10 & 30 HOUR OSHA TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
10 & 30 HOUR OSHA TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Cannabis


If you cultivate, harvest, process, wholesale, package, or retail cannabis for medical or retail use this section may concern you.

Overview of Requirements for Cannabis


Why, Who, and What?

In 2021 the Nevada Legislature enacted a requirement for those persons in volved in cannabis industry to take training designed to help keep them safe from workplace illnesses and injuries in their workplaces.  The training that was selected was the Occupational Safety and Health Administrations 10 and 30 Hour General Industry Course.  The 10 Hour card is required for those involved in accomplishing activities in the entertainment industry and the 30 hour card is required for those who supervise them.

OSHA Card Verification

Proof of Training?

If you as a worker (10-hour card) or supervisory employee (30-hour card) fails to present your employer with a current and valid completion card for an OSHA-10 or 30 hour  General Industry Course as required by the NRS within 15 days of hire, your employer is required to suspend or terminate your employment.  All OSHA 10 and 30 hour cards issued after 01/01/2020 in the state of Nevada are required by the NRS to be entered in to a verification data base by the trainer completing the training.  The button below will take you to the verification site.

What the Law Says

Sec.  11.  1.  Not later than 1 year after the date an employee other than a supervisory employee is hired, the employee must obtain a completion card for an OSHA-10 course.

2.  Not later than 1 year after the date a supervisory employee is hired, the supervisory employee must obtain a completion card for an OSHA-30 course.

3.  Any costs associated with an employee obtaining a completion card pursuant to subsection 1 or 2 must be paid by the cannabis establishment by which the employee is employed.

Sec. 12.  1.  If an employee other than a supervisory employee fails to present the cannabis establishment by which he or she is employed with a current and valid completion card for an OSHA-10 course as required pursuant to section 11 of this act, the cannabis establishment shall suspend or terminate his or her employment.

2.  If a supervisory employee fails to present the cannabis establishment by which he or she is employed with a current and valid completion card for an OSHA-30 course as required pursuant to section 11 of this act, the cannabis establishment shall suspend or terminate his or her employment.

Sec. 13.  1.  If the Division finds that a cannabis establishment has failed to suspend or terminate an employee as required by section 12 of this act, the Division shall:

(a) Upon the first violation, in lieu of any other penalty under this chapter, impose upon the cannabis establishment an administrative fine of not more than $500.

(b) Upon the second violation, in lieu of any other penalty under this chapter, impose upon the cannabis establishment an administrative fine of not more than $1,000.

(c) Upon the third and each subsequent violation, impose upon the cannabis establishment the penalty provided in NRS 618.635 as if the cannabis establishment had committed a willful violation.

2.  For the purposes of this section, any number of violations discovered in a single day constitutes a single violation.

3.  Before a fine or any other penalty is imposed upon a cannabis establishment pursuant to this section, the Division must follow the procedures set forth in this chapter for the issuance of a citation, including, without limitation, the procedures set forth in NRS 618.475 for providing notice to the cannabis establishment and an opportunity for the cannabis establishment to contest the violation.

Cannabis Industry Requirements

You must present your employer with a current and valid completion card for an OSHA-10 or 30 hour General Industry course not later than 1 year after being hired, your employer is required to suspend or terminate your employment.

10-Hour Construction (Labor) 10-Hour General Industry (Labor) 30-Hour Construction (Supervisor) 30-Hour General Industry (Supervisor)

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