Agency heads may seek training assistance from the Secretary of Labor, the National Institute for
Occupational Safety and Health and other appropriate sources.
After the effective date of Executive Order 12196, the Secretary shall, upon request and with
reimbursement, conduct orientation for Designated Agency Safety and Health Officials and/or their designees which will enable them to manage the
occupational safety and health programs of their agencies. Such orientation shall include coverage of section 19 of the Act, Executive Order 12196,
and the requirements of this part.
Upon request and with reimbursement, the Department of Labor shall provide each agency with training
materials to assist in fulfilling the training needs of this subpart, including resident and field training courses designed to meet selected training
needs of agency safety and health specialists, safety and health inspectors, and collateral duty safety and health personnel. These materials and
courses in no way reduce each agency's responsibility to provide whatever specialized training is required by the unique characteristics of its
In cooperation with OPM, the Secretary will develop guidelines and/or provide materials for the safety
and health training programs for high-level managers, supervisors, members of committees, and employee representatives.