Q: How Often is Safety Training Required?

A: In many industries, there are specific regulations set by government agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the United States, which mandate the frequency and content of safety training. Generally, initial safety training is provided to new employees, and periodic refresher training is conducted to reinforce knowledge and skills and to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. The frequency of refresher training can range from annually to every few years, depending on the specific requirements and circumstances of the workplace. 

Q: What type of training does Training USA provide?

A: Training USA provides Safety and Heavy Equipment operations and certification training to government entity employees (Federal, State and Municipal). For a list of ALL of the currently offered training courses we offer, click here!

Q: What is the cost of your training programs?

A: Most of our programs have a surprisingly affordable per day or per person cost – which may vary slightly based on the type and length of the training program. For more pricing information contact a company training representative closest to you by clicking here

Q: Does Safety Training Reduce Work Injury?

A: Yes, safety training can significantly reduce work-related injuries. OSHA reports that companies that implement effective safety and health programs can expect to see significant reductions in injury and illness rates, with cost savings ranging from $4 to $6 for every $1 invested. In addition, according to the National Safety Council, workplaces with comprehensive safety programs see injury rates 20-40% lower than those without such programs.

Q: Does OSAH Require Safety Training?

A:Yes, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the United States requires employers to provide safety training to employees in various industries. OSHA sets forth specific regulations outlining the requirements for safety training, which vary depending on the nature of the work and the hazards present in the workplace. Employers are responsible for identifying the specific training needs of their employees based on the hazards present in their workplace and complying with OSHA’s training requirements.

Q: Do you offer certification programs as well as training?

A: YES! Training USA offers several Fall Protection, DOT, Heavy Equipment, Road Scholar and Water Utility Safety certification courses.

Q: Does Safety Training Expire?

A: Safety training itself doesn’t expire in the same way that a certification might, but its effectiveness can diminish over time without reinforcement or updates. While the core principles of safety may remain constant, workplace conditions, regulations, equipment, and procedures can change. As a result, periodic refresher training is often necessary to reinforce knowledge, address new hazards, and ensure compliance with current regulations and best practices.

Q: How Big of a Group Do I Need for Safety Training?

A: While there is no one-size-fits-all answer to the ideal group size for safety training, smaller groups often allow for more personalized instruction and engagement with the material. Ultimately, the group size should be determined based on the specific needs and objectives of the safety training program.

Q: Do you provide "hands on" training as well as classroom training?

A: YES! Any training involving heavy equipment or hazardous employee activities usually has a “hands-on” component as well as classroom training. For course descriptions and details on which programs offer “hands-on” training, click here!