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