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.

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.

What Employers Need to Know About OSHA 10- and 30-Hour Outreach Training

OSHA trainings help reinforce the foundations of safe workplaces. And though OSHA considers each training optional, completion is mandated by law in some states and jurisdictions. And, in any case, enrolling in an online or in-person course can offer long term benefits for all employees. From entry-level workers to supervisors, here are five helpful facts […]

Infographic: Onboarding

Along with general company knowledge and an explanation of their role and assigned duties, it is crucial that new workers know the policies and procedures that will keep them safe at work. Here’s what you need to know about onboarding. 

Back to Basics: Onboarding New Employees

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we look at onboarding new employees and the required safety training. As summer begins and new employees enter the workforce, it is important that employers take a look at their onboarding processes and […]

Infographic: Young Workers

According to OSHA, it is important for employers to have a full understanding of their responsibilities for taking care of young workers, and how to keep them safe on the job. Here’s what you need to know about employer responsibilities for young workers.