CASE-1 Aviation Ground Safety & OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training

Quick Facts


Prior to June 30, 2020, the cost per course is $2,000 - individuals who complete all three courses for the Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety (CMAS) will receive a standard discounted price of $1,500 at the time of registration for their third CMAS course; thus reducing the total cost to $5,500 for all three certificate courses. As of July 1, 2020, the CMAS course fee structure will change per course to $2,000 for the Early Bird Fee, and $2,100 for the Standard Fee.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program
Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety

Course Length
5 days

Course Dates & Locations

  • October 21-25, 2019: Daytona Beach, FL - Full 
  • April 13-17, 2020: Daytona Beach, FL 
  • Your registration will be handled by a secure payment system. Credit card information will not be saved.



    This course provides the participant with the working knowledge of OSHA's General Industry safety and health standards. In addition, participants gain a fundamental working knowledge of an aviation Ground Safety program concentrating on how incidents/accidents can be prevented and the expense of avoidable incident/accident in terms of dollars and lives lost.

    Participants will familiarize themselves with current OSHA violations and issues in aviation, acquire skills in the design and implementation of a ground safety program, and engage in hands-on exercises based on real-world experiences to aid them in application of principles covered in the course.

    Participants who complete the course will be eligible for the OSHA 30-hour General Industry Safety & Health Training Card shortly after completion of the course.

    Who Should Attend:

    Because safety risks affect every individual and department, professionals working in various capacities across the aviation industry can benefit from this knowledge including:

    • Pilots
    • Airport Managers
    • Safety Professionals
    • Airport Risks Managers

    Course Objectives:

    After completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of risk management and competency in:

    • General Industry OSHA (CFR1910) and OSHA compliance issues that are likely to be of concern to airlines, FBO’s and aviation maintenance operations.
    • Ground Safety Program goals and purposes.
    • Programs that are applicable to Ground Safety Managers: emergency action, ramp operations, & maintenance operations
    • Auditing operations
    • Inspections, citations, & record keeping
    • Industrial hygiene & personal protective equipment
    • Hazard communication & emergency response programs
    • Top 10 OSHA violations

    Attendees Said ...

    "Anyone involved in a safety program should take this class. I work for a major aerospace company and can apply these practices and knowledge at work."

    - Paul Runez, Test Pilot

    “I saved this as the last of the three required courses for the [Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety] program. It turned out to be the best.”

    “This was an excellent course: well-delivered with great, caring faculty.” 

    Contact Us

    Office of Professional Programs, Daytona Beach Campus
    1 Aerospace Boulevard
    Daytona Beach, FL 32114

    About the Instructor

     Michael O'Toole

    Michael O’Toole

    Professor & Program Coordinator

    Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach  College of Aviation

    Dr. O’Toole holds a doctorate in Philosophy in Public Health from the University of Illinois System and a Master’s degree in Science in Technology and Arts in Psychology. His primary research interest lay in safety climate, corporate culture and safety management systems. Dr. O’Toole is an OSHA-authorized instructor.

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