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Work Zone Safety Training & Certification

Our Work Zone safety training course is OSHA compliant, and our online version fulfills OSHA’s classroom training requirement.

We Offer Three Differnt Types of Safety Trainings

Whether you want work zone safety training and certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the work zone safety training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford. The work zone safety training test is included with all of our training options.

Online Training

Online is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location or for employers who need to assign and monitor employee training progress and exam scores.

Training Kits

The training kit is for those who want the freedom of doing the training themselves. It is an OSHA Competent Presentation the you can present yourself to a group of trainees.

Train the Trainer

Train the trainer courses are online and meant to certify a individual to use the training kit to train others. The kit is included with the train the trainer online course for no additional cost.

Onsite Training

Onsite training is for companies looking for hands on training on your own equipment at your location. We come to you (from Rexburg, Idaho) so travel expenses are included, because of this onsite training is best for groups of at least 5-10+ trainees.

What's in the Training Course?

Our Drug and Alcohol Awareness training course is built to regulation standards. This class discusses topics including general knowledge, prevention, signs and warnings, treatment, recourse, and more.

This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam.
Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial, and local standards, this training encompasses the following standards for Drug and Alcohol Awareness:

Certification Standards

U.S. Standards

  • OSHA Act of 1970, 5(a)(1) – General Duty Clause
  • Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988
  • Canada Standards

  • Canada Labour Code, Part II, IPG-080 – Substance use in the work place
  • Part II of the Canada Labour Code – Canada Labour Code
  • Train the Trainer Certification

    The train the trainer option is used to certify a trainer to teach others using the included training kit. It incorporates the online course with an additional train the trainer module, as well as the training kit. This option results in an OSHA compliant lifetime trainer certification from Hard Hat Training. This certification is not company-specific, meaning you can take it with you should you change employers.

    Why Do I Need Safety Training?

    Most regulations don’t have a specific standards for drug and alcohol awareness training. However, under the General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and under Part II of the Canada Labour Code, employers are required to provide a workplace that safe from hazards that can cause accidents, injuries, or serious harm to employees.

    Because of this requirement, employers have a legal and ethical obligation to develop and maintain a workplace that is free from hazards associated with drugs and alcohol. Employees have the right to work in an atmosphere that promotes the safety and well-being of all.

    Stay Informed On All Things

    Did You Know?

    Accidental overdoses from drugs and alcohol at work increased 25% between 2016 and 2017. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).

    Mining industry workers have the highest rates of heavy alcohol use, with construction workers having the second highest rates. (Source: SAMHSA).

    Over $740 billion are lost annually from the abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs in the form of health care costs, reduce work productivity, and crime. (Source:

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