Outreach Trainer Updates
OSHA Outreach Training 7-1/2 hours per day limit
This link below is a new policy which affects the OSHA Outreach Training Program. This policy emanated from a Decision Memo signed by the Assistant Secretary on March 17, 2010. The policy requires authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers to limit their training to a maximum of 7½ hours per day. Therefore, all 10-hour courses must be conducted over a minimum of two days and 30-hour courses over a minimum of four days. An exception process is provided for extenuating circumstances. If you have any questions on this, please contact Don Guerra, the Outreach Training Program coordinator, at 847-759-7735.
New OSHA Outreach Training 7-1/2 hours per day limit - http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=18606
OSHA announcing the enactment of the new Cranes and Derricks Standards for the Construction Industry which take affect 08/09/10 http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/cranehoistsafety/index.html\
OSHA revises its voluntary 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