Workplace mindfulness training programs can help workers manage stress and improve memory and focus. Training can be delivered in a number of ways including in-person and online, and according to a 2016 study by the National Business Group on Health and Fidelity Investments, 22 percent of companies have mindfulness training programs.
Attention-control training is more effective than attention-bias modification at reducing the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a study published today in American Journal of Psychiatry in Advance.
Video is consistent. Using video for training eliminates the inconsistencies in policy created by bringing in multiple in-person trainers. With video, there can be an established standard for training procedures across the board.
The OSHA's Regional Office in Seattle and the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Region have signed an alliance to share information, guidance and access to safety and health resources related to the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers.
ClickSafety, a leading provider of online safety training for the construction and general industries, today announced its latest offerings, Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness in Construction and Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction for the Exposed Worker.
Tim Page-Bottorff, CSP wants you to know that safety doesn’t have to be boring. When conducting safety training, the best way to engage your audience is with humor, he said. Stories are the best way to get started, Page-Bottorff said on Monday during a flash session on the expo floor.
Almost every training vendor at the Safety 2016 expo in Atlanta is promoting some form of online training and education. "eLearning" signs and banners are ubiquitous, as though online is the only way to train employees.
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. introduces Hot Work: Safety Operations Training
June 15, 2016
Because hot work in any company can mean high-risk work, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., the leader in safety and compliance, introduces a new training program to safeguard employees and property from the inherent dangers.
According to OSHA, 2.3 million workers are exposed to crystalline silica on the job in 676,000 construction, general industry, and maritime workplaces. To better protect these workers, OSHA has finalized two new crystalline silica standards: one for general industry and maritime (1910.1053), and one for construction (1926.1153), both effective June 23, 2016.