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Outreach Trainer Updates

DTE has recently developed PowerPoints for the FY 2013 Most Frequently Cited Violations for the Construction, General, and Maritime industries.   The PowerPoints are located on the OSHA Training and Reference Materials Library Web site at: http://www.osha.gov/dte/library/materials_library.html

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OSHA revises its Outreach Training Program Requirements and procedures to improve the quality of outreach classes and ensure the integrity of its authorized trainers April 15, 2011 - Formerly known as the Program Guidelines, the new Program Requirements will apply to all Outreach Training Programs, with separate procedures for each specific program. Click here for details - http://www.osha.gov/dte/outreach/program_requirements.pdf

Hazard Communication: Workers must be trained by Dec. 1, 2013
OSHA's updated Hazard Communication Standard provides a common and coherent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets. The first deadline in the implementation phase is Dec. 1, 2013, the date by which employers must train workers on the new label elements and safety data sheet. Find information and resources, by following this link: https://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/index.html

Please check the Outreach Program Requirements and Procedures for any revisions before teaching an OSHA Outreach Class. https://www.osha.gov/dte/outreach/

As of Feb 2014, the Directorate of Training and Education (DTE) has recently revised the "Introduction to OSHA" training materials for the 10- and 30-hour Outreach Training Program classes.  The materials were revised to incorporate the recent changes to the Hazard Communication Standard to align with the Global Harmonization System (GHS).  The revised training materials are located on the OSHA Web site at http://www.osha.gov/dte/outreach/teachingaids.html