The Outreach Training Program provides basic safety and health information and education — it is not meant to fulfill all employer's training requirements. The OSHA Outreach Training Program for the Construction Industry provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in the construction industry. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. It is important to note that this is a voluntary program and does not create turnkey compliance with OSHA standards. Although some states, municipalities or others may require outreach training as a condition of employment, it is not a Federal OSHA requirement. None of the courses within the Outreach Training Program is considered a certification.
Through this program, workers can attend 10-hour or 30-hour classes delivered by OSHA-authorized trainers. The 10-hour class is in