Here’s a good summary article on OSHA’s position regarding on-line employee training by Jack Benton, CDS and posted on Linkedin’s OSHA discussion group:
OSHA believes that computer-based training programs can be used as part of an effective OSH training program. However, there are some stipulations. OSHA’s treats online-based training programs like training videos. These programs alone do not meet all of OSHA’s training requirements, they must provide sufficient hands-on experience and be accompanied by a qualified trainer.
Atlantic Training outlines some of these guidelines:
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