OSHA Requirements and Training Resources for Burlington VT
Which agency regulates OSHA training in Burlington VT? The State of Vermont, under an agreement with OSHA, operates an occupational safety and health program (VOSHA) in accordance with Section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. The Vermont State Plan was initially approved October 16, 1973, and was certified as being structurally completed on March 4, 1977. Therefore, regulated employers needing OSHA training in Burlington VT would comply with the agency rules.
VT OSHA Training Regulations and Standards
VOSHA has adopted most federal OSHA standards by reference, including those for general industry and construction. Vermont has adopted the federal recordkeeping and reporting requirements as well. Many of these OSHA standards require that employers provide their employees with OSHA training and information on a variety of health and safety topics (see links to training requirements below).
There are two state-specific standards in effect at this time:
- 1910.1000 Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)
- Mandatory appendix to the Power Transmission, Generation and Distribution Standard 1910.269 Lineworker Safety).
The Vermont-specific standards and the Vermont Labor Statutes that outline the requirements for OSHA training in Burlington and the rest of Vermont can be found on the VOSHA website. Links to see federal OSHA training requirements for construction and general industry are available below on this page.
There are two agencies that primarily regulate OSHA training in Burlington VT and the rest of the state. The State of Vermont has jurisdiction over all public and private sector places of employment in the state, with the exception of federal employees, the United States Postal Service, private sector maritime activities (shipyard employment, marine terminals, and longshoring),and military bases, which are subject to federal jurisdiction.
Vermont OSHA Information
The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Program (VOSHA) is a part of the Vermont Department of Labor, Workers’ Compensation and Safety Division. The head of the Department is the Commissioner of Labor. The state operates a central office in Montpelier, and regional offices in South Burlington, Hyde Park, Rutland, and Springfield. The contact number at the central office is 1-800-287-2765, or 802-828-2765.
The National Emergency Hotline telephone number for OSHA is 1-800-321-OSHA.
OSHA Training Resources
OSHA Training Requirements for 1910 General Industry
OSHA Training Requirements for 1926 Construction
OSHA Training Conducted at Your Site in Burlington VT (see available classes below)
On-Site OSHA Training Classes IN Burlington VT
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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 OSHA’s control. Contact OSHA program staff directly to verify important information about OSHA training requirements in Burlington VT.