Required Training for Construction Employees

It’s a new year and time to get a fresh start with your safety program. You can still use the 2014 Version of the Monthly Safety Plan for a road map for safety meetings and written plans. We anticipate the Calendar will work through this year, but a new one will be need in 2018.

We get this question a lot… What employee TRAINING is required by Contractors and how often?   This list will help.

Company Policy and Accident Prevention Plan – Initial**

Fire Extinguisher Training – Annual**

Ladder Safety – Initial and as needed**

Heat Stress – Annual**

PPE – Initial and as needed**

Tool Safety – Initial and as needed**

Electrical Safety (non-electrician) – Initial and as needed**

These topics are all included in our LNI Safety Day Class**

Fall Protection Competent Person – Once and per Job

Scaffold Competent Person – Once and Site Specific Follow Up

Respiratory, Medical Evaluations, and Fit Testing – Annual

First Aid – Every 2 years

Forklift Operator – Every 3 years

GHS HAZCOM – Initial and as needed

Asbestos Awareness 2 Hours – Annual*

Lead in Construction – Annual*

Silica – Annual*

*These topics are in our Renovation Requirements Class

Confined Space Competent Person – Initial and as needed

Excavation and Trenching Competent Person – Initial and as needed

If you do work such as welding, over water, or that involves cranes and rigging, there are additional training requirements for those also.

Many of these topics are covered thoroughly in the Monthly Safety Plan. However, if you would to schedule an of these trainings with us, please contact!