In 1992, UC San Diego’s interest and suggestions helped the U.S. Department of Labor – OSHA , Office of Training and Education (OTE) to create the OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC), a network for premiere safety training. This includes universities, colleges, and non-profit organizations that provide unrivaled safety training. UC San Diego was one of the first four authorized training centers. The UCSD OTIEC represents OSHA’s Region 9 and provides courses in 11 locations.
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The VIirtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) classes at the UC San Diego OTIEC are available to anyone who lives or works in OSHA Region 9 (Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Territories and American Samoa). Additionally, if you are a current Outreach Trainer with UCSD, regardless of your residence, you are still eligible to attend a Trainer Update Course (OSHA 502, OSHA 503, OSHA 5402).
All of the OSHA Training Institute Education Center and Occupational Health and Safety Department courses at UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies offer several types of academic and industry credit.
ABIH CREDIT: The American Board of Industrial Hygiene offers Certification Maintenance (CM) points for specific courses that have been registered.
BCSP CREDIT: The Board of Certified Safety Professionals offers Continuance of Certification (COC) points.
BRN CREDIT: The Bureau of Registered Nurses offers BRN credit. Reference UC San Diego provider number 00058.
Cancellations must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the course start date to be eligible for a refund. Students who do not show up for class will not be refunded. In the unlikely event that UC San Diego cancels a course, students will receive a full refund.
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