Established in 2004, the TEEX Certified Safety and Health Official® (CSHO) Program serves the needs of industry professionals. Today, it continues today to be identified as a significant safety and health professional designation.

Awarded to over 200 graduates annually, the CSHO Program targets those industry professionals with responsibility for worksite safety and supervision to include related inspections and audits.

The CSHO Program is comprised of two tracks; Construction and General Industry (See track courses below). All related courses linked to the program are delivered by industry-specific qualified subject matter experts (SME). Each SME is selected based upon their individual field experience. The program covers technical training specific to safety managers, supervisors, and/or directors responsible for successful company safety and health programs.

Up to 50% of the total required course hours can be satisfied by completing the required courses at any OSHA Training Institute Education Center or at the OSHA Training Institute in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Proof of successful course completion is required.

CSHO Participant Resources

CSHO Brochure CSHO Checklist CSHO FAQs Sallie Mae Student Loan PDF

What Our CSHO Grads Are Saying:

“Obtaining the CSHO designation was the best thing that I could have done, a real career booster.”

“Thanks to my CSHO, I went from being a safety employee to the Safety Director.”

“I love the CSHO program and will always be a part of the TEEX Family! Not only has the program changed my life, it changed my career. It has been an amazing journey – thank you!”

CSHO Application Process

  • Two weeks prior to taking your final CSHO course, download a copy of the CSHO application. After printing the form, complete it, and either fax or mail your form to TEEX Customer Care.  
    NOTE:  Mailing address and fax number can be found on the application.
  • On the first day of your final class, inform the TEEX instructor that the course is the final course needed to receive your CSHO certificate.
  • The instructor will verify your completion with TEEX Customer Care.
  • If you have completed all course requirements, followed these steps accordingly, and your application has been approved, you will receive your certificate, ANSI-approved CSHO-branded hard hat, and a congratulatory card.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact TEEX Customer Care at 800-723-3811.

CSHO Application Form

Schedule Of Course Deliveries (Location Specific)

Hobbs, NM Humble, TX Lafayette, LA Mesquite, TX Odessa College; Odessa, TXOdessa, TXOklahoma City, OK Port Arthur, TX San Antonio, TXWaco, TX

Certificate Programs

Certified Safety and Health Official® (CSHO)


Funding Options DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types Online Face-to-Face Blended

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