1. Designate who will be your in-house trainer
According to Federal OSHA and many State regulations, all training and evaluation shall be conducted by persons who have the knowledge, training, and experience to train and evaluate the competence of their operators/end-users. Companies can select an employee who already meets these requirements to train and evaluate staff internally (i.e. supervisors, foremen, etc.) or have one trained by us to meet these requirements.
2. Know the OSHA criteria for training
According to Federal OSHA and many State regulations, training shall consist of a combination of formal instruction (e.g., lecture, discussion, interactive computer learning, video, written material) covering the required topics and regulations, a form of comprehension verification (written knowledge check or test), practical training (demonstrations performed by the trainer and practical exercises performed by the trainee), and evaluation of the operator’s performance demonstrating required skill set and equipment use in the workplace.
3. Know the record retention requirements
Employers are required to retain records of training for each operator/end-user; records shall include the name of the student, the date of the training, the date of the evaluation, and the identity of the person who performed the training/evaluation.