Last September, OSHA published its list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY2015. The report showed that the violations were cited across a variety of industries and workplace environments, yet they all have one thing in common: they were all preventable through increased hazard awareness and more adequate safety training.
Many businesses have recognized the importance and value of implementing effective safety training programs to reduce incidents and risk. However, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to safety training, particularly when you consider the diversity of the modern workforce. The most successful programs take advantage of the fact that training is most effective when it is designed to accommodate the unique characteristics of employees.