Skip Navigation

Required Training

Listed below is a description of OSHA required training, including the required audience. Training provides employees information on how to recognize and control associated chemical hazards. Some training is required on a one-time basis, while others are required annually. For questions regarding training contact the Environmental Health & Safety Department at 1-7501.

Asbestos Awareness – CFR 1910.1001
Bloodborne Pathogens – CFR 1910.1030
Confined Space – CFR 1910.146
Emergency Response First Responder Awareness Level – CFR 1910.20
Emergency Response First Responder Operations Level - CFR 1910.20
Fall Protection - CFR 1926.503
Fire Extinguishers - CFR 1910.157
Fire hazards - CFR 1910.38
Hazard Communication- CFR 1910.1200

Hot Work - CFR 1910.119
Laboratories - CFR 1910.1450
Ladder- CFR 1926.1053
Lockout/tagout - CFR 1910.147
Respiratory Protection- CFR 1910.134
Personal Protective Equipment - CFR 1910.132
Noise / Hearing Conservation - CFR 1910.95
Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) - CFR 1910.178

 

Asbestos Awareness – CFR 1910.1001

This training is required for custodial, maintenance, and other job titles in which asbestos-containing materials (ACM) are contacted but not disturbed. Annual two hour training is required.

Back to top

Bloodborne Pathogens – CFR 1910.1030

This training is required for employees who may come into contact with a co-workers’ blood. Annual training is required.

Back to top

Confined Space – CFR 1910.146

Training is required for employees who may enter a confined space or supervisors of personnel who enter a confined space. Personnel must complete four hour classroom training and an on-site training session using air monitoring and retrieval equipment. To maintained certification for confined space entry personnel must attend training annually or participate at least once a year in a confined space entry.

Back to top

Emergency Response First Responder Awareness Level – CFR 1910.20

Training is for employees likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release and initiate the emergency response. Training includes recognition of the presence of hazardous materials in an emergency, the associated risks, and the appropriate response to initiate an emergency response. This is a one-time four hour classroom training session.

Back to top

Emergency Response First Responder Operations Level - CFR 1910.20

This training is for individuals who respond for the purpose of protecting property, persons, or the nearby environment without actually trying to stop the release. These personnel must have eight hours of training plus "awareness level" competency.

Back to top

Fall Protection - CFR 1926.503

This training is for each employee who might be exposed to fall hazards. The program shall enable each employee to recognize the hazards of falling and shall train each employee in the procedures to be followed in order to minimize these hazards. Training frequency - one-time basis.

Back to top

Fire Extinguishers - CFR 1910.157

Employer must provide training to familiarize employees with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the associated hazards. Training frequency - one-time basis.

Back to top

Fire hazards - CFR 1910.38

Employer shall review with each employee upon initial assignment those parts of the fire prevention plan which the employee must know to protect the employee in the event of an emergency. Training frequency - one-time basis.

Back to top

Hazard Communication- CFR 1910.1200

This training is for individuals who use hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Training provides employees information on how to recognize and control associated chemical hazards. Training frequency - one-time basis.

Back to top

Hot Work - CFR 1910.119

This training is for individuals who perform work involving hot work, including soldering, torching, and welding. Training provides for proper hot work procedures and the use of permit system. Training frequency - one-time basis.

Back to top

Laboratories - CFR 1910.1450

Upon initial assignment workers must be trained on the location of hazardous chemicals, the methods and observation that may be used to detect the presence and release of a hazardous chemicals, and specific procedures that have been implemented to protect employees from exposures. Training frequency - one-time basis.

Back to top

Ladder- CFR 1926.1053

Training enables each employee to recognize hazards related to ladders and stairways and to use proper procedures to minimize these hazards. Training frequency - one-time basis.

Back to top

Lockout/tagout - CFR 1910.147

Training in the recognition of hazardous energy sources, the methods and means for energy isolation and control and the required documentation. Training frequency - one-time basis.

Back to top

Respiratory Protection- CFR 1910.134

Training is required for employees required to wear a respirator. Note: some training information is required for voluntary use. Training includes instruction on why the respirator is necessary, the proper use and maintenance, and the limitations and capabilities of the respirator. Annual training is required.

Back to top

Personal Protective Equipment - CFR 1910.132

Training is for any employee whose work requires them to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as safety shoes, hart hat, gloves, etc. Training provides instruction on the proper use and the limitations of PPE. Training frequency - one-time basis.

Back to top

Noise / Hearing Conservation - CFR 1910.95

Training is required for personnel whose noise exposure exceeds one half the OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL). Training provide instruction on the effects of noise on hearing, the purpose of hearing protectors, the purpose of audiometric testing. Annual training and audiometric testing required.

Back to top

Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) - CFR 1910.178

Training provides instruction on the proper operation of a PIT.

Back to top