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CPR training from Summit

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Enhance your classroom CPR training with LOOP Learning System to give students the confidence to respond in an emergency!


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MSHA announces $8.3M in state grant funding

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The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will allocate $8,348,423 in health and safety training grants for 46 states and the Navajo Nation in fiscal year 2014.


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OSHA memo to employers reiterates training requirements

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OSHA boss Dr. David Michaels issued a memorandum to reiterate OSHA's policy that employee training required by OSHA standards must be presented in a manner that employees can understand, and to provide enforcement guidance to the area and regional offices relative to the agency's training standards.


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“Training is critical” for new communication tower workers, says OSHA chief

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"Employers and cell tower owners and operators must make sure workers are properly trained and protected, said OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels in issuing a directive to keep communication tower workers safe. The directive follows an alarming increase in preventable injuries and fatalities at communication tower work sites, according to OSHA.


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Eight tips for “training your brain”

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1) Think positive- Positive emotions enhance the brain’s function, leading to creativity and strategic thinking. 2) Focus- Know which places and particular times of the day are the most conducive for you, and designate important tasks for those moments.


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Know the strengths & weakness of employees with learning disabilities

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Everyone brings different strengths and talents to their job. However, it is also fair to say that individuals with and without learning disabilities (LD) will find certain job-related tasks to be difficult and even problematic. The following is a list of some of the specific ways that your learning disabilities can interfere with success at work:


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The Army says it’s over-reliant on distance learning

Blended learning – classroom and online – is the answer
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In its rush to embrace progress and technology, the Army, the Defense Department and organizations across America adopted distance learning, at least as far back as the 1990s, when computing power and the Internet promised to connect people and institutions in virtual ways that were previously unimaginable.


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Home Depot USA's Chicago store cited by OSHA for lack of training & other violations

US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $110,700 in penalties
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Home Depot USA Inc. was recently cited for six, including two repeat, one willful and three serious safety violations, at its home improvement store on North Kimball Avenue in Chicago. The repeat and willful violations involved lack of training and maintenance for powered industrial vehicles. Proposed penalties total $110,700.


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Four essentials of workplace violence training

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No company is immune to workplace violence so every company should prepare for it and, clearly, prevention of workplace violence training is essential. Four essential components that training should cover:


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The task of training the safety & health of temp workers

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From The West Virginia Record: Use of temporary employees has become common. Work injuries to temps is due in part to a lack of communication and confusion regarding the responsibilities of the host employer and the temporary employer regarding the health and safety of temporary employees.


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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

ASSE's Safety 2013 Review

A photo gallery from the Las Vegas Convention Center, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 24 to 27. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

EVENTS

Math Review: Des Plaines

9/11/11
Des Plaines, IL
United States
This is an intensive review of essential math skills. This workshop is specifically designed for those preparing for certification examinations (ASP, CSP, CHST, OHST) and needing a hands-on review of essential skill areas. Read More

Math Review: New Orleans

10/23/11
Hampton Inn
New Orleans, LA
United States
This is an intensive review of essential math skills. This workshop is specifically designed for those preparing for certification examinations (ASP, CSP, CHST, OHST) and needing a hands-on review of essential skill areas. Read More

What You Need to Know About OSHA’s New Global Harmonization & Hazard Communication Standard

11/14/13
In 2012, OSHA enacted its Global Harmonization Standard which included significant changes to its Hazard Communication Standard. Join Ed Foulke Jr. as he provides a detailed explanation of OSHA’s changes to the Hazard Communication Standard and discuss steps that your organization can take to meet your obligations under this new standard. Read More

Engage, Motivate, Reward.....Repeat: The proven tactic for long-term safe behavior

5/20/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This presentation will cover examples of engagement tactics that were deployed and others where they could have been deployed to affect behavior change, recognition’s role in facilitating employee engagement, benefits of reinforcing safe work habits with a rewards component and best practices, common mistakes, and available resources for success.

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National Safety Congress & Expo

9/15/14
San Diego, CA
United States
The NSC Congress & Expo is your opportunity to meet with thousands of safety, health and environmental professionals who share the desire to better themselves.

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Safety Management l

10/13/14
Cambridge, MA
United States
Through examples, case studies and other resources, take away a framework for an effective safety management system. Safety Management l provides a foundation of fundamental elements and techniques for managing an effective safety system.

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Safety Management l

11/10/14
Phoenix, AZ
United States
Through examples, case studies and other resources, take away a framework for an effective safety management system. Safety Management l provides a foundation of fundamental elements and techniques for managing an effective safety system.

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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

Arc Flash Qualifications

March 17, 2014

This guide will help you to plan and execute a successful arc flash hazard analysis, by showing you how to: Build internal support for your analysis, Identify the components necessary for compliance, and Compare bids equally and effectively.

GHS Labeling Guide

February 18, 2014
Is your facility dangerous because you are not labeling all work areas properly? Aside from your facilities, the place where the work actually gets done, your employees and workers are your most valuable asset. And as their employer, it is your responsibility to take care of them, providing them with the safest environment possible to work in.

Field Attenuation Estimation Systems: The Possibilities.

January 1, 2014

What is hoped that the reader will obtain from this white paper is a sense of whether the uses of these types of assessment of PARs are consistent from method to method.

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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

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Welding: It doesn't have to be a grind. The latest in respiratory protection and PPE for welders and grinder

Attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge of hazards and appropriate PPE for welding applications, regulatory drivers that are changing the landscape of PPE within welding applications and the latest product technologies being offered in welding PPE.

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