An employer who is able to demonstrate that a new employee
has received training within the last 12 months that addresses
the elements specified in paragraphs 220.127.116.11through 18.104.22.168,
above, is not required to repeat such training provided that the
employee can demonstrate knowledge of those elements.
Previous training not provided by the current employer must be
repeated under the auspices of the current employer no later than
12 months from the date of that previous training.
Retraining shall be administered annually, and when the
following situations occur:
22.214.171.124 Changes in the workplace or the type of respirator
render previous training obsolete.
126.96.36.199 Inadequacies in the employee's knowledge or use of the
respirator indicate that the employee has not retained the
requisite understanding or skill.
188.8.131.52 Any other situation arises in which retraining appears
necessary to ensure safe respirator use.
The basic advisory information on respirators, as presented in
Appendix D, shall be provided by the employer in any written or
29CFR1910.134, App. D
oral format, to employees who wear respirators, when such use
is not required by 29CFR1910.134 or the employer.
4.4 Highly Hazardous Chemicals (see definition)
184.108.40.206 Each employee presently involved in operating a
process, and each employee, before being involved in
operating a newly assigned process, shall be trained in
an overview of the process and in the operating
procedures. The training shall include emphasis on the
specific safety and health hazards, emergency
operations including shutdown, and safe work practices
applicable to the employee's job tasks.
220.127.116.11 In lieu of initial training for those employees already
involved in operating a process on May 26, 1992, an
employer may certify in writing that the employee has
the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to safely
carry out the duties and responsibilities as specified in
the operating procedures.