In steel erection, training is a key element in the employer's accident prevention program. Since the employer can choose the provider, method and frequency of training that is appropriate for the employees being trained, the employer has flexibility in developing and implementing a training program. However, to achieve increased safety in steel erection, the following requirements must be implemented in all training programs.
Employee training must be provided by a qualified person. [29 CFR 1926.761(a)]
All employees exposed to fall hazards must be trained and instructed in the following areas [29 CFR 1926.761(b)]:
The employer must also provide special training to employees involved in the following activities [29 CFR 1926.761(c)]:
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