Training and Inspections


We Take Safety Seriously

No matter where you are in the United States, Martin helps companies operate better by training workers, supervisors, contractors and anyone in your business who needs to know about important safety issues. Our trainings are custom-tailored to fit your company’s safety requirements and achieve OSHA compliance.

Martin uses the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations for General Industry (29 CFR 1910) to improve your organizational safety and compliance. All of our trainings and processes are documented and presented in compliance with OSHA requirements. Isn’t it time to rethink your safety program?

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Safety Training Courses and Inspections

Martin offers training courses and inspections designed to train workers and supervisors to work safely and more productively. Whether it’s a standard training program or one designed for your needs, we can help you operate better through specialized education and training, in person or virtually.


Courses with this symbol are available in webinar format.

We perform an onsite safety evaluation that simulates an OSHA inspection to uncover potential hazards and safety violations. Then, we create a detailed plan to address problem areas that could lead to injuries, fatalities and fines — before OSHA discovers them.
We provide comprehensive and documented training for powered industrial truck operation in accordance with strict OSHA guidelines (29 CFR 1910.178). Our five-hour course includes classroom learning, forklift demonstration, lectures and multimedia presentations, workbooks, Q&A and a standard test. Students will gain knowledge on potential forklift hazards and must complete successful navigation of obstacle course to receive certificate of completion and license.
We teach the fundamentals of fall protection according to OSHA standards (29 CFR 1910.23 and 1910.132). We cover common fall hazards such as slips, trips and falls, wall and floor openings, elevated walkways, drop offs and ladder safety, as well as address fundamentals of proper harness and lanyard use.

We offer in-depth training on the proper handling of blood, infectious material and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) in accordance with OSHA standards (29 CFR 1910.1030). We address universal precautions, provide a written bloodborne pathogen plan for employee training and recommend engineering and work practice controls as well as protective measures.

This course addresses personal protective equipment basics such as care, maintenance and useful life of items, as well as proper use of PPE in various applications. We offer comprehensive training on many types of PPE including:
  • Eye protection
  • Face protection
  • Hand protection
  • Foot protection
  • Respiratory protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Head protection and more
We provide hazard identification training for airborne substances in addition to the common respiratory hazards employees are exposed to in both routine and emergency situations. The course addresses OSHA requirements, respiratory protection factors, qualitative and quantitative fit testing, employer and employee responsibilities, as well as respirator care and maintenance.

Ideal for supervisors and employees with safety responsibilities, this documented course covers specific OSHA standards and requirements as they apply to increasing safety awareness in general industry. We also provide in-depth training on the safety and health components of the Code of Federal Regulations. Participants receive a course completion card from an OSHA Training Institute location.
Ideal for companies with 10 or more employees, this custom-tailored and site-specific course covers essential safety topics, general safe work practices, and awareness and control of common safety hazards required under OSHA requirements (29 CFR 1910). Trainings available monthly, quarterly, bi-annually and yearly.

Our COVID-19 Workplace Preparedness Assessment is a step-by-step process to implement a plan to ensure a safe environment, including sourcing supplies such as hand sanitizer, disinfectants, signage, floor markings, UV light technology, masks and more.

Ideal for companies required to have a written EAP (Subpart L and 1910.38) designed to aid company and employee response to fire or other emergencies, including evacuation plans, clear paths of travel, clearance around exits, fire extinguishers and usage. We help you develop a written EAP tailored to your facility and provide training and alarm systems.

Ideal for companies that use heavy-duty mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic machinery, this course covers proper lockout tagout procedures during repair and maintenance of equipment (29 CFR 1910.147) and provides OSHA requirements for safe release of energy, re-energizing equipment, safe work practices, placement and use of tags and locks and multi-man lockout procedures. Includes custom-tailored written lockout tagout safety program.

This course is ideal for companies that have employees working in and/or around machinery with hazards such as ingoing nip points, rotating parts, flying chips, sparks or other hazards operation points. We address OSHA requirements (29 CFR 1910.212) for machinery lubrication, adjustment, guarding techniques, proxy switches, light curtains and more.

This course addresses OSHA requirements (29 CFR 1910.146) for confined spaces, including permit-required versus non-permit-required confined spaces, training, permit and attendant requirements, hazard monitoring, as well as immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH) environments.

This course covers portable hand tool and power tool safety and includes training on tool maintenance, routine inspections, employer responsibility, as well as information on grounding tools, guarding devices, use and storage of air tools, and PPE requirements.

We provide training on OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication Standard and how it aligns with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). We also cover the required written Hazard Communications safety plan, PPE requirements, safety guidelines and training for appropriate handling and safe use of chemicals as it pertains to your company.

We offer a voluntary, but documented course recommended as an Outreach Training Program that covers occupational safety and health designed for entry-level employees in general industry workplaces. We provide training on the recognition, avoidance and prevention of safety hazards, as well as employer responsibilities and employee rights. Participants receive course completion card from an OSHA Training Institute location.
This class teaches employees how to identify, prevent and rectify workplace hazards. Unlike the voluntary OSHA-10 course that must take place over two days, Martin’s 8-Hour General Industry Course and Training can be completed in one day and be counted as your company’s regular OSHA mandated safety training. Best of all, it gets your employees back to work faster.

Noise, or unwanted sound, is one of the most pervasive occupational health problems. OSHA’s hearing conservation program is designed to protect workers with significant occupational noise exposures from hearing impairment even if they are subject to such noise exposure over their working lifetime. Learn about OSHA requirements, including monitoring, audiometric testing, hearing protectors, training and record-keeping requirements.

A severe hazard, workplace violence includes verbal abuse, sexual assault, physical altercations and homicide. Martin’s experts will provide techniques for prevention and how to create a program that reduces the threat of workplace violence in your organization.

This course from Martin introduces the rules around walking-working surfaces, which are any horizontal or vertical surface on or through an employee walks, works or gains access to a work area. Learn how to identify hazards and reduce the risk from injuries from falls.

Learn the potential hazards of pesticide exposure, the symptoms of pesticide poisoning and how workers can protect themselves from exposure and poisoning.

OSHA requires businesses to implement fire protection and prevention programs. Martin experts will train your team on the regulations around fire protection and prevention, and the use of fire extinguishers.

Proper fit is crucial to maximize the expected protection level of PPE. Martin’s fit testings include hand, eye, hearing, respiratory, harness and lanyard and fire-resistant clothing. These can be performed by our certified trainer or most Martin Safety Sales Reps.

We reserve the right to make changes or determinations on a case-by-case basis per individual needs.

To schedule a training or inspection, call 256.627.0804

Martin Safety Training Courses and Inspection Benefits

At Martin, we help our customers create a safer and healthier work environment, while improving compliance and
productivity through education, safety training and preventative inspections.

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  • Improve Worker Safety

    Our safety experts can standardize your PPE needs while providing the proper protection and training for your employees.

  • Achieve Regulatory Compliance

    Our assessments uncover potential hazards to create recommendations to reduce injury and eliminate safety violations, helping you stay in line with safety regulations.

  • Achieve Cost Savings

    Our documented safety trainings and inspections help you examine the full scope of your work, identify areas for improvement and develop a plan for action.

Meet Martin’s Safety Instructors

Malcolm Ritchie, BS, QSSP, HMTRI
Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor

Malcolm has been teaching companies how to operate safely and stay OSHA compliant for more than 25 years. Malcolm is an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor, a Hazardous Material Training and Research Institute (HMTRI) graduate and is a Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP). His expertise includes OSHA Compliance and OSHA Written Program Knowledge. Malcolm has a keen eye for identifying non-compliant hazards in the workplace and conducts plant safety assessments, audits and trainings to ensure Customers pass OSHA requirements, meet OSHA standards and avoid hefty fines.

Charlie Hall, CSP, CRSP
Safety Training Consultant

Charlie has been in the safety industry for over 30 years. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) who specializes in Work-At-Heights Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry with Rescue, Gas Detection and Monitoring Procedures, Safety Audits, Lockout/Tagout/Verify Tasks and Assistance with Written Company Safety Plans. He has many published articles to his name and has been involved in the design, specifying and arranging production of safety equipment such as the Portable Board Anchor Kit currently used by the outdoor advertising industry.

Safety Training Courses and Inspection Case Study

We help companies improve worker safety and regulatory compliance.
To learn more, read one of our success stories.

Cost Savings $14,000


The safety team at a major manufacturer was struggling to provide in-depth safety training to employees while focusing on the company’s EHS issues. After collaborating with Martin’s OSHA licensed trainer, we custom-tailored a training plan to meet their needs and decrease recordable injuries.