It could be a long, cold winter. If your workers have to dig out, can they do it without hurting themselves? Most workers know that shoveling snow and breaking up ice can be exhausting, but they may not be aware of the extent of their risks.
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It was the week before Thanksgiving 2014, and the Hardman family was on their way to a dream family vacation at Disney World in Orlando, when the family’s 16-year-old son, who was driving, briefly nodded off at the wheel. Six of the eight passengers were not wearing seat belts; all six were ejected from the […]
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.
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, […]
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.
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.
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.
Employers in the construction, manufacturing, food and beverage, and agricultural sectors, among many others, are well aware of the barriers that language differences present to communicating accurate and complete safety information to workers. Signs that use icons instead of language can, to a limited degree, help get critical information across. Another method is film.
The impact of safety training on your overall cultural efforts is enormous. But how can you implement training that will engage your employees, and what common mistakes must you avoid? The EHS Daily Advisor gets some tips from Thomas E. (Ted) Boyce, Ph.D., a learning expert and a speaker at the upcoming Safety Culture 2018 […]
Why reinvent the wheel when there are so many ready-made safety observances to link up to? The National Safety Council (NSC) publishes an annual list of safety meeting topics. Here are some highlights.