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Tennessee OSHA Training Requirements

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee - 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.

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) improves occupational safety and health through enforcement of the general industry, construction and agricultural occupational safety and health standards in workplaces.

TOSHA Health Compliance Officers are trained as industrial hygienists to evaluate workplaces for chemical, physical, and biological hazards. The health compliance officers are positioned throughout the state in six area offices. They survey both private and public sector workplaces to determine compliance with the health standards in 29 CFR 1910 (General Industry), 29 CFR 1926 (Construction) and 29 CFR 1928 (Agriculture) as adopted by Tennessee OSHA. Tennessee OSHA enforces the Z-1-A permissible exposure limits, the TN Safer Needle Law, and the Tennessee Right to Know Law.

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Labor Research and Statistics Division conducts the Annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) from a random sample of public and private sector companies in Tennessee. The data collected from this survey is used to produce the occupational injury and illness rates for industries within the State of Tennessee as well as providing demographic and case characteristic data for work-related injuries and illnesses that result in days away from work or days of job transfer or restriction.

Tennessee OSHA - State Labor Program Statistics

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Labor Research and Statistics
220 French Landing Drive
Nashville, TN 37243-1002
Phone: 615-741-1748
Web: http://www.tn.gov/workforce/article/workforce-occupational-injuries-illnesses-and-fatalities

State Reporting:

OSHA Labor Data - Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) - State Occupational Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) Program - provides annual information on the rate and number of work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries, and how these statistics vary by incident, industry, geography, occupation, and other characteristics. This data is collected through two BLS programs:
  • 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.

Tennessee OSHA Top Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses

According to latest data, the leading cause of workplace fatalities in Tennessee was in the 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 has a webpage that 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

Tennessee 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)

Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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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