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OSHA Directorate of Training and Education Training Resources

The OSHA Directorate of Training and Education (DTE) develops, directs, oversees, manages and ensures implementation of OSHA’s national training and education policies and procedures.

OSHA Training Institute (OTI)
The OTI provides training and education in occupational safety and health for federal and state compliance officers, state consultants, other federal agency personnel, and the private sector.

OSHA Training Institute Education Centers
The OTI Education Centers offer the most frequently requested OSHA Training Institute courses for the private sector and other federal agency personnel at locations throughout the United States.

OSHA Outreach Training Program
OSHA extends its training reach to workers through its various Outreach Training Programs. Through these programs, qualified individuals complete an OSHA trainer course and become authorized to teach student courses.


Required Training

Type of Activity/Training

Legal Authority (Regulation)

Who Receives

How Often

Accident Prevention Signs/Tags

Comm, 1910.145

All employees



Comm, 1910.1001

Employees exposed at or above PEL and/or excursion limit

Custodial employees in areas containing asbestos



Bloodborne Pathogens

Comm, 1910.1030(d)

Employees with exposure, designated responders


Modification of tasks & procedures

Permit Required Confined Space Entry

Comm 32 .28, 1910.146,

Authorized entrants/attendants

Rescue personnel

Initial/ Periodic/ Change in duties and permit space operations


Electrical Safety

Comm, 1910.332

Blue collar supervisors, electrical and electronic engineers, electrical and electronic equipment assemblers, electrical and electronic technicians, electricians, industrial machine operators, material handling equipment operators, mechanics and repairers, painters, riggers and roustabouts, stationary engineers, and welders and any other employee working with electrical  equipment


Emergency Response/Spills

Comm, 1910.120

Personnel expected to respond to spills and all employees exposed to hazardous substances, health hazards, or safety hazards, such as but not limited to equipment operators, general laborers and others and their supervisors and managers



Emergency Training/Fire Prevention

Comm, 1910.38

All employees


Change in plan

Employee Rights/Responsibilities

WI State Statute 101.055

All employees

Upon Hire

Fall Protection

Comm, 1926.503

All exposed workers


New hazard or equipment

Fire Extinguishers

Comm, 1910.157

Designated employees, floor captains


Flammable /Combustible Liquids

Comm, 1910.106(b)

Station operators and other employees who handle or dispense these products



Comm, 1910.1048(n)

Employees with exposure


Hazardous Waste

Comm, 1910.120(e)

All employees responding to an uncontrolled release and all employees exposed to hazardous substances, health hazards, or safety hazards, such as but not limited to equipment operators, general laborers and others and their supervisors and managers



Hazard Communication


All employees exposed to hazardous chemicals

Initial/Periodic/When hazard changes

New  hazard

Hoists – material & personnel and elevators

Comm, 1926 Subpart N

Affected employees



Comm, 1910.1025

Employees exposed to lead at or above action level



Comm, 1910.147(j)

All employees issued lockout/tagout equipment

Initial/Periodic/Change in work process, job description, and equipment

LP Gases

Comm, 1910.110(b)

All employees who handle, or dispense these products


Medical Services/First Aid


First aid providers


Occupational Noise Exposure


Employees working areas at or above required Time Weighted Average (TWA) level


Personal Protective Equipment

Comm, 1910.132(f)

Employees that face hazards of processes or environment, chemical hazards, radiological hazards, or mechanical irritants encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact.

Initial Use 

Change in work place or PPE

Improper use

Powered Platforms

Comm, 1910.66(i)

Employees using powered platforms for maintenance or construction



Powered Industrial Trucks

Comm, 1910.178(l)

All potential operators of forklifts and other PITs

Initial/Refresher every 3 years

If the operator is in an accident or changes occur in the workplace or type of truck used

Powered Tools

Comm, 1910 Subpart P

All employees who work with powered tools


Change in equipment

Respiratory Protection

Comm, 1910.134(k)

Employees who are required, or voluntarily choose, to wear a tight fitting respirator


Changes in workplace, respirator, or needs of employee

Servicing of Single and Multi-Piece Rim Wheels

Comm, 1910.177(c)

Maintenance garage employees


Ventilation (Personal Protection, Open Surface Tanks)

Comm, 1910.94

Employees working around open surface tanks


Welding, Cutting, Brazing


All employees who perform welding/cutting operations


Working and Walking Surfaces

Comm, 1910 Subpart D

All exposed worker



Change in worksite/equipment


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