OSHA Requirements and Training Resources for Newport RI
Worker safety for private companies needing OSHA training in Newport Rhode Island is regulated by the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Rhode Island does not operate an approved state OSHA program for public employees at the state or political sub-division (e.g.: municipal, county, public school or university) level. In addition, Rhode Island law requires all workers on most publicly funded construction sites to complete the OSHA 10 hour construction training course.
OSHA Training Regulations and Standards
Regulated employers located in Rhode Island are governed by the Federal OSHA health and safety standards found in the 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). These include, but are not limited to, the OSHA workplace poster requirements in Part 1903, OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping requirements in Part 1904, general industry standards in Part 1910, maritime standards in Parts 1915, 1917 and 1918, construction standards in Part 1926, and agricultural standards in Part 1928. Therefore, all regulated employers needing OSHA training in Newport RI should comply with the applicable standards for their industry.
Links to federal OSHA training requirements for construction and general industry are available below on this page.
There is one agency that regulates private sector companies in need of OSHA training in Newport RI. Federal OSHA exercises jurisdiction over most private employers in Rhode Island. Federal employers in RI also operate under the jurisdiction of Federal OSHA. There is one OSHA office located in the state:
Providence Area Office
Federal Office Building
380 Westminster Mall, Room 543
Providence, RI 02903
The OSHA national emergency hotline telephone number is 1-800-321-OSHA.
Rhode Island OSHA 10 Hour Training Law
The State of Rhode Island has a state law requiring most workers on publicly funded construction sites to possess the OSHA wallet card proving they successfully completed the OSHA 10 hour construction training course.
OSHA Training Resources
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Disclaimer: This information was obtained from the Federal OSHA website. OSHA Training Services Inc. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate and up to date, but changes in state law and procedures affecting the information on this page are beyond our control. Contact OSHA program staff directly to verify important information about OSHA training requirements in Newport RI.