OSHAC 195 Hours Specialist


Supervisors in the oil and gas industry are invaluable to a world-class safety culture. As an "agent of the employer," and the first-line representative of management, every supervisor has a legal obligation to understand his or her safety responsibilities in the workplace.
Occupational Safety and Health American Council (OSHAC) design this program for the helps of supervisors who develop the knowledge and skills to fulfill those responsibilities and be an effective leader. By completing this program, students will understand how safety supervisor responsibilities apply to the oil and gas field, where it is important for safety concepts and efforts be targeted to onshore and offshore drilling.


Individual Benefits

Becoming a true safety leader is not a one-stop destination, but rather a continual journey. It is important you stay current in the oil and gas field and know how to apply safety to be successful. By completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Develop your safety and leadership skills within the oil and gas industry.
  • Stay current on OSHA's regulations.
  • Learn how to effectively investigate accidents, such as oil spills or injuries.
  • Monitor oil and gas employees.
  • Evaluate safety management systems.

Business Benefits

Oil and gas employees are typically under the watch of your first line of management-your supervisors. Because of their daily influence on employees and their hands-on mentality, you should put your safety supervisors through this program so you can:

  • Impact the success of your safety management system.
  • Ensure all employees implement and follow safety standards relevant to the oil and gas industry.
  • Properly identify the hazards each level of employee faces.
  • Find areas where safety can be improved.
  • Avoid costly liabilities and workers' compensation, which are major concerns for any organization operating in this dangerous field.

Intended Audience

OSHAC designed this program for safety supervisors, officers, or other individual's responsible for managing front line employees in the oil and gas industry.
This program also benefits individuals seeking to reach their career goal of becoming an oil and gas safety supervisor. This program helps you develop the essential skills you will need for your future job as a safety supervisor.

What is the right career path for you?

There are several safety positions with different levels of responsibility in an Occupational Safety and Health career path. Each advancing level typically requires higher levels of experience, education, and knowledge and skills in leadership, business practices, safety and health, and communication and information technology.
OSHAC wants to help our students who want to learn about these career opportunities..

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