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.

Infographic: Delivering Effective Safety Training

Training is an important part of workplace safety programs. There are several factors that contribute to successful training, including ensuring that the training facilitator has expertise in safety and health, sound instructional skills, and flexibility, according to OSHA. Here’s what you need to know about delivering effective safety training. Check out our Back to Basics: […]

EHS Now: Previewing Day 1

EHS Now’s exclusive online summit is taking place on June 15-16, 2022. Join us for this free virtual event catered to EHS professionals looking to develop and refine their skills on a variety of topics, including ESG, safety culture, safety data, heat stress, and more. Join your peers for some great educational sessions! Day 1: […]

Back to Basics: Delivering Effective Safety Training

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 recommendations for providing effective safety training. Training is an important part of workplace safety programs. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has more than 100 standards that contain training […]

Ask the Expert: Lithium-Ion Battery Storage and Handling 

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about training for the storage and handling of lithium-ion batteries. See what the experts had to say.    Q: What is a recommended training plan for the […]

How’s Your Training Program?

Do you have a strong employee safety training program? While training alone is not enough to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, it remains a key element of an effective safety and health management program. Research has shown that education and training can increase workers’ knowledge and help guide their actions and behaviors on the job. […]

Infographic: Chemical Hazard Management

Despite many policy changes and updates that have occurred in the last year, OSHA continues strong enforcement of longstanding regulations for well-established hazards like falls, lockout/tagout, unguarded machinery, and workplace chemicals. The agency’s hazard communication standard (HCS) remains one of OSHA’s most frequently cited standards, cited 1,947 times in fiscal year (FY) 2021. Here’s what […]

EHS Technology Week: Effective EHS Training

As part of next week’s EHS Technology Week activities, attendees can learn about building an effective EHS training program. Technology Week is sponsored by Alcumus, Avetta, Cority, Intelex, and KPA. Thursday, May 19 Educational Session | Making It Stick: Tips and Tricks for a Truly Effective EHS Training Program Time: 2:00 PM EDT – 3:00 PM […]

Back to Basics: Fall Prevention in Construction

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s standards for fall protection and prevention in construction. This week (May 2-6) is the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, which is a voluntary event that encourages employers […]

Ask the Expert: Training Requirements for Welders

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about OSHA’s training requirements for welders. See what the experts had to say.  Q: What are OSHA’s training requirements for welders? General Industry OSHA’s training requirements […]

Infographic: 5 Tips for Toolbox Talks

All environmental, health, and safety (EHS) leaders should be familiar with the term “toolbox talks,” which can also be known by many other names, such as safety briefings, pre-start, take 5 safety talks, or tailgate safety meetings. Toolbox talks are the quick five- to 10-minute safety discussions held before the start of the workers’ shifts […]