News and Announcements

  Please read information about the CSUDH OSHA Center regarding the current health crisis.

Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 health situation, our office will be limiting communication to online methods. We are answering questions within our capacity via email at osha@csudh.edu. Thank you for your patience, and stay safe!

Schedule Update

On May 12, 2020 Chancellor White announced that all Fall 2020 courses would be conducted through virtual learning platforms. The CSUDH leadership team, in consultation with medical professionals and public health experts, has been meeting daily to monitor the progress of COVID-19. Based on the recommendations of health officials, we have decided to conduct all 2020 courses through synchronous video conferencing modality. All courses with the exception of those requiring use of equipment or close contact have been confirmed to move forward. All course listing are accurate and have been confirmed to take place with the appropriate enrollment requirements. We ask all students to register at least five days prior to ensure that you receive all course information and materials promptly.

Special Events

Safe+Sound Week

Safe + Sound at CSUDH | August 16

Nationwide Campaign for Safety and Health Programs | August 10-16

Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event to celebrate the successes of businesses that have implemented safety and health programs in the workplace. Throughout the year, businesses show their commitment to safety by focusing on management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces. Each August we invite them to celebrate their safety successes and efforts to be #SafeAndSoundAtWork.

More info: https://www.osha.gov/safeandsoundweek/

Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XluYVm8oS4


National Safety Stand-Down 2019        

Event Postponed:

Stand-Down to Save Lives | National Safety Stand-Down | September 14-18, 2020

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 320 of the 1,008 construction fatalities recorded in 2018 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.

Addressing falls in construction is the reason why each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) holds a National Safety Stand-Down to prevent Falls in the Construction industry. OSHA encourages employers to take a break to focus on safety concerns surrounding falls from elevation. Stand-down events provide employers and workers the opportunity to talk about hazards, protective methods, and the company’s safety and health programs, goals, and expectations.

Last year, thousands of worksites participated in the campaign and the Stand-Down event reached over a million workers. OSHA invites employers to dedicate themselves yet again to the safety of their most valuable resource: their workers. OSHA’s Stand-Down webpage offers information on conducting a successful event, and educational resources. Employers are encouraged to provide feedback after their events, and to obtain a personalized certificate of participation.

The National Safety Stand-Down is a joint effort between OSHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training.

To learn how you can participate in the Stand-Down, visit www.osha.gov/StopFallsStandDown.

OSHA Official News Release: Falls Stand-Down/

Preparing for Health & Safety

Hospitality Health & Safety Manager Certificate Program

Our new HHSM certificate provides an overview of safety regulations governing the hospitality industry, as well as record keeping requirements and accident investigations. The program emphasizes recognition of workplace hazards and conducts risk assessments related to workplace violence, soft tissue injuries and bloodborne pathogens.


Now Available: Classes in Hawaii!

Honolulu, HI — The CSUDH OSHA Training Institute Education Center is now offereing classes in Honolulu. The 2019 classes will fulfill the requirements for the Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals certificate. Courses will be offered at the Airgas offices at 2305 Kamehameha Hwy Honolulu.



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About Us

CSU Dominguez Hills is the only California State University to be awarded a Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Training Institute Education Center (OSHA OTIEC). We are proud to support OSHA’s mission of educating employers and workers on how to avoid workplace injuries and maintain a safe work environment.

The College has a history of meeting community and industry needs through specialized training and partnership arrangements. Industry representatives and employers are invited to contact me for further information about occupational safety and health training, courses and certificates of completion offered through the CSUDH OSHA Education Center.

Raul Guzman
Director of OSHA Training Institute Education Center


Instructor Jeremy Trask Educating Youth at the Associated Builders and Contractors of Southern California.

Instructor Jeremy Trask Educating Youth at the Associated Builders & Contractors of Southern California

OSHA Training Institute support community Events.

OSHA Training Institute Education Center supports community events


California State University Dominguez Hills is proud to announce Cliff Meidl as the new OSHA Education Center Spokesperson.

CSUDH is proud have Cliff Meidl as the OSHA Education Center Spokesperson

California State University Dominguez Hills is proud to announce Cliff Meidl as the new OSHA Education Center Spokesperson.

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