All workers must get basic safety training on everything from workers’ rights to emergency procedures. But they also need to be trained on the specific work they’re going to be performing, including the equipment and materials they’ll be using and skills they’ll need to be able to perform this work correctly and safely.
HOW TO USE THE TOOL
Use this checklist, which was requested by a reader, to ensure that workers assigned to perform welding are properly trained. The checklist includes several levels of training, ranging from basic to advanced training. On the checklist, indicate whether the worker observed each skill, assisted with it, demonstrated his ability to perform it and who checked his ability.