EHS on Tap: E39 Microlearning: Techniques to Jumpstart Your EHS Training Programs

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Good training is the cornerstone of every successful environment, health, and safety program. However, it can be a challenge to ensure that your trainees engage with, absorb, and—perhaps most importantly—retain the information you need to communicate to them. There are plenty of methods and tools out there that aim to maximize adult learning, and one of them is making a great impact in the training space right now: Microlearning. Today on EHS on Tap, we’re chatting with Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify. Carol is a microlearning expert who is here to help us learn more about this training tool and how it can help EHS professionals in their employee education efforts.

Carol LeamanCarol Leaman (BA, MAcc, FCPA) is an award-winning thought leader with an impressive track record of successfully leading tech companies. Not only is she a disruptor in the corporate learning space, but she’s also the brains behind the Axonify Microlearning Platform. Prior to Axonify, Carol was the CEO of PostRank Inc., a social engagement analytics platform she sold to Google. She was also the CEO at several other technology firms, including RSS Solutions and Fakespace Systems. Carol is a celebrated entrepreneur and trailblazer whose articles appear in leading learning, business, and technology publications. Her various awards include the Sarah Kirke Award 2010, the Waterloo Region Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Intrepid Award 2011, and the Profit500 Award for Canada’s Leading Female Entrepreneur 2017. She also sits on the boards of many organizations and advises a variety of Canadian high-tech firms.


EHS on Tap is an environmental, health, and safety podcast by BLR’s EHS Daily Advisor. On each episode of EHS on Tap, our host will discuss emerging legal, regulatory, and policy issues with industry experts and the impacts to everyday safety and environmental professionals. EHS on Tap topics run the gamut of contemporary issues facing EHS managers and professionals today.

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