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Certified Occupational Safety Specialist - Distance Learning     
Course Information
Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) is a unique, curriculum-based program that builds a solid foundation in both General Industry (CFR 1910) and Construction (CFR 1926) knowledge for the beginning safety practitioner as well as the experienced safety professional. COSS meets the requirements outlined in ANSI Z490.1 – Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, & Environmental Training Standard.

The course consists of 40 hours of hands-on, instructor-led learning, delivered by OSHA-authorized trainers. The course is designed to equip workers with the core competencies they need to succeed in occupational safety and health.

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Virtual COSS® courses are offered in real-time during live classes with our expert COSS Instructors. The week-long course features the same innovative and rigorous curriculum as our in-person COSS training with digital coursework that includes daily compliance moments and proctored exams.

Students will participate in a live 6-hour online session via Zoom video conferencing Monday – Friday. Live sessions begin at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. After each session Monday - Thursday, students can work on their own time to complete daily exercises and readings. On the final day, students will participate in an additional 2-hour Zoom session to complete final graded activities including the final exam, final compliance moment, and safety presentation.

Participation in the course will require the following:
• Computer with reliable Internet access (Laptops and desktop computers only.)
• Preference: Dual monitor setup or use of multiple devices (computer and mobile device)
• Web browser
• Webcam and microphone
Facility Advertised pricing
Registration $1,799.00 member $2,299.00 non-member
Course Details
Course Code: DLCOSS
Course Length: 5 days (40 hrs.)

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