What is OSHA Outreach Training?
The OSHA Outreach Training Program purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. The OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of workplace hazards. Outreach classes also provide overview information regarding OSHA, including workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint.
OSHA Outreach courses are provided in partnership with UL PureSafety, an OSHA-authorized online Outreach provider.
Which training should I take?
The 10-hour OSHA online training program is primarily intended for entry level workers. The 30-hour OSHA online training program is intended to provide workers with some safety responsibility a greater depth and variety of training. All outreach training is intended to cover an overview of the hazards a worker may encounter on a job site. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards.
What is covered in the 10- and 30-hour outreach courses?
The 10-hour OSHA outreach courses provide basic awareness training on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of workplace hazards. The course also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and filing a complaint.
The 30-hour OSHA outreach courses provide a greater depth and variety of training on an expanded list of topics associated with workplace hazards in each industry. OSHA provides authorized trainers procedures for each industry program on the topic outlines for each industry.