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OSHA - Developing a Training Program

Effective Safety and Health Training Chapters 1, 2, & 3

Break down an OSHA regulation according to the first four steps outlined in the Steps in the Design and Development of Training section in Chapter 2 (page 7). Your outline should be emailed to me as a attachment by the deliverable due date outlined in the course calendar. Students shall choose one of the following topics:

29 CFR 1910.146 Permit Required Confined Spaces

29 CFR 1910.212 Machine Guarding

29 CFR 1910.1200 Hazard Communication

29 CFR 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks

These regulations can be found at the Government's web site listed in the External Links section.

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The first step necessary for designing and developing a training program is the establishment of a needs analysis. This was established in the Permit Required Confined Spaces section of the OSHA by dictating that employer's must provide an overall program for controlling, and, where appropriate, for protecting employees from, permit space hazards and for regulating employee entry into permit spaces (OSHA, 2012).

This program establishes that the employer needs to regulate employee exposure to confined spaces, and also provide protection for those ...