Q&A: What does OSHA mean by annual training?

OSHA Healthcare Connection, June 29, 2010

Q: What does OSHA mean by annual training—every 12 months or within each calendar year?

A: Annual training, as far as OSHA is concerned, always means "at least once every 12 months," according to a January 24, 2007 OSHA interpretation letter.

Click here for an example of how training within every calendar year could lead to an OSHA violation.

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