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Mandatory Safety Training

DOI Manual

Below is Safety Training required by occupation, i.e, executives (GS-14 and above), supervisors, collateral duty personnel, and field (perform field work and exposed to a field environment) as opposed to administrative employees (who do administrative support, IT support, etc.). Visit the Required Safety Orientation Training Modules for DOI LEARN Web-based Training page to see a complete list of occupations and what safety-orientation training is required for that occupation.

USGS Executive Safety Orientation
(GS-14's and above only take the following two courses, regardless of whether they are supervisors or not, please take these courses in the sequence provided below.)

USGS Supervisor Safety Orientation
(GS-13's and below who Supervise Employees)
DOI Learn Portal | One time only.

  • DOI Safety and Occupational Health Overview
  • Authorities, Roles and Responsibilities
  • USGS Safety and Occupational Program Overview
  • USGS Introduction to Safe Behavior Process
  • USGS Safety Program Requirements
  • USGS Industrial Hygiene Program

USGS Collateral Duty Safety Program Coordinator Safety Orientation
(Self Explanatory)
DOI Learn Portal | One time only.

  • DOI Safety and Occupational Health Overview
  • Authorities, Roles and Responsibilities
  • Resources, References and Standards
  • USGS Safety and Occupational Program Overview
  • USGS Introduction to Safe Behavior Process
  • USGS Safety Program Requirements
  • USGS Industrial Hygiene Program

USGS Field Employee Safety Orientation
(All non-supervisory employees whom work in laboratories and/or perform field work and that are exposed to a hazardous environment, i.e., hydrologists, biologists, loading dock or warehouse workers, etc.)
DOI Learn Portal | One time only.

  • DOI Safety and Occupational Health Overview
  • Authorities, Roles and Responsibilities
  • USGS Safety and Occupational Program Overview
  • USGS Safety Program Requirements
  • USGS Industrial Hygiene Program

USGS Administrative Employee Safety Orientation

  • DOI Safety and Occupational Health Overview
  • Authorities, Roles and Responsibilities
  • USGS Safety and Occupational Program Overview
  • USGS Safety Program Requirements for Administrative Personnel



Appendix 14-2 Master Training Requirements

Appendix 14-1, Part 445-2-H, Chapter 14 (PDF, 771 KB)



For more safety training resources and information visit the USGS AEI Safety Training Resources site.





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