What Safety Training Do I Need?
Employee training is a key component of the SJSU safety program. The University Safety Training Matrix provides guidance for supervisors to identify employee training requirements. The matrix does not include every training topic needed. Keep in mind that an employee must have training to do their job safely. Therefore, if they have duties that are potentially hazardous supervisors must ensure that appropriate information has been provided. Any time the duties, equipment and/or processes change the employee must receive updated training. Training must be documented and records must be kept for a minimum of three years.
Supervisors should ensure that all employees receive general and job-specific training prior to initial or new job assignments. In addition training is required:
- whenever new substances, processes, procedures or equipment are introduced to the workplace which may create new hazards.
- when new or previously unrecognized hazards are introduced into the work environment or brought to a supervisor's attention
All training must be documented and kept in department files for a minimum of three years.
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