The construction contractor shall ensure that each employee entering the worksite
has, through experience, training and, where required, certification, the skills and
knowledge necessary to safely perform his or her assigned tasks. This training shall
include an initial worksite safety and health orientation, phase specific training
addressing foreseen hazards and control measures associated with each phase of
work upon which the employee is active, and continued safety and health "tool box"
training. All training should be conducted by qualified personnel and should be
communicated in a language understood by all employees.
Worksite Safety and Health Orientation.
126.96.36.199 Each employee shall receive an initial safety and health orientation prior to
performing any work on the project worksite. The orientation shall include a
detailed review of the contents of the approved project safety and health plan,
including provisions for subsequent employee access to the plan.
188.8.131.52 Construction contractors with a continual onsite presence or with multiple projects
utilizing the same work force may provide the orientation prior to commencing
work on the employee's first onsite project and on a periodic basis, as determined
locally, thereafter. Orientation on items that vary from project to project shall be
provided for each project.
Phase Specific Training
Prior to commencing any phase of work, the construction contractor shall review the
approved hazard analysis for that phase with all employees on the affected work crew
and provide training to ensure that all employees understand the potential hazards
and the required protective measures. A copy of each phase's hazard analysis shall