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 beginning and experienced safety professionals. The COSS program consists of 40 hours of hands-on, face-to-face learning, delivered by an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer in Construction and General Industry. Case studies and workshops are used extensively to bring learning objectives into focus. Student presentations, daily quizzes, practical reviews and a comprehensive final exam allows students to demonstrate their competency in the class. By learning how to promote safety on a job site, COSS graduates have the knowledge to help lower fatalities, near misses and OSHA citations.