Nevada Training (Construction) laws & safety compliance analysis

Nevada Training (Construction): What you need to know

All construction workers and supervisors in private and government sector workplaces working on a construction site in Nevada must complete construction safety training courses. Construction workers must complete a 10-hour course, and supervisors must complete a 30-hour course. Trained persons must carry a course completion card certifying that they have completed the training.

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The Nevada Department of Business and Industry/Division of Industrial Relations’ (DIR) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (NVOSHA) administers the 10- and 30-hour construction safety training rules for construction activities.

MANDATORY CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TRAINING
NAC 618.950 to 618.990

Every construction worker and supervisor in private and public (state and local government) sector workplaces working on a construction site must carry a card certifying that he or she has completed an approved construction safety training course.

Authorized Training Courses

DIR will adopt regulations establishing construction safety training courses that may be used to satisfy the construction safety training requirements. Meanwhile, employers must provide employees and supervisors with federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)-approved training courses administered by OSHA-authorized trainers.

Construction Worker Training

Every construction worker must complete a 10-hour construction safety training course approved by federal OSHA within 15 days after he or she is hired. After successfully completing the course, the worker will be issued a course completion card. The card is valid for 5 ...


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