Jill James, Vivid Learning Systems’ resident safety consultant and former OSHA safety investigator, fills us in on how a positive relationship between supervisors and employees can decrease the number of work-related accidents.
Once again this year, the “Secret City” Fire Officer Conference and Safety Fest TN are bringing free safety and health training to the community, to include a conference for “those who rush in when we run out.” The “Secret City” Fire Officer Conference will be held on Wednesday and Thursday during the Safety Fest TN week, September 12th – 16th at New Hope Center in Oak Ridge, TN.
More than 80 free safety and health training classes and sessions
August 18, 2016
Safety Fest TN is on again! The 5th annual event will be held September 12th - 16th in Oak Ridge and Knoxville and will feature over 80 free safety and health classes, sessions and demonstrations. In addition to the free classes, a Safety Expo and Safety Demonstrations will take place on September 13th and 14th along with the “Secret City” Fire Officer Conference on September 14th and 15th.
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.