Understanding the training requirements found in the OSHA standards is critical. Having qualified trainers, ensuring proper content and documenting employee training and refreshers are all the employer’s responsibility. They must follow proper guidelines and procedures. For more information, see OSHA publication 2254, “Training Requirements in OSHA Standards,” or visit www.OSHA.gov.
Created by: Wesley L. Wheeler
1. OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour outreach training programs can be used to satisfy OSHA required training per 1910 General Industry and 1926 Construction Standards.
2. Each employer is required to review the emergency action plan with each employee covered by the plan at the following times:
A. Initially when the plan is developed
B. Whenever the employee’s responsibilities or designated actions under the plan change
C. Whenever the plan is changed
D. All of the above
E. None of the above
3. Any ionizing radiation activity that involves using radioactive materials or X-rays shall be performed by ______ person(s) specifically trained in the proper and safe operation of such equipment.
E. All of the above
4. Only ______ employees shall be assigned to install, adjust and operate non-ionizing radiation laser equipment.
E. Only A and B
5. Any employee that works with or is subject to exposure with lead at or above the action level on any day must be trained at intervals not exceeding three years.
6. Supervisors who are directly responsible for supervising employees engaged in hazardous waste operation shall generally receive ______ hours of initial training and three days of supervised field experience.
7. Management and supervising employees involved in hazardous waste operations shall generally receive ______ hours of refresher training annually that includes, but is not limited to, proper PPE use and work practices by employees that minimize risks from hazards.
8. According to OSHA, an organized group of employees who are knowledgeable, trained and skilled in safe employee evacuation during emergency situations and assisting in fire-fighting operations is known as the ______.
A. Emergency response crew
B. Fire brigade
D. None of the above
9. Employees must be trained in operating a particular powder-actuated tool to be allowed to operate that particular tool.
10. Employers must verify compliance with fall-protection training requirements by preparing a written certification record that contains the employee's name or identity, the training date(s) and the ______ of the trainer or employer.
B. Federal identification number