The Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific hazards of their job as noted in many OSHA standards. The OSHA Outreach Training Program was initiated in 1971, and has grown significantly in recent years. The train-the-trainer format expands the reach of the program to increase training availability. 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. -Promotes safety culture through peer training -Outreach training content includes hazard recognition and avoidance, workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint; it emphasizes the value of safety and health to workers, including young workers The 10-hour training program is primarily intended for entry level workers. 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.
Note:This FREE class is part of the Pacific Coast Safety Fest, hosted by OSHA and the UCSD OSHA Training Institute Education Center. Location: UCSD Extension, University City Center; 6256 Greenwich Dr; San Diego; Room 309. March 16-17, 2016. Students completing this course will receive a 10-Hour Construction Outreach wallet card.
Course Number: FPM-40514