Certified Safety & Health Official

Take the Next Step in Safety Training!

GPOEC Logo.pngThis program was developed by the Great Plains OSHA Education Center and are delivered by the National Safety Council - Nebraska, the only authorized host site in Nebraska.

If you are ready and committed to moving beyond the Safety & Health Specialist certificate, becoming acertificate-csho.png CSHO in either the Construction or General Industry is perfect for you.  A Certified Safety & Health Official (CSHO) is a nationally recognized program focusing on safety and health regulations and interpretations, training requirements, employee safety and involvement, workers rights and responsibilities, employer accountability, program development and implementation.  This certificate program will advance your career in the safety and health profession by earning a valuable credential. With an industry recognized certification, you can be prepared for a promotion, earn more money and show you are committed to your industry. 

Great Plains OSHA Ed Center will accept ONE Certificate of Completion from a different OTIEC, outside of Region VII, toward Certification.

Choose the industry specific to your needs. 

General Industry

Required (all 6 courses are required)

Electives (choose 2 courses)


Construction Industry

Required (all 6 courses are required)

Electives (choose 2 courses)

Get started today!


There is a $95 application fee that does not have to be paid to start and will be paid once all classes have been completed.


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