Revised requirements and procedures for certified instructors in OSHA’s Outreach Training Program goes into effect on April 1, 2017. Latest updates by OSHA involve clarifications of student contact hours, changing card procedures, along with the Trainer Code of Conduct. The agency additionally included one new 30-hour construction elective, “Foundations of Safety Leadership,” to the choice of classes. Recent documents offered through the outreach program’s website include program requirements and also PDFs outlining different industry methods for construction, general industry, maritime, as well as disaster recovery.
OSHA’s Outreach Training Program offers training for employees as well as supervisors on identifying and stopping occupational safety and health potential issues, as well as on knowing worker rights and also employer responsibilities. OSHA is not going to perform the classes, however the agency establishes program requirements as well as authorizes trainers. The Outreach Training Program is voluntary and even is not going to meet training requirements for any OSHA standards.