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

Due to the current health emergency, OSHA has granted the CSUDH OSHA Training Institute Education Center the opportunity to run the following courses online as a pilot program. For the very first time, these courses are being offered online.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity!

Course Title Dates City   Modality/Cancelled
OSHA 7505 - Introduction to Incident/ Accident Investigation May 26, 27   Alter. Mod.
Advanced Incident/ Accident Investigation May 28, 29   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 501 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry May 30, 31, June 6, 7 San Diego   Cancelled
OSHA 2225 - Respiratory Protection May 30, 31, June 6, 7   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 502 - Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers May 30, 31, June 6   Alter. Mod.
Developing an Effective Hotel Safety Program June 1, 2   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 7210 Pandemic Influenza and Workplace Preparedness June 2   Alter. Mod.
Developing an Effective Restaurant Safety Program June 3, 4   Alter. Mod.
Emergency Management in the Healthcare Environment June 3   Alter. Mod.
Hazardous Materials in the Healthcare Environment June 4   Alter. Mod.
Developing an Effective Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program June 5   Alter. Mod.
Fire and Safety in the Healthcare Environment June 5   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 5029 - Update for Cal/OSHA Construction Industry June 7   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 502 - Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers June 10, 11, 12   Alter. Mod.
Workplace Violence/ Active Shooter Prevention June 11, 12 Carson   Cancelled
OSHA 503 - Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers June 13, 14, 20   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene June 13, 14, 27, 28   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene June 15, 16, 17, 18   Alter. Mod.
Trainer Course - Forklift Safety June 19, 20 Carson   Cancelled
OSHA 3015 - Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics June 22, 23, 24   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 510 - OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry June 27, 28, July 11, 12 Carson   Cancelled
OSHA 5119 - Cal/OSHA Standards for General Industry June 27, 28, July 11, 12   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 2225 - Respiratory Protection June 29, 30, July 1, 2   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 2055 - Cranes in Construction June 29, 30, July 1   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 500 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry July 6, 7, 8, 9 Carson   Cancelled
OSHA 3095 - Electrical Standards July 6, 7, 8, 9   Alter. Mod.
Rigging Awareness July 10   Alter. Mod.
Basic Life Support (BLS) July 11 Carson   Cancelled
OSHA 5109 - Cal/OSHA Standards for the construction Industry July 13, 14, 15, 16   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 7505 - Introduction to Incident/ Accident Investigation July 13, 14   Alter. Mod.
Qualified Rigger July 17 Carson   Cancelled
OSHA 511 - OSHA Standards for General Industry July 18, 19, 25, 26 Anaheim   Cancelled
OSHA 2045 - Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards July 20, 21, 22, 23   Alter. Mod.
EM 385-1-1 - Construction Safety Hazard Awareness Course for Contractors July 20, 21, 27, 28, 29   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry July 20, 21, 27, 28   Alter. Mod.
Trainer Course - Rigging July 24 Carson   Cancelled
OSHA 3015 - Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics July 25, 26, August 1   Alter. Mod.
OSHA 3115 - Fall Protection July 27, 28, 29   Alter. Mod.
Trainer Course - Fall Protection July 30   Alter. Mod.

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:

7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down | May 4–8, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced today that it has postponed the 7th annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, originally scheduled for May 4-8, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be rescheduled this summer.

Falls remain the leading cause of fatal injuries to workers in the construction industry. While the National Stand-Down is postponed, OSHA encourages employers to remain vigilant and to use all available resources, including those at https://www.osha.gov/StopFallsStandDown/ to enhance worker safety.

More info:

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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