Who Needs Health and Safety Training?

Under OSHA's General Duty Clause, employers must provide every employee with a safe and hazard-free work environment. [29 U.S.C. §654] For some workplace hazards, OSHA sets specific training, re-training, and certification requirements. Check the “Activity” column below to make sure your employees are prepared to protect themselves and their coworkers from any hazard present in your workplace.

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OSHA Training Requirements - 29 CFR 1910
Standard Number Activity Certification Needed Refresher Training
Subpart E  Means of Egress    
1910.38(f)  Emergency Action Plans    When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed.
1910.39(d)  Fire Prevention Plans    When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed.
Subpart F  Powered Platforms, Manlifts, and  Vehicle-Mounted Work Platforms    
1910.66(i)(1)  Employees who operate working  platforms Yes  
1910.66 (APP C, Section I (e)(9))  Fall arrest system (for work platforms)    When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed.
1910.67(c)(2)(ii)  Employees who operate aerial devices for  lifts must be trained    
1910.67(b)(1)  Employees who operate aerial devices for  lifts must be trained    
Subpart G  Occupational Health and Environmental  Control    
1910.95(g)(8)(ii) Employees must be trained in use and  care of hearing protectors following  hearing loss   Retrain on hearing protectors  following loss of hearing
1910.95(i)(4) Employees must be trained in use and  care of all hearing protectors    
1910.95(k) Training program for employees exposed  to noise at or above 8 hr TWA of 85  decibels    Annually
1910.95(l) Access to information and training  materials    
Subpart H  Hazardous Materials    
1910.106(b)(5)(vi)(v) Employees working with tanks  containing flammable & combustible  liquids in areas prone to floods    
1910.109(d)(3)(iii) Employees who transport explosives    
1910.109(g)(3)(iii)(a) Employees who transport blasting agents  (other than water gels)    
1910.109(h)(4)(ii)(b) Employees who operate bulk delivery &  mixing vehicles for water gel (slurry)  explosives and blasting agents    
1910.110(b)(16) Employees who store, handle or work  around liquified petroleum gases    
1910.110(d)(12)(i)  LPG systems in industrial plants and bulk  filling plants    
1910.111(b)(13) Employees who load or unload tank cars  containing anhydrous ammonia (must  conform to DOT regulations)    
1910.119(g) Employees who use highly hazardous  chemicals (PSM) Yes  Every 3 years; When "changes"  require additional training or  additional training is needed.
1910.119(h) Requirements for training contract  employees (PSM) Yes  
1910.119(i)(2)(iv)  Requirement that training must be  completed before highly hazardous  chemicals are introduced to a process  (prestart-up procedures)    
1910.119(j)(3) Employees involved in maintenance of  process equipment (PSM)    
1910.119, APP C Various PSM training guidelines    
1910.120(b)(1)(ii)(D) Requirement that safety & health training  program be included in a written safety  and health program    
1910.120(e) & 1910.120(l) Employees & supervisors working at clean-up sites exposed to hazardous chemicals, health hazards and safety  hazards (HAZWOPER) Yes  Annually
1910.120(p)(7-8)  Employees at TSDFs (HAZWOPER) Yes  Annually
1910.120(q)(4-8)  Employees involved in Emergency  Response (HAZWOPER) Yes  Annually
1910.120, APP C  Various HAZWOPER training issues    
1910.120, APP E  Various HAZWOPER training issues    
Subpart I  Personal Protective Equipment    
1910.132(f)  Employees using PPE (General) Yes When "changes" require additional training or additional training is needed.
1910.134(c)(1)  Requirement to include provisions for  training in written respiratory program    
1910.134(c)(3)  Respiratory program must be  administered by a suitably trained  program administrator    
1910.134(g)(3)(iii)  Employees located outside IDLH  atmospheres must be trained in  emergency rescue procedures    
1910.134(h)  Only trained personnel can make repairs  or adjustments to defective equipment    
1910.134(k)  Employees using respirators    Annually; when "changes" require  additional training or additional  training is needed.
Subpart J  General Environmental Controls    
1910.142(k)(2)  Requirement that someone trained in first  aid be in charge of first aid facilities at  temporary labor camps    
1910.145(c)  Requirement to instruct employees in use  & understanding of accident prevention  signs    
1910.146(g)  Employees who enter permit-required  confined spaces Yes  When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed.
1910.146(k)  Training requirements for employees  who enter P-RCS to perform rescue Yes  Annually
1910.146, APP E  Employees who enter P-RCS that are  sewers Yes  When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed.
1910.147(c)(1)  Employee training must be a part of an  energy control program for LO/TO    
1910.147(c)(7)  Procedural & training/retraining  requirements for lockout/tagout Yes  When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed.
1910.147(e)(3)  Additional training for removal of  lockout devices by someone other than  authorized employee    
1910.147(f)(2)  Requirement to train employees to follow  other employer's lockout tagout  procedures    
Subpart K  Medical and First Aid    
1910.151(a)  Requirement to ensure ready availabilty  of medical personnel for advice and  consulation on matters of plant health    
1910.151(b)  Requirement to train employees to  provide first aid    
Subpart L  Definition of training as related to fire  protection    
1910.155(c)(41)  Definition of training as related to fire  protection    
1910.156(b)  Requirement for written organizational  statement concerning fire brigade training    
1910.156(c)  Fire brigade training    Annually; *
1910.157(g)  Fire extinguisher training    Annually
1910 Subpart L, App A  Recommended training plan for use with  fire brigade & extinguishers    
1910.160(b)  Fixed Fire Extinguisher System training  (inspection, maintenance etc)    Annually
1910.164(c)(4)  Fire Detection System training  (inspection, maintenance etc)    
1910.165(d)(5)  Employee Alarm System training  (inspection, maintenance etc)    
Subpart N  Material Handling and Storage    
1910.177(c)  Employees who service multi-piece &  single rim wheels    
1910.177(f)  Requirement that employees who service  multi-piece rim wheels be trained in safe  procedures    
1910.177(g)  Requirement that employees who service  single rim wheels be trained in safe  procedures    
1910.178(l)  Employees who operate powered  industrial trucks Yes Refresher training required when  one of following occurs: (1)  Accident, (2) Operating Unsafely,  (3) Evaluation Indicates Need, (4)  Truck Change, (5) Workplace  Change  
1910.179(n)(3)(ix)  Requirement that when 2 or more cranes  used to lift a load, one qualified  responsible person shall be in charge of  operation who will instruct all other  personnel    
1910.179(o)(3)  Requirement to provide fire extinguisher  training to crane operators    
1910.180(i)(5)(ii)  Requirement to provide fire extinguisher  training to operating and maintenance  personnel of crawler locomotives and  truck cranes    
1910.183(b)  Requirement for briefing prior to each  day's operation when operating  helicopter cranes    
Subpart O  Machinery and Machine Guarding    
1910.217(e)(3)  Personnel performing maintenance on  mechanical power presses    As needed
1910.217(f)(2)  Personnel operating mechanical power  presses    As needed
1910.217(h)(10)(vi)  Personnel performing maintenance on  power presses equipped for PSDI  operation    As needed
1910.217(h)(13)  Personnel operating mechanical power  presses equipped for PSDI operation    Annually; As needed
1910.218(a)(2)(iii)  Requirement to train personnel in the  proper inspection and maintenance of  forging machinery and equipment    
Subpart Q  Welding, Cutting, and Brazing    
1910.252(a)(2)(iii)(B)  Fire Watcher Training    
1910.252(a)(2)(xiii)(c)  Training for cutters, welders & their  supervisors    
1910.253(a)(4)  Personnel working with oxygen-fuel gas  welding & cutting equipment (including  generators & oxygen or fuel-gas  distribution piping system    
1910.254(a)(3)  Personnel working with arc welding &  cutting equipment    
1910.254(d)(1)  Personnel working with arc welding &  cutting equipment    
1910.255(a)(3)  Personnel working with resistance  welding equipment    
Subpart R  Special Industries    
1910.261(h)(3)(ii)  Personnel working at pulp, paper &  paperboard mills who are exposed to  chlorine gas must be instructed in use of  gas masks    
1910.262(qq)(1)  PPE for employees working with acid &  caustic in textile production (references  1910.132-134)    
1910.264(d)(1)(v)  Employees working with laundry  machines    
1910.266(i)  Employees working at logging  operations  Yes  When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed.
1910.266(i)(7) & 1910.266 App B  First aid & CPR training for employees  working at logging operations    
1910.268(b)(2)(i)  Personnel in telecommunications who  work with storage batteries    
1910.268(c)  Personnel in telecommunications  Yes  
1910.268(j)(4)(iv)(D)  Requirement to train operators of  derricks    
1910.268(l)(1)  Employees who use high voltage to  locate troubles or test cables    
1910.268(o)(1)(ii) & 1910.268(o)(3)  Requirement for first aid training for  employees working in manholes    
1910.268(q)  Employees involved in line clearing  operations    
1910.269(a)(2)  Personnel working with electrical power  generation, transmission and distribution Yes  When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed
1910.269(b)  CPR & First Aid training for personnel  working with electrical power  generation, transmission & distribution    
1910.269(d)(2) & 1910.269(d)(7)  Training & retraining for employees in  lockout/tagout Yes When "changes" require additional training or additional training is needed
1910.269(e)(2)  Training for personnel who must enter  enclosed spaces    
1910.269(e)(7)  Requirement for first aid training for  attendants outside of enclosed spaces    
1910.269(l)(6)(ii)  Training for personnel exposed to flames  or electrical arcs    
1910.269(o)(2)(ii)  Training of personnel who work in  electrical test & research areas    
1910.269(q)(3)(i)  Training of personnel who work on or  near overhead lines    When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed
1910.269(r)(1)(vi)  Training of personnel doing line-  clearance tree trimming work after  storms or other emergencey conditions    
1910.269(t)(3)(i)  Requirement for first aid training for  employees working in manholes  containing energized electrical  equipment    
1910.269(v)(11)(vii)  Training of employees working in coal-  or ash-handling conveyer areas    
1910.272(e)  Employees who work in grain-handling  facilities    Annually; When "changes" require  additional training or additional  training is needed.
1910.272(g)(5)  Employees who act as observers when  other employees enter bins, silos, and  tanks must receive rescue training    
1910.272, App A  Employees in grain-handling facilities  must be trained on EAP    
1910.272, App A  Required training elements for  employees in grain-handling facilities    
Subpart S  Electrical    
1910.332  Training for employees who face a risk  of electric shock that is not reduced to a  safe level through the electrical  installation requirements of 1910.303-  308    
Subpart T  Commercial Diving    
1910.410(a)  Training for members of a dive team    
1910.410(b)  Requirement to assign tasks to members  of a dive team in accordance with  training    
1910.410(c)  Designated person-in-charge at dive  location must be trained    
1910.421(f)  Requirements for pre-dive briefing for  members of dive team    
Subpart Z  Toxic and Hazardous Substances    
1910.1001(j)(7)  Employees exposed to airborne  concentrations of asbestos at or above  the action level    Annually
1910.1003(e)(5)  Employees authorized to enter regulated  area containing one of fourteen specific  carcinogens    Annually
1910.1017(j)  Employees engaged in vinyl chloride or  polycinyl chloride operations    Annually
1910.1018(o)  Employees subjected to exposure from  inorganic arsenic    Annually
1910.1025(l)  Employees exposed to lead    Annually
1910.1027(m)  Employees exposed to Cadmium Yes  Annually
1910.1028(j)  Employees exposed to Benzene    Training only required annually if  benzene exposures present above  action level.
1910.1029(f)(7)  Requirement that all written procedures  and schedules for employees assigned to  work around coke ovens are incorporated  into the information & training programs    
1910.1029(k)  Employees exposed to coke ovens  emissions    Annually
1910.1030(e)  Employees working in HIV & HBV  research labs & production facilities Yes  Annually
1910.1030(g)  Employees with occupational exposure to  bloodborne pathogens Yes  Annually
1910.1043(i)  Employees exposed to Cotton Dust    Annually; When "changes" require  additional training or additional  training is needed
1910.1043, APP D  Training requirements for personnel  administering pulmonary function testing    
1910.1044(n)  Employees who may be exposed to 1,2-  Dibromo-3-Chloropropane    
1910.1045(o)  Employees exposed to Acrylonitrile  above the action level    Annually
1910.1047(j)  Employees potentially exposed to  Ethylene Oxide at or above the action  level    Annually
1910.1048(n)  Employees exposed to formaldehyde at  or above 0.1 ppm    Training required annually and  when new exposure to  formaldehyde is introduced into the  workplace.
1910.1050(k)  Employees who are authorized to enter a  regulated area that contains 4,4'-  Methylenedianiline    Annually
1910.1051(l)  Employees exposed to 1.3-Butadiene  above the action level or STEL Yes   Annually
1910.1052(l)  Employees exposed to Methylene  Chloride    When "changes" require additional  training or additional training is  needed
1910.1096(i)  Employees working in or frequenting any  portion of a radiation area    
1910.1200(h)  Employees working with hazardous  chemicals    Whenever a new physical or health  hazard (that employees have not  been trained about) is introduced  into the work area
1910.1200, App E  Information & training for employees  working with hazardous chemicals    
1910.1450(f)  Employees who are exposed to hazardous  chemicals in laboratories    Prior to new exposure situations.
1910.1450, App A (Non-Mandatory)  Information & training for employees  exposed to hazardous chemicals in  laboratories    
* - Conducted frequently enough to assure that each member of the fire brigade is able to perform the member's assigned duties and functions satisfactorily and in a safe manner so as not to endanger fire brigade members or other employees.
Fire brigade members who are expected to perform interior structural fire fighting shall be provided with an education session or training at least quarterly