Training/Incentives

The task of training the safety & health of temp workers

From The West Virginia Record: Use of temporary employees has become common. Work injuries to temps is due in part to a lack of communication and confusion regarding the responsibilities of the host employer and the temporary employer regarding the health and safety of temporary employees.


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Five trends for training programs

Corporate emphasis on training: Many companies are operating with lean staff, due to attrition and not replacing staff, and also downsizing during the last few years due to a difficult economy.


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Barriers to successful training

Organizations don’t rely on the science of learning and training. Many are ignorant about what it is know about learning and training and development. Organizations have myths about training. An unskilled employee attends training, when they return there is the expectation of an immediately changed, improved, skilled worker. That’s an incorrect expectation. Companies in general have simplistic views of training.


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Surveying safety’s Top Training Companies

To compile this list, we included only companies 100% dedicated to employee safety training.


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Safety leadership happens in the middle

Why are our most important leaders, responsible for driving improvement in performance, culture and results, often our most inexperienced, undertrained, underdeveloped and incapable? Most of us have seen the situation when the super employee becomes the supervisor without ever being taught how to be an effective leader.


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Training a literacy-challenged workforce

The State of Western Australia is the largest federal division by area in Australia, and is the second largest country subdivision in the world.


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Help support ASSE’s Family Scholarship Fund

The Family Scholarship Fund (FSF) debuted at Safety 2013. One year later, as the fund balance stands at more than $100,000 and the first recipient has been selected, Henshaw is optimistic about how far this program can reach.


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Does your training meet new 29 CFR Parts 1910 & 1926 requirements?

The answer to this question depends on whether or not you previously complied with the training and documentation requirements of any or all of the following:


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Award winning safety

McWilliams Electric prides itself on their high Safety Rating and continuous training of office and field personnel.  This level of excellence has won McWilliams several Industry Safety Awards and can be contributed to McWilliams Electric's Safety Director Jerry McGlynn.


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Do your workers have the illusion of being invulnerable?

Study: How people conceptualize risk can hurt them

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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By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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