process. Line management should also be actively involved in the evaluation of an OJT
program's effectiveness. Line management's observation of facility activities that reflect
improving or declining job quality and efficiency are a very important source of feedback for
training, especially for an OJT program.
An OJT program's content should be continuously monitored and revised as a result of
changes affecting policies and/or procedures, system or component design, job requirements,
regulatory requirements, and industry guidelines or commitments. Facility and industry
operating, maintenance, and safety experiences should be monitored to identify employee
If training related employee performance problems exist, the solution may involve repeating
portions of the analysis, design, and development activities and revision of existing materials.
Because of the work and cost involved, the decision to modify the training program should first
be based on safety considerations and then on a cost versus benefit basis. To ensure that
programs remain effective and efficient, management's concurrence on all programmatic
changes should be required.