Training Strategies

The benefits of a positive culture can’t be ignored

By Katherine McCarthy
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OSHA requires employers to have an emergency action plan and to stay current with safety regulations, but many companies are missing a key point in keeping employees informed.


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“Short and cheap” is not the best fall protection training

By Jim Hutter
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Equipping at-height workers with quality, job-specific gear is only half the battle.


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Don’t waste important safety data

By Chuck Pettinger
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To stay relevant, silence distracters and continue to help organizations eliminate death on the job, behavior-based safety (BBS) processes need to experience a “step-change.”


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Who really owns safety?

Bottom line reality differs from the rhetoric
By Shawn M. Galloway
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If safety is more important than production, why does safety report up through legal, human resources or production rather than production reporting up through the company’s number one priority?


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Distractions are many when you’re behind the wheel

By Arthur A. Liggio
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Consider this. A government study estimates that on any given day more than 800,000 vehicles are operated by drivers using hand-held cell phones.


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Reduce your electrical risks

Power down and prevent 80% of electrical injuries
By Danielle Gallo and Robert Prosser
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If you are tasked with administering the “permit required confined space” (PRCS) program at your workplace, you know that it can be a daunting job.


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Is your confined space rescue team prepared for the worst?

By Pat Furr
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If you are tasked with administering the “permit required confined space” (PRCS) program at your workplace, you know that it can be a daunting job.


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Don’t get burned

Implement NFPA 70E & NESC arc flash training changes
By Hugh Hoagland
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OSHA hasn’t made major changes to the U.S. electrical safety standards since OSHA 1910.269 was created in 1994.


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Jump on the e-learning bandwagon?

Advantages, drawbacks and what works for you
By Mike Sawchuk
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There is an interesting though little-noticed correlation between corporate marketing and the educational programs used in many corporations.


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Use different skill sets for safety success

By Katherine McCarthy
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Most accidents result from human error. Whether an error is made from carelessness, incompetence or by chance, an accident generally results from the inattention of a worker.


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