Arizona OSHA Safety Training Courses
Arizona OSHA Training Requirements
In Arizona, some companies require their employees to take OSHA training in order to be qualified to perform certain duties. However, whatever industry you work for in Arizona - taking an OSHA Training Course is a low cost investment that rewards you with essential job safety practices that could one day possibly save your life. Most workplace accidents and injuries are preventable, so that's why more workers are taking a proactive step towards occupational safety training. (Choose course in right column.)
HAZWOPER Training Required
The Federal OSHA HAZWOPER Standard (29 CFR Part 1910.120) - requires that all employees that are exposed to or handle hazardous materials must take a 24hr or 40hr HAZWOPER Training Course and an 8hr Annual Refresher, at a level required by their job function and responsibility, before they are permitted to engage in hazardous waste operations that could expose them to hazardous substances.
Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH)
The Industrial Commission of Arizona is the agency that administers and enforces state laws relating to the protection of life, health, safety and welfare of Arizona's employees. This includes laws relating to workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, payment of wages, and child labor.
The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) operates under an approved plan with the U.S. Department of Labor to retain jurisdiction over occupational safety and health issues within Arizona, excluding mining operations, Indian Reservations, and federal employees.
The Research & Statistics Division publishes a report entitled the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries annually. The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries report covers all fatal injuries determined to be work-related according to the CFOI criteria. Thiss information can assist in developing safer workplaces and preventing fatal injuries, enhancing job safety training, developing new safety equipment, assessing and improving workplace safety standards, and informing employers, workers, and trade and employee organizations of life-threatening hazards associated with various jobs.
Arizona OSHA - State Labor Program Statistics
Industrial Commission of Arizona
Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH)
Research & Statistics Division
800 W Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-5795
ADOSH Home: http://www.azica.gov/ADOSH/ADOSH_main.aspx
State Reporting (Research and Statics Division):
- Workplace Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses: http://www.azica.gov/ADOSH/Statistics_Files/NFOI_Table_7_2014.pdf
- Workplace Fatalities:
OSHA Labor Data - Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics
- SOII - BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
The SOII provides estimates for nonfatal cases of work-related injuries and illnesses from 46 States and Territories that are recorded by employers under the Occupational safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) recordkeeping guidelines.
- CFOI - BLS Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
The CFOI publishes data on fatal cases of work-related injuries for all States, Territories, and New York City.
For more information, check out the BLS State Occupational Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities - Labor Programs and State data.
Arizona OSHA Top Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses
According to latest data, the leading cause of workplace fatalities in Arizona was in the production, transportation, and material moving occupations (Source). The main type of these fatalities is the vehicle backover (i.e., when a vehicle backs up and strikes a worker behind the vehicle).
For more information on backovers, OSHA's Preventing Backovers webpage provides information about the hazards of backovers; solutions that can reduce the risk or frequency of these incidents; articles and resources; and references to existing regulations.
As with most states, the leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls, followed by electrocution, struck by object, and caught-in/between.
Source: OSHA Common Statistics Summaries
Falls deaths are preventable by a safety training class that covers 29 CFR 1926.500 - Subpart M – Fall Protection and deals with both the human and equipment-related issues in protecting workers from fall hazards.
Sources: OSHA – Fall Protection in Construction (PDF); OSHA's Fall Prevention Campaign
Arizona Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Data by Industry (SOII)
(Please contact the State for additional data.)
- *2015 Incidence rates (PDF) Case counts (PDF)
- *2014 Incidence rates (PDF) Case counts (PDF)
- *2013 Incidence rates (PDF) Case counts (PDF)
- *2012 Incidence rates (PDF) Case counts (PDF)
Arizona Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) Data
(Please contact the State for additional data.)
- 2015 Fatal injury counts (HTML) rates (HTML)
- 2014 Fatal injury counts (HTML) rates (HTML)
- 2013 Fatal injury counts (HTML) rates (PDF)
- 2012 Fatal injury counts (HTML) rates (PDF)
How Arizona OSHA Compliance Training Can Help You
OSHA Training University can help you comply with OSHA standards so you can protect yourself or your employees from workplace injuries and death. Is your organization compliant with OSHA standards? We can help you comply – and go beyond compliance – for the safety and well-being of your employees. (Choose course in right column.)
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