Occupational safety training

We organize the following safety (formal) training according to the new curricula:

1. The employer, the employer's representative or a person authorized by the employer can learn individually or in the training institution, and prepare for the examination (certification) in accordance with Employer, employer's representative, person authorized by the employer training programme (program code 161086201), approved by the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania.

Mandatory for all employers (individuals employers, managers of various economic operators) or persons authorized by the employer for occupational safety and health (heads of units), with the exception of employers who are exempt from the occupational safety and health test (certification) in accordance with resolution No 292 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 21 March 2007 “On the approval of the description of mandatory health and safety knowledge examination of the employer or his authorised person and the list of employers exempted from occupational safety and health knowledge test (certification)” (Official Gazette, 2013, No 17-827). This training program not subject to any requirements for new learners. The certificate is issued for 5 years. For information on the training program click here.

2. Individuals seeking to become occupational safety and health professionals, must comply with the requirements of “Description of qualification requirements for occupational safety and health specialists” approved by order No A1-342 of 15 July 2010 of the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania (Official Gazette, 2010, No 86-4574) (have higher education in technological sciences). The training program can be selected depending on the company's type of industry. Occupational health and safety specialists can upgrade their qualification in courses, seminars and training of occupational safety and health issues, organized by public authorities and institutions, and training providers. This personnel is sent for qualification training by the employer. The duration of professional training in 5 years must not be less than 60 hours. They study in educational institutions and examination is performed according to the Lithuanian training programmes approved by the Minister of Social Security and Labour of a country:

 2.1. Training programme of occupational health safety specialist engaged in all types of economical enterprises (state code 560086209) click here.

 2.2. Training programme of occupational health safety specialist engaged in II and III group of economical enterprises (state code 560086205) click here.

2.3. Training programme of occupational health safety specialist engaged in III group of economical enterprises (state code 560086206) click here.

3. Employers, persons representing employers who will be engaged in the health and safety functions in the company. They are allowed to listen to one of the following training programmes and be certified in the field of Occupational Health & Safety for each employer, when the company is engaged in the activities referred to in paragraph 8 of the “Sample regulations of occupational health and safety of companies” approved by order No A1-266/V-575 of 2 June 2011 of the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania (depending on the risk level of company's activities and the number of personnel. When the number of employees in the company is up to 9, up to 19 or 49) no frequency is specified. Studies in educational institutions and examinations are arranged according to the training programme performed by the Minister of Social Security and Labour for:

 3.1. Training programme of the employer or a person representing the employer performing the occupational health safety functions in all types of economical enterprises (state code 560086203) click here.

3.2. Training programme of the employer or a person representing the employer performing the occupational health safety functions in II and III group type of economical enterprises (state code 360086203) click here.

3.3. Training programme of the employer or a person representing the employer performing the occupational health safety functions in III group type of economical enterprises (state code 360086202) click here

4. Employers authorized persons responsible for carrying out health and safety functions of the office (non-managers).

The person authorised by the employer to perform the functions of the occupational health & safety service in the company when the number of employees in the company, with regard to its type of industry, does not exceed the number of employees indicated in the Sample regulations of occupational health and safety of companies. It is allowed to listen to one of the following training programmes and be certified in the field of occupational health & safety for each employee of the manager for the authorised economic entity, when the company is engaged in the activities referred to in paragraph 8 of the “Sample regulations of occupational health and safety of companies” approved by order No A1-266/V-575 of 2 June 2011 of the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania (depending on the risk level of company's activities and the number of personnel. When the number of employees and the company is up to 9, up to 19 or 49). Studies in educational institutions and examinations are arranged according to the training programme performed by the Minister of Social Security and Labour for:

4.1. Training programme of the person authorised by the employer performing the occupational health safety functions in all types of economical enterprises (state code 560086204) click here.

4.2. Training programme of the person authorised by the employer performing the occupational health safety functions in II and III group type of economical enterprises (state code 360086204) click here.

4.3. Training programme of the person authorised by the employer performing the occupational health safety functions in III group type of economical enterprises (state code 360086205) click here.

 

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