The United States has thousands of workforce development and training programs, run by the public, social, and private sectors. Some are excellent; others, not so much. The problem is that we don’t know which are which.
According to Bersin by Deloitte, a leading research and advisory services firm, talent development is the second biggest challenge facing HR executives at organizations today. Bersin estimates companies spend more than $130 billion per year on employee development, with leadership development taking up the single largest area of spending.
Although it might be seen as less crucial in soft skill industries, every employer has a duty to keep its staff and customers safe.
In most organizations, a dedicated employee will have undergone some form of adult first aid training in order to provide the necessary provision in the workplace and ensure that if an incident happens, they are able to act and follow the necessary protocols.
OSHA has revised the requirements for authorized trainers in its Outreach Training Program, updating and clarifying student contact hours, replacement card procedures, the Trainer Code of Conduct, and more.
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. introduces Active Shooter/Active Threat online training
February 1, 2017
A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) study identified 200 active shooter incidents in the U.S. from 2000-2015 that killed or wounded a total of 1,274 people. To help organizations improve employee response and survival in these unpredictable and quickly evolving situations, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has introduced the Active Shooter/Active Threat training program.
For the second year in a row, a coalition of medical students, emergency physicians and health groups in Texas is hosting the “Texas Two Step: Save a Life Campaign” event at 45 sites in 12 cities across Texas. The goal is to train participants how to act quickly to save the life of someone experiencing cardiac arrest.