OSHA 10-Hour General Training for the Entertainment Industry

The OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. The program also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. The modules taught in this class have been formatted to fit the live entertainment industry as a part of the OSHA/USITT/IATSE Alliance.

When: Tue., Feb. 25 & Wed., Feb 26, 2020
Where: 71st Annual SETC Convention | Louisville, KY

Cost: $30, which covers the OSHA Training booklet and OSHA membership card
Registration Opens: Oct. 15, 2019 @ Noon ET
Deadline to Pre-Register:
Jan. 22, 2020 @ Noon ET

SETC members attending the 2020 SETC Convention should register for this training session online with your SETC account. If you’d like to attend this training without signing up for the convention, please call the SETC office at 336-272-3645.

OSHA 10-Hour Schedule

FEB 25, 2020
12:00-12:15 p.m. Administration/Registration 15 min
12:15-2:15 p.m. Introduction to OSHA 2 hours
2:15-2:30 p.m. Break 15 min
2:30-3:00 p.m. Material Handling 30 min
3:00-4:00 p.m. Walking & Working Surfaces 1 hour
4:00-6:00 p.m. Dinner Break 2 hours
6:00-7:00 p.m. Electrical 1 hour
7:00-7:30 p.m. Ergonomics 30 min
7:30-7:45 p.m. Break 15 min
7:45-8:45 p.m. Hazard Communication 1 hour
8:45-9:00 p.m. Daily Wrap-Up 15 min
9 hours
FEB 26, 2020
8:00-8:15 a.m. Administration/Registration 15 min
8:15-9:15 a.m. Exit Routes 1 hour
9:15-10:15 a.m. Fall Protection 1 hour
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break 15 min
10:30-11:30 a.m. Personal Protection Equipment 1 hour
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Powered Platforms 1 hour
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch 1 hour
1:30-2:00 p.m. Hand & Portable Power Tools 1 hour
2:00-2:15 p.m. Course Wrap-Up 15 min
6.25 hours

Meet the Presenter

Headshot of Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy

As the Designer/TD for Marshall University Theatre, Mike Murphy has been instrumental in having Marshall selected as one of 32 US Schools of Scenography for the 2007 Prague Quadrennial. He has completed OSHA’s Train the Trainer courses in both General Industry and Construction. As a member of IATSE and USITT he has recently been approved to teach the OSHA Alliance course for General Entertainment Safety. Mike is the recipient of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Medallion; SETC’s Susanne M. Davis Memorial Award for lifetime contributions; the USITT-SE Founder’s Award as the Outstanding Educator in the Field of Theatre Design and Technology and the West Virginia Thespians Lifetime Contributions Award. He has served on the Board of Directors of USITT, SETC and WVTC and in various capacities with state, regional and national professional organizations.