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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.)

  • SAFETY: 1315 USGS Safety and Occupational Health Program Overview
  • SAFETY: 1338 USGS Authorities, Roles, and Responsibilities

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

  • SAFETY: DOI Safety and Occupational Health Overview
  • SAFETY: 1315 USGS Safety and Occupational Health Program Overview
  • SAFETY: 1338 USGS Authorities, Roles, and Responsibilities
  • SAFETY: 1300 USGS Safety Program Requirements
  • SAFETY: 1336 USGS Introduction to the Safe Behavior Process
  • SAFETY: 1304 USGS Industrial Hygiene Program Requirements

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

  • SAFETY: DOI Safety and Occupational Health Overview
  • SAFETY: 1315 USGS Safety and Occupational Health Program Overview
  • SAFETY: 1338 USGS Authorities, Roles, and Responsibilities
  • SAFETY: 1300 USGS Safety Program Requirements
  • SAFETY: 1340 USGS Resources, References, and Standards
  • SAFETY: 1336 USGS Introduction to the Safe Behavior Process
  • SAFETY: 1304 USGS Industrial Hygiene Program Requirements

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.

  • SAFETY: DOI Safety and Occupational Health Overview
  • SAFETY: 1315 USGS Safety and Occupational Health Program Overview
  • SAFETY: 1338 USGS Authorities, Roles, and Responsibilities
  • SAFETY: 1300 USGS Safety Program Requirements
  • SAFETY: 1304 USGS Industrial Hygiene Program Requirements

USGS Administrative Employee Safety Orientation

  • SAFETY: DOI Safety and Occupational Health Overview
  • SAFETY: 1338 USGS Authorities, Roles, and Responsibilities
  • SAFETY: 1300 USGS Safety Program Requirements
  • SAFETY: 1339 USGS Safety Program Requirements for Administrative



SM 445-2-H Appendix 14-2 Master Training Requirements

Master Training Requirements



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





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