Category: Training

Training is the number one element in accident, incident, and illness avoidance. Check the articles here frequently for the latest and best tips on techniques, trends, programs and equipment. We offer explanations for group, one-one, or self-directed situations, in both general and specific work activities. Your training will be both easier and more effective if you do.

Six Safety Training Objectives for Workers with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

At one time, workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) who were capable of working did so in sheltered workshop-type environments—but that is changing. Employers in many industries now hire workers with intellectual or developmental disabilities to work in integrated environments. These workers may not be able to complete the same training courses as other […]

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Eight Core Safety Competencies for Workers with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

If you employ workers with intellectual or developmental disabilities, you’re dealing with a population that needs some targeted attention in order to prevent injuries. These workers are often found in light manufacturing, recycling, assembly, janitorial tasks, industrial laundries, landscaping services, and warehouse work—jobs that don’t require high-level skills but that pose a higher-than-average injury risk. […]

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UST Class C Training Checkup

Environment, health and safety (EHS) managers are often tasked with managing underground storage tank (UST) systems. It’s no wonder that with three classes of UST operators to deal with, a recent report shows that the most common violation found during UST inspections involves training. Yesterday we reviewed that report, and today we will offer some […]

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UST Training Coming Up Short

Environment, health and safety (EHS) managers are often tasked with managing underground storage tank (UST) systems. It’s no wonder that with three classes of UST operators to deal with, a recent report shows that the most common violation found during UST inspections involves training. Today we’ll take a look at the report, and tomorrow we […]

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Respirable Crystalline Silica Training: It’s HazCom and Then Some!

Did you know that OSHA’s new Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) standard adds to your Hazard Communication training requirements? It requires your training to be a bit lengthier than usual by specifying topics to be covered in training for employees who are exposed to RCS.

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OSHA Announces Training Grant Recipients

OSHA has awarded $10.5 million in one-year federal safety and health training grants to 77 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The grants will provide training and education for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. They will also inform workers of their rights and employers of their […]

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Respirable crystalline silica training: It’s HazCom and then some!

By Abby Ferri, CSP Did you know that OSHA’s new Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) standard adds to your Hazard Communication training requirements? It requires your training to be a bit lengthier than usual by specifying topics to be covered in training for employees who are exposed to RCS. The standard requires that OSHA’s existing Hazard […]

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Training Records: How to Choose an LMS that Works for You

Keeping track of training is an essential task for environment, health, and safety (EHS) managers, but it can be time-consuming and difficult to keep up with. Enter learning management systems (LMSs), electronic databases specifically designed for tracking employee training and continuing education. But if you’ve ever chosen or had to work with a poorly designed, […]

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