers E-mail the Department of Labor for a current online trainer list at outreach@dol.gov if you don't live near an OTI facility.
  • Step 4: Enroll in a training program Enroll in a training program online or at an OTI facility. After taking classes, you'll get your certification or completion card and be OSHA certified.
  • FACT: In 2010, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health's standards board voted to create a committee to consider mandating the use of condoms in the adult film industry.

You Will Need

  • Internet access
  • Nearby OSHA training facility
  • Online trainer
  • Completion card

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