ES&H Manual



4200 Appendix T2

Developing and Conducting Job-Specific Training



1.0            Purpose


Jefferson Lab offers a variety of job-specific training.  Content, instructional method, and duration are determined by the supervisor, using resources such as Environment, Safety, Health, and Quality (ESH&Q) staff, equipment manufacturer’s recommendations, and widely accepted practices in the subject field.  Job-specific training requirements are associated with the job.  Job-specific requirements should be included in the job description for the position.  This appendix describes the general approach and objectives for Jefferson Lab’s job-specific ESH&Q training.


2.0            Expectations


The details and methods of training shall be adequate to inform the individual:

·         of potential hazards,

·         how to ensure personal safety and that of others,

·         how to prevent likely problems, and

·         what to do in an emergency.


Training shall satisfy regulatory requirements.


Presentation of training shall be appropriate for objectives (e.g. conveying knowledge vs. teaching skills).


Training should be based on the education and experience level of the recipient.


See also ES&H Manual Chapter 3220 Appendix T1 Standardized Hazard Warning Signs & Devices.


3.0            Responsibilities



·         Attend the appropriate training session.

·         Learn and use the skills required to perform the task.



·         Perform training as assigned following the procedure below.



·         Determines content, instructional method, and duration of training.

·         Appropriately documents completed training requirements.


4.0            Procedure


4.1              Prepare

4.1.1        Define the job.

4.1.2        Determine desired outcome.

4.1.3        Determine what the audience already knows about it.


4.2              Present/Demonstrate

4.2.1        Explain all documentation, written instructions, etc.

4.2.2        Tell, show/illustrate each step, one at a time.

4.2.3        Stress key points.

4.2.4        Integrate safety elements into procedural aspects.

4.2.5        Ask questions to stimulate feedback.

4.2.6        Use Jefferson Lab case histories as illustrations.


4.3              Watch/Review

4.3.1        Allow the student to perform the task – with coaching as necessary.

4.3.2        Have the student explain the key points.

4.3.3        Performance is repeated until familiarity is demonstrated, and the student can perform the operation independently.


4.4              Follow-up

4.4.1        Designate someone the student can ask for help.

4.4.2        Let the student work independently.

4.4.3        Check back frequently; encourage questions; offer praise.

4.4.4        Taper off close supervision as mastery develops.


4.5              Document (Instructor provides the supervisor with the following information)

4.5.1        When training was conducted.

4.5.2        What was covered.

4.5.3        For whom.

4.5.4        By whom.

4.5.5        Recertification date.


NOTE:           The content of this training is a good basis for periodic safety observations and/or safety- knowledge reviews.


5.0            Revisions


Periodic Review – 05/24/2013 – No substantive changes per BUllman.











ESH&Q Division

Bruce Ullman





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