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.
| Friday, October 17th, 2014
Today’s Advisor reports on the results of a recent survey on the value of training in the workplace.
| Friday, October 10th, 2014
Today’s Advisor reports on one journalism student’s internship at the recent Sochi Winter Olympics. It’s a great example of how internships—in any industry—can provide exciting and effective on-the-job training that helps prepare the next generation of your workforce.
| Friday, October 3rd, 2014
One way to open your training session is with the eye-opening statistics given in the “Why It Matters” section! Also inform trainees that the top 5 industries for eye injuries are:
| Friday, September 26th, 2014
October 5 to 11 is National Fire Prevention Week (www.nfpa.org/safety-information/fire-prevention-week). Inspire your employees to participate in fire drill training by sharing the news about how a failure to train and drill on evacuation routes earned Hawaii companies large fines.
| Friday, September 19th, 2014
Today’s Advisor gets expert answers to these questions: What are some common problems that can derail e-learning projects, and what can safety trainers do to address those problems?
| Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
In yesterday’s Advisor, we looked at three ways to make sure that your introductory training works for your workforce. But training is never a one-and-done proposition. Build a training program that continually reinforces your safety message with three more fundamental strategies.
| Monday, September 15th, 2014
Do you sometimes feel like your training sessions have become a dog and pony show, requiring you to play the manic comedian in order to keep your trainees engaged and interested? Maybe you’re working too hard. Here’s what your workers really need from your training sessions.
| Friday, September 12th, 2014
Today’s Advisor provides an inspirational example of the positive difference professional trainers can make on future generations in their communities and their industries.
| Friday, September 5th, 2014
How proactive is your company about planning ahead for emergencies and about training employees on related procedures? If yours is like other companies in a recent survey reported on in today’s Advisor, it probably needs to improve its approach.
| Friday, August 29th, 2014
Families across America are finishing summer vacations and summer BBQs, and returning to school schedules and more formal meals. This makes it a good time for some wellness training on safe food preparation. Today’s Advisor gives you valuable safety training content.