Model Certification of Proficiency

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: April 11th, 2012
Topics: Safety Training |

THE PROBLEM: Several OSHA standards require not just delivery of training but training that renders the worker “proficient” for the task involved. For example, the Standard for permit-required confined spaces requires employers to ensure that employees acquire the knowledge and skills to achieve “proficiency” in carrying out their roles for the entry. Proficiency must be verified and certified in writing.

HOW THE TOOL HELPS SOLVE THE PROBLEM: Here’s a Model Certification you can use to document proficiency. This TOOL deals with the specific example of proficiency of so called Authorized Entrants into permit confined spaces.