For years, OSHA has expressed concerns about relying too much on computer-based or online training. People have been asking OSHA formal questions about it since at least 1994. Consistently, OSHA has agreed that videos or "self-paced computer-based training" can be a valuable part of training.Does OSHA allow online training?
OSHA does not have specific regulations regarding online training, but believes computer-based training can serve as a valuable tool in the context of an overall training program. First and foremost the training should cover topics relevant to workers' assigned duties.