OSHA Training in Newport RI

OSHA Training in 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) level.  In addition, the State of New Hampshire requires all workers on most publicly funded construction sites to complete the OSHA 10 hour construction course.

OSHA 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 1904general 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.


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.

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 have successfully completed the OSHA 10 hour construction training course.

Other Resources

Rhode Island OSHA Poster

OSHA Training Requirements for 1910 General Industry

OSHA Training Requirements for 1926 Construction

Disclaimer: This information was originally 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 state program staff directly to verify important information.


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