Certified Safety and Health Official 

The Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) program provides a defined path toward earning a professional certificate with a concentration in either Construction or General Industry for professionals responsible for worksite safety.

CSHO logoTypical candidates include:

  • Health, safety and environmental professionals
  • Safety coordinators
  • Human resources professionals
  • Plant managers, supervisors and crew chiefs
  • Construction site superintendents
  • Safety and health training facilitators
  • Risk management and risk assessment professionals

 

Construction Industry

General Industry

Required (6) Required (6)
OSHA 500 – Trainer Course in Occupational Safety & Health Standards for the Construction Industry
OSHA 501   Trainer Course in Occupational Safety & Health Standards for General Industry
OSHA 510 – Occupational Safety & Health Standards for the Construction Industry OSHA 511   Occupational Safety & Health Standards for General Industry

OSHA 521 – OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

OSHA 521 – OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

OSHA 3015 – Excavation, Trenching & Soil Mechanics OSHA 2045 – Machinery & Machine Guarding Standards
OSHA 3095 – Electrical Standards OSHA 2264 – Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
OSHA 3115 – Fall Protection OSHA 3095  Electrical Standards
Electives (4) Electives (4)

OSHA 511  Occupational Safety & Health Standards for General Industry

OSHA 510 – Occupational Safety & Health Standards for the Construction Industry

OSHA 2015 – Hazardous Materials OSHA 2015 – Hazardous Materials
OSHA 2045 – Machinery & Machine Guarding Standards OSHA 2225 – Respiratory Protection
OSHA 2055 – Cranes in Construction OSHA 2255 – Principles of Ergonomics
OSHA 2225 – Respiratory Protection

OSHA 3115 – Fall Protection

OSHA 2255 – Principles of Ergonomics

OSHA 5410   Occupational Safety & Health Standards for the Maritime Industry

OSHA 2264 – Permit-Required Confined Space Entry

OSHA 5810  Hazards Recognition & Standards for On-Shore Oil & Gas Exploration and Production

 

Additional Certificate Information

  • Students must complete six (6) core courses and four (4) electives to earn the Mid-South CSHO certificate.
  • All courses must be taken within five (5) years.
  • At least four (4) classes must be taken with Mid-South.
  • Two short #7000 courses may substitute one (1) elective.
  • Certificate holders will receive the CSHO plaque, a hard hat decal and a CSHO wallet card.
  • Participants applying for their certificate prior to completing requirements will be presented with their certificate in their final class.

    Instructions for Ordering CSHO Certificates/Plaques
    • This certificate request form must be submitted and a $75 fee paid no later than close of business two (2) Fridays prior to your last class and           no earlier than four (4) weeks prior.
  • All coursework must be completed other than the final class before your application is submitted. If the participant reschedules their last class,       and a plaque has already been ordered, they are responsible for notifying our office and paying a $35 fee.