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Course Catalog - FAQs
do I register for an OTI course?
Federal and State OSHA employees should contact their Training Coordinators.
Private Sector and Other Government Agency students should visit the
Training Institute Searchable Catalog. Once you have identified
the dates of the course you would like to attend, please submit the
Registration Form [PDF*
- 82 KB] to OTI
- What is OSHA's cancellation policy?
You should contact Student Services no later than 14 days before the
commencement of the course to cancel your registration. This will
assist other personnel requiring training when enrollment is limited.
- After I register for a class will I receive
any written confirmation?
Yes, you will receive an e-mail confirmation that your request has
- Where is the OSHA Training Institute located?
The OSHA Training Institute is located at 2020 South Arlington Heights
Road in Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005, approximately 11 miles
west of O'Hare International Airport. For more information, please
see our Travel Map (also
available as a 95 KB PDF)
with driving directions.
- What are the training hours for the OSHA courses?
Unless otherwise communicated, all OSHA Training Institute courses
will begin at 8:00 a.m., end at 4:15 p.m., and conclude on the final
day at 10:15 a.m. (Central Time).
- Is tuition required for employees of Federal
As provided by U.S. Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR 1949),
the OSHA Training Institute charges tuition for private sector students
attending OSHA courses, including employees of Federal government
contractors. Tuition payments must be received 14 days prior to the
start of the course or registration may be cancelled.
- Where do I send tuition payments?
OSHA Training Institute
2020 South Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005-4102
Attn: Registration Department
Please include the following information along with your payment:
Dates of class
- Can I register for OSHA Education Center classes
through the OSHA Training Institute?
No, registration for OSHA Education Centers is handled through each
- Can I take the 10-hour outreach course at the
OSHA Training Institute?
No, the 10-hour outreach courses are not held at the OSHA Training
Institute. For information regarding 10-hour outreach courses, please
visit the OSHA
Outreach Training Program page.
- Where can I take these OSHA Outreach courses?
OTI Education Centers are located throughout the United States, with
at least one in each OSHA region. Some Outreach Training Program courses
are available in an online format. Please visit the OTI
Education Centers page for a complete list of course offerings,
and training locations.
- What OSHA Outreach courses does OSHA offer?
Outreach Training Program courses currently available through the
OTI Education Centers include the most popular ones such as the #500
Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the
Construction Industry and #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety
and Health Standards for General Industry. These "train the trainer"
courses support the OSHA Outreach Training Program, which is the agency's
primary way to train workers in the basics of occupational safety
and health. Also available through the OTI Education Centers are prerequisite
courses #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction
Industry, and #511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General
Industry, as well as Trainer update courses #502 and #503. Targeted
Outreach Trainer courses available through the OTI Education Centers
include Course #5600 Disaster
Site Worker Trainer Course and #5400 Trainer
Course in OSHA Standards for the Maritime Industry.
- What is a Blended Learning Course?
A Blended Learning Course is a course that has both a web-based and
a resident training portion. This means the student must complete
a web-based portion of the course before attending the resident portion.
Each student will receive an e-mail notification that contains instructions
to access the web-based portion approximately six weeks before the
resident portion is scheduled to begin. The web-based portion must
be completed and completion certificate printed by 12 p.m. (Noon)
central time on the Friday before the resident portion is scheduled
to begin or the student WILL BE CANCELLED FROM THE COURSE. Both
the web-based and instructor lead training portions must be completed
for the student to receive credit for the course.
- Where can I obtain copies of OSHA standards?
All OSHA standards are available online at the OSHA
Additionally, publications known as the Code of Federal Regulations
(CFRs) are revised and issued annually. The CFRs are kept up to date
by the individual issues of the Federal Register. These two publications
must be used together to determine the latest version of any given
rule. OSHA’s CFRs (shown below) are available for purchase from the
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).
Please put these titles in the search box at gpo.gov.
Title 29 CFR Parts 1900 to 1910.999
General Industry Standards
Title 29 CFR Parts 1910.1000 to End
General Industry Standards
Title 29 CFR Part 1926
Construction Industry Standards
- Where can I get info on registration assistance?
Phone: (847) 759-7752
Hours of operation:
Monday thru Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm central time
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