Michigan Training laws & safety compliance analysis

Michigan Training : What you need to know

Comparison: State vs. Federal

In Michigan, workplace safety and health training requirements for hazard communication, exposure to asbestos, lead, and other hazardous and toxic substances mirror federal standards. State training requirements for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) mirror federal requirements. See the TABLE for safety training requirements.

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For information on federal training requirements, see the national TRAINING regulatory analysis.

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) administers and enforces safety and health and HAZWOPER training requirements in the state.

State Requirements
Topic Training Refresher Training
Bloodborne PathogensMichigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 325.70016(5)(d), MAC r. 325.70016(5)(g)(iii), and MAC r. 325.70016(6)(d) Employers must include an explanation of the standard operating procedures in the training program. Additionally, the training program must contain information on the limitations of personal protective equipment (PPE). The training instructor must document in writing attendance at the training session. Annually
Cranes—Overhead and GantryMAC r. 408.11851 to 408.11853 Prospective crane operators and riggers must be trained before the employee’s assignment as an operator or rigger. Trainees must be given a performance test before they begin work. Riggers must know the maximum crane capacity and rigging procedures and be trained to understand the state rules for overhead and gantry cranes, slings, and PPE, along with company rules and regulations. Crane operator must receive refresher training under the following conditions: • An operator has been observed to operate the crane in an unsafe ...

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