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August 17, 2012

Will the Real OSHA 10-Hour Please Stand Up?



Many owners and contractors expect some or all construction workers on their sites to have completed OSHA 10 and 30 Hour training, and to have earned the cards that provide evidence of that training. That's pretty straightforward. What is less clear is whether the vendor who provides that training can legally give participants the official certification card from the Department of Labor. That's particularly true when it comes to online OSHA 10 and 30 Hour programs.The simple fact is that very few online 10-hour programs meet the standards OSHA has established. In fact, at this writing, only seven companies nationwide are authorized to offer online training that results in the issuance of a DOL card. The safety experts at Safety Management Group have prepared an article to help safety-conscious owners and contractors fully understand the situation and verify the online courses they choose legitimately meet OSHA's standards. Read more here or browse Construction Safety signs at ComplianceSigns.com.

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