Training Strategies


Remove "hole watch" headaches

Technology eases confined space compliance
April 1, 2014
A hole-watch person attending a permit-required confined space is not only critical for the safety process of any entry, it is an OSHA requirement.

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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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Implement electrical maintenance safety devices programs

February 3, 2014
Electrical accidents, such as arc flashes, happen daily; however, there are ways companies and individuals can reduce the occurrence of these accidents and protect everybody concerned from the physical, financial and statutory consequences.

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Make the case for learning online

8 strategies for selling your senior leaders
January 2, 2014
A combination of strategies exists for selling senior leaders on online safety compliance training

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Make sure your workers can quickly handle a cardiac crisis

December 5, 2013
According to OSHA, jobs with shift work, high stress, and exposure to certain chemicals and electrical hazards increase the risks of heart disease and cardiac arrest.

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The benefits of a positive culture can’t be ignored

November 4, 2013
OSHA requires employers to have an emergency action plan and to stay current with safety regulations, but many companies are missing a key point in keeping employees informed.

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“Short and cheap” is not the best fall protection training

September 5, 2013
Equipping at-height workers with quality, job-specific gear is only half the battle.

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Don’t waste important safety data

August 1, 2013
To stay relevant, silence distracters and continue to help organizations eliminate death on the job, behavior-based safety (BBS) processes need to experience a “step-change.”

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Who really owns safety?

Bottom line reality differs from the rhetoric
August 1, 2013
If safety is more important than production, why does safety report up through legal, human resources or production rather than production reporting up through the company’s number one priority?

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Distractions are many when you’re behind the wheel

June 7, 2013
Consider this. A government study estimates that on any given day more than 800,000 vehicles are operated by drivers using hand-held cell phones.

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