Graduates of the Sixth and final phase of USF OTI Education Center's partnership with the Miami Brownfield Job Training Program.

USF OTI Education Center Completes Partnership with City of Miami; Provides Training to 88 Unemployed and Under-employed Miami Residents


On Friday, July 6, 2012 11 unemployed or under-employed Miami-area residents graduated from the sixth and final phase of the USF OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center’s partnership with the City of Miami’s Brownfield Job Training Program. The program provided environmental-, industrial- and commercial industry-related training and certification free of charge to enrolled Miami-area residents […]

USF OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center and Sunshine Education and Research Center (SERC) Return to the 2012 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference


       Two nationally-recognized programs within the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health are teaming up once again to provide relevant training programs during the 67th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference and 24th Annual Safety and Health Conference. The event takes place on August 19-23, 2012, at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, […]

Attention Prospective Maritime Authorized Outreach Trainers


Beginning Oct. 1, 2012, any individual who wishes to take the OSHA 5400 Train-the-Trainer for the Maritime Industry must first complete OSHA 5410 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry. Also beginning October 1, students who wish to take the OSHA 5400 must demonstrate three years maritime industry experience (this is an increase […]

Important Announcement Regarding OSHA 510 and OSHA 511 Online


Beginning Oct. 1, 2012, the USF OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center and all other OTI Education Centers will no longer offer the OSHA 510 and OSHA 511 courses online due to revised OSHA requirements. The USF OTI Education Center will continue to offer both courses in live classroom settings.  Students who wish to take either course […]

USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center ranked #3 in nation and #1 in region

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The USF OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center maintained its position at number three among all OTI Education Centers in the nation. It also preserved its number one spot in OSHA Region IV, which includes five OTI Education Centers across the following states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina. “I attribute […]

USF OTIEC customizes HAZWOPER for US Army, introduces revised OSHA Hazard Communication Standard

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This month, the USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center unveiled a new 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) course tailored for the military and other government employees at the US Army Reserves facilities at 9500 Armed Forces Reserves Drive in Orlando, Fla. The course, which lasted May 14-18, trained attendees on the revised […]

USF SafetyFlorida Staff Attend Conference

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  Photo credit: David Schenk Caption: Luis Pieretti, Ph.D, delivers a presentation about formaldehyde exposures and hair salons at OSHA’s On-site Consultation Training Conference. Pieretti is an industrial hygienist with USF SafetyFlorida, OSHA’s small business on-site consultation program. Charlene Sitterly, program manager, and other USF SafetyFlorida staff members attended OSHA’s On-site Consultation Training Conference that […]

$1.7 million NIH grant to Public Health will build research skills while helping adolescents

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From left, Dr. Tom Massey, Dr. Julie Baldwin, Dr. Bruce Lubotsky Levin, and Donna Burton USF graduate students and community professionals will gain stronger research skills for addressing drug abuse and other behavioral health problems in children and adolescents with the help of a $1.72 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The […]