OSHA Construction Training Requirements

For each type of work environment, there are numerous OSHA standards and training requirements that need to be carefully reviewed and followed to ensure OSHA compliance. Below is an informational overview of sections of OSHA Construction standards that include training requirements. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all OSHA standards for construction. For additional guidance on OSHA construction regulations, visit the OSHA website or review OSHA’s publication: Training Requirements in OSHA Standards and Training Guidelines. For a list of OSHA construction safety courses we offer, see our Online Course Catalog and Classroom Courses.

Subpart C General Safety and Health Provisions

29 CFR Part 1926 – Sections with Training Requirements

Subpart DOccupational Health and Environmental Controls
Subpart EPersonal Protective and Life Saving Equipment
Subpart FFire Protection and Prevention
Subpart GSigns, Signals, and Barricades
Subpart ITools – Hand and Power
Subpart JWelding and Cutting
Subpart KElectrical 
Subpart LScaffolding
Subpart MFall Protection
Subpart NCranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors
Subpart OMotor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, and Marine Operations
Subpart PExcavations
Subpart QConcrete and Masonry Construction
Subpart RSteel Erection
Subpart SUnderground Construction, Caissons, Cofferdams, and Compressed Air
Subpart TDemolition
Subpart UBlasting and Use of Explosives
Subpart VPower Transmission and Distribution
Subpart XStairways and Ladders
Subpart YDiving
Subpart ZToxic and Hazardous Substances

In OSHA’s Training Requirements publication, voluntary training guidelines are listed to assist employers in providing the needed safety and health training to minimize employee risks. See the publication for detailed information on each step below.

  1. Determine if Training is Needed
  2. Identifying Training Needs
  3. Identifying Goals and Objectives
  4. Developing Learning Activities
  5. Conducting the Training
  6. Evaluating Program Effectiveness
  7. Improving the Program

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