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OSHA makes changes to Outreach Training Program

TAUC members should be aware that OSHA has made a number of changes to the Outreach Education Training Program (OSHA 10-and 30-Hour). These changes went into effect July 1, and include:

  • Signing a statement of compliance that the training is conducted in accordance with Outreach Training Program requirements and procedures.
  • Primary authorized trainers must teach at least 50% of the class and maintain a list of guest trainers, topics and their qualifications.
  • Introduction to OSHA two-hour module is required.
  • All 10-hour Construction courses must include four hours on Focus Four Hazards.
  • All 30-hour classes must include two hours on Managing Safety and Health.
  • New Outreach Training Program Reports must be used.
  • Trainers must issue cards directly to students and must keep a copy of every card issued for a minimum of five years.

If you are an outreach instructor, you will be affected by these changes. Click here for more information.