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What is a safety program policy?

April 18, 2014
In conducting OSHA training, I’ve found a common misconception about what a safety program policy is.


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Do your workers have the illusion of being invulnerable?

Study: How people conceptualize risk can hurt them
April 9, 2014

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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Who provides safety training in employee leasing programs?

March 12, 2014
OSHA is concerned that temporary employees are ill-prepared, lack proper PPE, and are required to engage in the most dangerous work.


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Active vs. abstract learning

Focused, hands-on & engaging training develops tech skills
March 4, 2014
Years ago I had a customer who wanted electrical safety training for his employees. As we were talking about the course content, he asked, “What are you going to do to entertain the employees?”


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New Safety Training Program, Flammable Liquids: Know Your Risk, Available in Online, DVD, and Streaming Video from Summit Training Source

February 26, 2014

Almost every modern manufacturing production process uses flammable liquids, including fuels, solvents, cleaners, paints and adhesives. The possibility of a fire or explosion occurring from flammable liquid use makes these liquids extremely dangerous if not handled and stored properly.


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How Walmart Logistics trains 75,000 employees

February 26, 2014

When you’re in charge of one of the largest distribution networks and private trucking fleets in the world, how do you go about continuously improving safety for sustained, bottom line results? How do you continuously foster and improve a safety culture that positively impacts risk mitigation, injury reduction and accident cost reduction, while improving employee engagement?


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The importance of lifelong learning & continuous education

February 26, 2014

The highest paid people in America today work an average of 59 hours per week. They read an average of 2-3 hours per day. They belong to industry associations and organizations that encourage the individual to dedicate themselves to lifelong learning with current information and ideas on their fields. Continuous education for them means that they attend annual conventions and go to every session available that has new insights that can help them to be more effective in getting the results for which they are responsible.


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From Vivid Learning Systems

Strategic Planning for Annual Safety Training

You can't improve the future without understanding the past
February 19, 2014

The first step in developing your strategic plan for a year’s worth of safety training starts with the assessment phase. You want to assess the current state of your training activities. Use worker focus groups and perception surveys for larger groups to learn how satisfied the workforce is with what you have been doing in training in the past year.


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DuPont Sustainable Solutions delivers a new safety orientation training program

February 4, 2014

DuPont Sustainable Solutions has released Safety Orientation: A New Way of Thinking, a new safety orientation training program that provides an overview of various workplace safety topics, including personal protective equipment (PPE), bloodborne pathogens (BBPs), fire safety, electrical safety, and slips, trips, and falls.


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Integrate JSAs with training, documenting, reporting & auditing

January 28, 2014
In the world of manufacturing, there are inherent risks. These risks are often related to product manufacturing or are just everyday risks that exist throughout the organization.


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