Special ready-made programs written to aid in training and safety are available to the construction industry. In 1988, a training and publishing company in northeastern Pennsylvania began to develop a simple program to assist employers in addressing OSHA regulations. Its objective was to develop a program that would do the following: assist employers in compliance to specific OSHA standards; provide well-documented on-the-job safety training; and create safer and more productive working environments.
Hazard Awareness Training (HAT) is used by foremen or other first line supervisors on the job or in the classroom. Each program contains supplies needed to properly implement the OHSA standards, including an attendance roster, a color poster, and a twelve page booklet.