Training Requirements in OSHA Standards (Free Download)

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace. No person should ever have to be injured,become ill, or die for a paycheck.
OSHA’s mission is to ensure the protection of workers and prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths by setting and enforcing standards, and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Many OSHA standards, which have prevented countless workplace tragedies, include explicit safety and health training requirements to ensure that workers have the required skills and knowledge to safely do their work.
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Machine Safety Handbook

Looking to put together a policy for machine safety at your facility? Start with this booklet from Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA). This 10 page handbook walks you through the whole process with graphics and checklists and it’s completely free.

Download the booklet by clicking on the image below.


OSHA Laser Safety Information

Here’s a quiz for you… What does Laser stand for? Laser is actually an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.

Lasers are increasingly showing up in the workplace and most employers and employees are unaware of the particular dangers they might entail.

Fortunately, OSHA has put together an extensive set of tools and documentation to help you navigate the complexities of Laser safety.

The Laser Hazards OSHA page gives you information on:

Just the downloads of the Laser Safety Manual, under the “Possible Solutions” section will give you more than you’ll ever need. Enjoy!

Need a Respiratory Program? Use OROSHA’s!

If you’re a small business and you need a respiratory program, you could different pieces from here and from there and create your own… or you could just use the one just published on the Oregon OSHA (Orosha).

This 44-page document walks you and your employees through every aspect of the OSHA respiratory program, especially geared for small businesses.

It explains why and when you need a respirator, how to select the right respirator, how to select the right cartridge, how to fit test, how to clean and store your respirator and everything else you and your employees need to know.

Well illustrated, clear and easy to understand, this respiratory program takes all the guesswork (and leg work) out of any small business respiratory program.

Have a look for yourself and download it at

Free Download of Construction Health and Safety Manual

From the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association website:

The Construction Health and Safety Manual is our most comprehensive health and safety guide. It’s a must-have for every construction worker and helps you recognize and protect yourself against health and safety hazards.

Two versions of the manual have been produced; one is for general construction work (M029) and the other includes certain trade-specific material (M033). Each chapter in both manuals is available to download in English or en français.

Order hard-copy versions of M029 or M033, or click on the links below to download individual chapters.

Disponible en français Manuel de santé et sécurité de l’industrie de la construction (M029F)

Legal Responsibilities and Emergencies




Tools and Techniques

Special Locations (M033)

Trade-Specific Information (M033)