Florida National University (FNU) Proudly Announces Establishment of Host Partnership with The University of South Florida OTI Education Center (USF OTIEC)


The USF OTIEC will be delivering occupational safety and health training at the FNU Hialeah Campus, starting August 2015.

The USF OTIEC has established the host partnership with FNU because of its commitment to serving the South Florida community and its mission to contribute to the educational process to the diverse population.

“This is a great partnership. The collaboration between these two universities was established with our students in mind,” stated Jose Alonso, social media and marketing representative at FNU. “As a team, we support this mission and we are glad to see this proposal come to fruition.”

The key objective of the host partnership is for USF OTIEC to expand the distribution of courses that cover OSHA standards and Outreach Training Program, including topics such as record keeping, machine guarding, confined space entry, electrical standards, ergonomics, and fall arrest systems as well to reach workers who have limited knowledge of English.

The schedule and locations will be announced in the coming weeks. For additional information please contact usfotioutreach(at)health.usf.edu.

About FNU:
Florida National University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida National University.

The USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center provides courses to train workers in the various aspects of Safety and Health. The training includes job hazard recognition as well as OSHA standards, policies and procedures for persons responsible for enforcing or directly supporting the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970. The job Hazard training and Communication aims to benefit workers by reducing confusion about physical and chemical hazards in the workplace, and improving understanding of these hazards, especially for low literacy workers.