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Be Choosy When Selecting Training Techniques

When it comes to selecting effective training techniques, you can afford to be choosy! There are numerous methods and materials available to help you prepare and equip employees to better do their jobs. Indeed, with so many choices out there, it can be daunting to determine which methods to use and when to use them, […]

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Flammable Liquid Hazards

Use the following information to tailor a safety training session to your own workplace. Bring in samples of different types of flammable liquids in their containers to the meeting. Review the appropriate material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and labels. Rehearse emergency procedures to use during a spill or explosion. Safety talk Flammable liquids are found […]

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Employers Banning Use of Electronic Devices While Driving Company Vehicles

Even if the state in which your organization operates has a law banning the use of electronic devices while driving, you can’t assume your employees will abide by the law when driving company vehicles. Employers “cannot rely on state legislation alone to keep employees safe and protect their bottom line,” says Jack Hanley, executive director […]

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Unsafe Workplaces Chasing Nurses Away

Healthcare workplaces are fraught with risks, but the extent of those dangers – and their impact on the ongoing nursing shortage – may be greater than you think. Nursing clearly is not the safest of professions. Working in close proximity to sick people, scalpels, needles, and other sharps obviously entails risks. But most of us […]

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Free Report for Safety Professionals: Proven Strategies To Increase the Value of EHS

The Safety Daily Advisor® announced today the release of a free white paper for safety professionals, Proven Strategies To Increase The Value of EHS, which will help safety professionals to use the tools of business managers to effectively measure the performance of their programs “The value of EHS functions in an organization’s overall performance is […]

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The Pesky Details of Working Safely with Pesticides

September is Farm Safety and Health Month, and our Safety Training Tips editor says that while you may think of farming as peaceful, bucolic work, it is actually one of the most dangerous jobs in the United States. Farm work injuries affect all demographics. Many seniors, women, and teens work on family farms and are […]

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Don’t throw away those instructions!

Please read through all the instructions before using this product. How many times have you read that line in the instruction booklet of a new assembly required toy, gadget, or software application—and then skimmed over the rest of the directions? How many hours later did you get the toy assembled—or the software working smoothly with […]

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Workplace Cancer Risks

Give your workers this quick overview of three common workplace cancer risks. Customize the information to the risks faced by your employees. Though your workers might associate cancer worries with the food they eat or the air they breathe, the truth is that there are cancer risks in the workplace, including: UV exposure for outdoor […]

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OSHA’s Guidelines for Training and Evaluation

Yesterday, we presented the first four of OSHA’s seven employee safety training guidelines. Today, we conclude with the last three guidelines, plus some information about an essential training resource that will help you meet current and future safety training objectives easily and effectively. [You can read the first four guidelines here.] Step 5. Conduct the […]

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