“We go to CPR training every year, and we’re always told that we’ll use it more away from work than at work,” said Arty Mayfield of Vacaville, California. “This is what we do. This is what we’re trained to do.”
OSHA offers safety training pretest to bring them up to speed
November 18, 2014
A test available from OSHA to be completed by employees prior to training can be a valuable aid to ensuring that workers understand arc flash hazards – and the elements and procedures that affect the likelihood of an arc flash occurring.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is partnering with the Future Farmers of America (National FFA) to promote the safe use of agricultural equipment through a new awareness program – “Tune into Safety.”
Ontario’s Ministry of Labour is moving forward with a plan to prevent injuries and improve workplace health and safety, by passing new regulations and implementing the province’s first integrated safety strategy.
A good safety speaker pays attention to their audience. Listen to their questions and be sure to find out from them what they want to learn. I am sure you have experienced, as I have, the situation in which someone asks a question during a training session about a subject you are planning on covering later.
Due to injuries, fatalities and lost workdays, slips, trips and falls had a $13.7 billion price tag in 2012, according to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau also reported 285,380 nonfatal injuries and 704 fatal injuries that same year.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has awarded $1 million through its Brookwood-Sago grants program to seven organizations that provide education and training within the mining industry.
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