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.

Responding to an Active Shooter in the Workplace

The mass shooting spree from earlier this month that took place near the end of the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade is a tragic reminder that an active shooter situation can happen anywhere. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines an active shooter as someone “actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people […]

EHS On Tap E190: The Benefits of Mobile Safety Training

On episode 190 of EHS On Tap, Shawn Smith, Product Director, Training and Content, KPA, talks about the benefits of mobile safety training for employees.

Navigating Safety: EHS Challenges in 2024 and Beyond

The role of Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) professionals is continually evolving as industries face new challenges and embrace technological advancements. In 2024, EHS professionals find themselves at the forefront of ensuring workplace safety, environmental sustainability, and the overall well-being of workers. In this article, we’ll explore the challenges that EHS professionals are likely to […]

Infographics: Best of 2023, Part 1

As we wrap up 2023, we’re taking a look back at some of our highlights from this year. Here are some of our favorite infographics from the past 12 months.

Faces of EHS: Gabriel Guzman on Language and Commitment to Safety

Gabriel Guzman started his career in public safety in 1992, working as an EMT and firefighter for various municipalities before transitioning into the private sector industries around 2004. He filled various safety roles, from health, safety, security, and on-site nursing to workers compensation and risk. He has coached, mentored, and taught in classroom and non-classroom […]

Faces of EHS: Dustin Heacox on Accountability and Continuing Education

Dustin Heacox started out getting involved with safety by putting himself through college at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he graduated with a B.S in Occupational Safety. After a brief stint with the WI Army National Guard and a job in underground cable, he began working with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services […]

Faces of EHS: John McHugh on Leading from the Heart

John McHugh’s journey began over three decades ago in the construction industry, where he was immersed in the world of constructing scenery for the Hollywood film industry. Throughout his career, he contributed to the production of numerous feature films, including The Fugitive, Home Alone 1, 2, and 3, as well as U.S. Marshals, among many […]

EHSDA Shorts: Prioritizing Effective Training

On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Clint Fritz, Safety Programs and Risk Manager at Nelson Brothers, on his thoughts about prioritizing effective training.