OSHA has awarded $9.3 million in Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants to 74 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The grants will provide educational and training programs to help employees and employers recognize serious workplace hazards, implement injury prevention measures, and understand their rights and responsibilities.
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.
As an EHS leader, you know how important training is—but do your employees? Many companies are moving to online training solutions to promote engagement, but OSHA says online training alone will not meet certain requirements. We sit down for a Q&A with David Galt, EHS training expert and speaker at our upcoming Safety Forum event, […]
The latest trend in safety for construction workers may have been established by a New York City (NYC) law signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in October 2017. Local Law 196 established new training requirements for employees at certain construction jobsites. The requirement—a minimum number of hours of training on specific safety subjects for workers […]
Question: Does OSHA require that we train aerial lift operators on a specific frequency?
Fatigue is an often underrecognized risk factor in many work environments. Any work environment that contains key risk factors such as long working hours, on-call work, seasonal highs, shiftwork, physically and mentally demanding work, boring and monotonous work, safety-sensitive work, and driving operations put their workers at a higher risk of fatigue-related incidents.
TrainingToday®, a leading provider of online education programs for employees and supervisors, was recently selected for the second year in a row for Training Industry’s Top 20 Health and Safety Training Companies list.
Our experts at Safety.BLR.com were recently asked, “My employees are required to take First Aid and CPR training. Would this require them to take bloodborne pathogens training?” An important question! Read on to learn the answer.
In Friday’s Federal Register, OSHA published three Susan Harwood Training Grant funding opportunity announcements for Targeted Topic Training Grants, Training and Educational Materials Development Grants, and Capacity Building Grants. The grants are meant to support worker health and safety training.
Q: Is confined space awareness training required for employees in general industry who do not enter permit-required confined spaces?
Compliance training is imperative for any organization, as it strives to keep an organization and all its employees safe and secure from physical, psychological, and legal harm. But, let’s face it: Sometimes, compliance training is just boring or hokey. And it can be hard to make it stick with your employees long term.