Training/Incentives

Do your workers have the illusion of being invulnerable?

Study: How people conceptualize risk can hurt them
April 9, 2014

No matter how many safety training courses emphasis how dangerous it may be to work with electricity, chemicals or cargo unless proper safety protocols are followed, there is always a percentage of employees who believe they aren’t vulnerable to such risks — until it’s too late.


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Informed decisions: Effective recognition programs measure multiple metrics

April 1, 2014
I define “The Four Pillars of Safety” as engagement, recognition, communications and measurement.


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Motivate workers to maintain a healthy back and help prevent injuries with a new training program from J. J. Keller

March 28, 2014

Over 200,000 back injuries are reported every year, accounting for one of every five injuries in the workplace. Companies can help employees avoid becoming part of this statistic by using J. J. Keller’s NEW Back Safety: Keep Your Back in Action training program.


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Do You Have a Crisis Management Plan in Place? 7 Reasons You Should

March 11, 2014
Most organizations will have to deal with some form of crisis management at some point.


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DuPont Sustainable Solutions launches sulfuric acid training program

March 11, 2014

DuPont Sustainable Solutions has released a new hazardous materials training program, Sulfuric Acid: Safe Handling, to help employees work safely with and around sulfuric acid.


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Are educational conferences still delivering?

March 8, 2014

Blogger and futurist Seth Godin had a great post the other day about the importance of listening. And maybe that’s what associations should be doing more of when they talk about the next generation of their annual meetings, conferences and conventions—listening. As association professionals, we have lots of clever ways to talk to members through our communications and live events, but are we really listening to what they have to say?


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Are webinars still relevant?

March 6, 2014

When the economy crashed, the meeting planning industry took a hit. At the time, many organizations were forced to rethink the traditional meeting format. Enter in virtual meetings and webinars. Now that the economy is slowly getting better, so is the ability to bring back face-to-face meetings. Ironically, it coincides with webinar platforms performing at their highest level to date. This leaves webinar operators pondering a very important question: During this day and age, where do webinars belong?


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Top worker safety training topics

March 4, 2014

Safety Culture- Recognize and correctly use key terms and concepts relating to safety culture. Identify the components of a positive safety culture and rate your own company's effectiveness in each of the component areas. Define the necessary elements of management commitment and support. Understand the importance of well-defined safety roles & responsibilities


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Motives and barriers for learning

March 3, 2014

Why do we participate in learning? You can probably come up with a long list of reasons on your own, but as a lowly student, your opinion doesn't count! Here's what some of the BIG GUYS have come up with:


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12 principles for effective adult earning

March 2, 2014

1. Needs Assessment: Participation of the learner in naming what is to be learned. 2. Safety in the environment between teacher and learner for learning and development. 3. A sound relationshipbetween teacher and learner for learning and development.


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