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Training

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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How Do You Train Employees to Stay Focused on Safety When Their Work Becomes Routine?

It’s well known that workers who perform the same tasks day after day tend to lose focus on the hazards because the work becomes routine. In today’s Advisor, Marc Gomez has some innovative ideas about how to turn that around by training employees to become more conscious about the attendant risks of what they’re doing.

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Can Hand Gestures Help Your Training? As Long as They’re Appropriate!

During classroom training, trainers need to be as engaging as possible and that involves moving in a dynamic way, including hand gestures. But in today’s Advisor, we hear from an expert on how to ensure that your hand gestures are enhancing—and not distracting—from your safety message.

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On-the-Job Training for Off-the-Job Safety: Part 2

In last Friday’s Advisor, we began an overview of safety training topics to keep your employees safe off the job as they perhaps begin to tackle strenuous spring tasks in their homes and yards. Today, we go over a few more off-the-job safety topics.

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Engaging Employees in Safety Training

Yesterday, we talked with safety consultant Jeffrey Dennis about the best ways to prepare and deliver compelling safety training content. Today, Dennis will share some tips for engaging your audience.

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Safety Training That Sticks

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Employee training is both an essential feature of any workplace safety program and a constant challenge for safety professionals.

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On-the-Job Training for Off-the-Job Safety: Part 1

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Spring has sprung, so your employees may be dusting off the winter cobwebs and tackling strenuous home tasks, such as spring cleaning and gardening. In today’s Advisor, we give guidance on conducting effective training for off-the-job safety.

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Avoid Common Barriers to Training Transfer

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What are the most common barriers to training transfer, and how can they be avoided? In today’s Advisor, we get expert advice on this training challenge.

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Teach Your New Supervisors How to Train Effectively

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Do your new supervisors know the importance of training their employees? Do they know the best ways to make their training efforts effective? Today’s Advisor gives you training information to convey to your new supervisors.

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What Is the Role of Reinforcement in Effective Training?

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How can companies use reinforcement and recognition to ensure that training programs achieve long-term, measureable results? In today’s Advisor, we ask an expert for the answer to this question.

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Is Training the Right Solution for a Performance Problem?

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In today’s Advisor, we hear from an expert on how to determine whether training is the solution you need to fix performance problems.

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