Takeaway: Rhode Island is a Small State with Big Penalties for Noncompliance


About Rhode Island OSHA Training Requirements

OSHA requirements are strict in Rhode IslandWorksites in Rhode Island, specifically stated an municipally funded projects budgeted at $100,000 or more – strictly enforce OSHA training regulations. Administrated through the Federal-level Occupational Safety and Health Administration, rather than a state-specific department, the penalties for noncompliance are steep.


Workers at all levels are expected to maintain at least the OSHA 10 Hour Construction Training course, though higher-level courses offer even more in-depth training opportunities. With a heavy focus on safety in the workplace, training to comply with these regulations and standards is a small investment of time that pays off in worker confidence and safety as well as accident avoidance.




Enroll in the OSHA 10 Hour Construction Online Training Course

OSHA 10 Hour Construction Online Training
Price: $89.00 (Includes Free PDF Study Guide)
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The OSHA 10 Hour Construction Online Training Course will prepare you to start immediately on public work projects in Rhode Island or any construction job in all 50 states. Upon completion of our online courses, you will be able to print a temporary certificate of completion. You will receive the Department of Labor OSHA Wallet Card in approximately two weeks.


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration office for Rhode Island is located at:

Providence Area Office
Federal Office Building
380 Westminster Mall, Room 543
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
(401) 528-4669
Fax: (401) 528-4663


Organizations that have a need to train multiple employees simultaneously, can take advantage of OSHA-Pros Group Rates for on-site instruction. One of our OSHA-Authorized Instructors will travel to your facility to administer the course to all employees. Successful students will obtain their Department of Labor OSHA Wallet Cards upon completion. To schedule your on-site course, please contact us direct (toll-free) at 1-866-265-5813 and speak to one of our friendly customer service schedulers, or you may complete our customer service inquiry form online here to receive a quote for your services.


We have courses available in the following municipalities among others:

  • Providence, RI
  • Newport, RI
  • Warwick, RI
  • Cranston, RI
  • Pawtucket, RI
  • Woonsocket, RI
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Who must undergo OSHA training for construction jobs in Rhode Island?

All workers on a jobsite including construction personnel, independent contractors, developers, site managers, and project overseers.

What constitutes a construction site in Rhode Island?

An municipal or state construction project budgeted at $100,000 or higher.

What are the consequences for noncompliance?

Rhode Island is very strict about requiring OSHA-compliant training. If an employee is found to be noncompliant, fines can range between $250 and $950 per offense per day- affecting both employee and employer alike.

Is anybody exempt from OSHA requirements on job sites?

Law Enforcement officials, job site security officers and all Federal, State, and Municipal inspectors who visit the work site are exempt from OSHA requirements.

Is there a complete outline of Rhode Island OSHA regulations?

Check out our Rhode Island OSHA resources page.