Stop Work Authority Awareness - OSHA StandardsDownload as PDF
Stop Work Authority Awareness - OSHA Standards
LO1: Define Stop Work Authority
LO2: Explain the meaning of imminent danger
LO3: Describe the steps of the stop work procedure
LO4: Explain how employee may handle unresolved safety issues and the conditions that must be met if an employee refuses to work
LO5: Identify typical use of the SWA and when it does not apply
Oil & Gas Industry
29 CFR 1977.12
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.
The aim of this course is to inform you about the meaning of imminent dangers and describe the steps of the stop work procedure. You will be able to explain how to handle unresolved safety issues and the conditions that must be met if an employee refuses to work. You will also identify typical uses of the Stop Work Authority and when it does not apply.
Employers should provide additional training when a new hazard/procedure/condition or piece of equipment is introduced into the workplace or “unscheduled” refresher training is recommended as directed to address inadequacies in knowledge and to address unsafe acts/deviations from procedures.