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As you likely well know, workers are not born safety-minded! That makes training the number one element in accident and illness avoidance. Check the articles here frequently for the latest and best tips on training techniques, trends, programs and equipment 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.

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The Gamification of Training

Today’s Advisor reports on the benefits of using gamification in your training.

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Give Your Training a Helping Hand

Today’s Advisor gives you expert advice to ensure that during training your hands send the same message as your words.

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Stand Up for Wellness Training

Today’s Advisor stands up for the importance of wellness training on sedentary lifestyles.

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Wellness Training on Thanksgiving Leftovers Safety

For some people, leftovers are the best part of the Thanksgiving dinner. But those leftovers can be deadly if not handled properly. In today’s Advisor, we give valuable information you can use to train employees on how to deal with leftovers safely.

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What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Mentoring?

’Tis the season for basketball, football, and hockey, so many of us are busy watching coaches roam the sidelines on the court, field, or rink. In today’s Advisor, Dr. Susan G. Weinberger, president of the Mentor Consulting Group in Norwalk, CT, USA, coaches US on the differences between coaching and mentoring. Or does she mentor us? At any rate, read on for valuable information from Dr. Weinberger …

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Train Employees How to Quit!

Every third Thursday in November is the annual Great American Smokeout, which makes this a great time for a wellness training session to help employees quit smoking. Today’s Advisor gives you a useful exercise for this training effort.

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Violence Prevention Training and ‘Bug Out’ Bags

In today’s Advisor, we get expert advice on workplace violence prevention training from the Ask the Editor feature on hr.BLR.com® and from a federal news radio correspondent.

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Shift Inspection Requirements for Cranes

Yesterday, we looked at Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) extension of the certification deadline for crane operators—and noted that employers are still required to provide comprehensive training for crane operators. One element of that training includes ensuring that operators can recognize, based on both visual and auditory inspection, the shift inspection elements required by OSHA. Today we’ll look at just what those requirements are.

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Employers Get 3-Year Extension on Crane Operator Certification—but not on Training Requirements

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Just ahead of its original deadline for the certification of crane operators under the 2010 final rule on Cranes and Derricks in Construction, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has offered employers and crane operators a break. In a rule finalized on September 25, 2014, the Agency has extended the deadline for operator certification from November 10, 2014, three full years, to November 10, 2017. But, the Agency emphasized, the certification requirement is separate from the training requirements under the standard. Employers must still provide training to crane operators.

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Tree Trimming Training

A tree-trimming accident leads to a fatality—and a reconsideration of safety training for outdoor work. Today’s Advisor reports on the accident and reiterates OSHA’s safety recommendations for tree-trimming activities.

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