Surveying safety’s Top Training Companies
To compile this list, we included only companies 100% dedicated to employee safety training. Training services include eLearning, classroom lectures, blended learning, behavioral observation training, executive coaching, comprehensive training processes for teams and workforce populations, retreats, conferences, webinars, handbooks, DVD libraries, and full-length books. We also included safety-related associations with substantial training activities, including distance learning and conferences. To keep the focus on top training companies, we did not include college-degree programs offered by universities. For the same reason, we did not include the many personal protective equipment (PPE) vendors and other safety product manufacturers that provide training.
Profile: Founded in 1938, ACGIH® is a member-based organization that advances occupational and environmental health. ACGIH® provides publications and educational activities that facilitate the exchange of ideas, information, and techniques.
Formats: Classroom lectures, webinars, publications, CDs, conferences, symposia.
Snapshot: ACGIH® is respected for its dedication to the industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety industries. Our Board of Directors and Committees consist of members who strive to provide essential, cutting-edge information to government, academia, and corporate facilities throughout America, Canada and countries abroad. This information is provided through the monthly peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH), and our professional conferences and seminars, as well as through our vast list of technical and scientific publications.
AERT - American Emergency Response Training
American Industrial Hygiene Association
Profile: AIHA is one of the largest international associations serving occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) professionals practicing industrial hygiene. It is a resource for those in large corporations, small businesses, consulting, academia and government. AIHA administers comprehensive education programs that keep OEHS professionals current in the industrial hygiene field.
Formats: Face-to-face courses, webinars, online courses, conferences, virtual conferences, hands-on workshops, interactive discussion roundtables.
Snapshot: AIHA’s continuing education opportunities provide quality information, training and knowledge through world-class conferences, training courses and e-Learning opportunities. We design our education programs with OEHS professionals in mind, and we work to anticipate change and employ cutting-edge techniques to be the best source for your educational needs. AIHA specializes in, and is the leading provider of, industrial hygiene training and education. Every program and product is developed and reviewed by subject matter experts.
American Heart Association
Profile: As the world leader in CPR, first aid and emergency cardiovascular care training and education, the American Heart Association offers a variety of options for you to learn lifesaving skills.
Formats: Classroom instruction, eLearning, blended learning, simulation, online applications, videos, demonstrations.
Snapshot: The AHA’s Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Programs deliver a dynamic message of hope — the hope of saving lives. New treatments have improved the possibility of survival from cardiovascular emergencies, cardiac arrest, and stroke. These new treatments offer the hope of improved quality of life for people who suffer these events. Increasing public awareness of the importance of early intervention and ensuring greater public access to defibrillation will save many lives. ECC programs train more than 14 million people every year by educating healthcare providers, caregivers, and the general public on how to respond to these emergencies.
American Red Cross
Profile: The American Red Cross is the nation’s leading provider of health and safety training that meets OSHA guidelines and many other professional and regulatory standards. Training includes comprehensive First Aid/CPR/AED. Every year, the Red Cross provides emergency and preparedness training to more than 6.5 million people.
Formats: Classroom lecture, computer-based, mobile apps, hands-on, simulation learning.
Snapshot: The Red Cross’s one-stop solution avoids the difficulties of dealing with multiple suppliers – and the serious safety risk of uneven program quality. We are the first large health and safety preparedness organization to incorporate advanced simulation learning into training programs. Our Team First Aid training addresses team roles/responsibilities in situations requiring immediate care before EMR teams arrive. Red Cross products and training are guided by its Scientific Advisory Council, a panel of 50+ nationally-recognized experts in public health and emergency response.
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
Profile: As the pulse of the industry, ASSE is the #1 source of professional development for OSH professionals. Today, OSH professionals are expected to have expertise in environmental management, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, product safety, Workers’ Compensation, construction safety and organizational management, in addition to more traditional aspects of safety management and engineering.
Formats: ASSE delivers high-quality, cost-effective, customized education and training. ASSE can meet your needs for specialized training or bring complete Certification Preparation, Safety Management Certificate Programs or Technical seminars to your worksite. ASSE offers professional development in a variety of formats: classroom, custom, hands-on, lecture, on-demand, on-site, virtual.
Snapshot: For more than 100 years, ASSE has a long-standing reputation of delivering high-level, top quality OSH education that you can utilize immediately. An effective occupational safety and health training program can result in fewer injuries and illnesses, better morale and lower workers’ compensation insurance premiums. No matter what industry you’re in, ASSE has a safety and health training program that can help your organization become safer, more efficient and more profitable. The instructors for ASSE are the leading educators and professionals in their safety arenas.
Profile: American Trainco provides hands-on training in a public seminar or private on-site format for maintenance personnel working in large buildings and industrial facilities. We cover hundreds of cities throughout the U.S. and Canada with our seminars and will conduct more than 1,500 training sessions during the next year. More than 135,000 maintenance workers have been trained by our expert staff of instructors since 2002.
Formats: Classroom, instructor-led training
Snapshot: OSHA is strict in determining what is considered acceptable training for employees. While online training courses, books, DVDs and videos may enhance a worker’s knowledge and safety, OSHA 1910.332(c) and NFPA 70E® 110.2 specifically state that the type of training required “shall be of the classroom or on-the-job” training. American Trainco takes this to heart, providing training that meets these strict standards. Plus, we provide a wide variety of topics: electrical, mechanical, HVAC/R, plant management and testing and certification including EPA Section 608 certification. Training can be provided in a public seminar or privately at your facility.
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AVO Training Institute
Profile: AVO Training Institute, a Megger® subsidiary, celebrates its 50th year keeping people safe from electrical hazards. From equipment application and maintenance procedures to safe work practices, arc flash hazard analysis and engineering services; AVO is the complete one-stop-shop learning center. Our difference is our hands-on approach to safety training.
Formats: The AVO Online course series “Arc Flash Electrical Safety” content aligns directly with NFPA70E, OSHA, and other related standards. Electrical Safety & Maintenance Training – AVO Training Institute has provided safety program development across many industries worldwide. We develop electrical safety programs that work for your individual needs. We offer more than 52 courses. Arc Flash Hazard Analysis – More than a thousand arc flash studies later, AVO Training Engineering Division is still performing power system studies that uphold the original intentions of the NFPA 70E. We see compliance and improved reliability as a side effect of these studies. Our primary engineering studies include arc flash hazard analysis, protective device coordination, short circuit analysis, load flow studies and transient motor starting analysis.
Snapshot: We ensure each student has hands-on time with the equipment. Our training centers are set up with substations, buried cable fields, switchgear, motor controls, relays, transformers and more. Every student is required to successfully perform each task under instructor evaluation in order to pass. While our instructors have decades of combined years of electrical experience in utility, manufacturing, industrial and commercial industries, each one of them is hand-picked for their combination of experience and teaching ability. This gives each student the added value of in-the-field knowledge. Our courses are recognized by the InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA®) for Continuing Education Units – CEUs. The Fortune 500 and all U.S. government agencies attend our courses.
Beacon Safety Training
BLR® Business & Legal Reports
Branta Worldwide – Rodney Grieve
Profile: BST, a DEKRA company, is a global safety consulting and solutions firm. With staff on every continent, BST has helped more than 3,200 client sites in 71 countries improve safety performance. BST’s work encompasses a range of industries, including mining, petroleum, chemical, metals, paper, food, utilities, railroads, healthcare, and government.
Formats: Safety in Action Conference – 150+ sessions on a range of safety topics; one-and two-day workshops on a range of safety issues and needs; webinars; blog: Making work safer; facilitator workshops (clients only).
Snapshot: BST’s innovation and thought leadership helps clients reduce incidents, engage employees, and achieve world-class safety performance. Using proven change management principles, we work with you to develop a long-term strategy for your organization’s safety performance and design data-driven interventions that help you get there. Our workshop and training offerings draw on our expertise in a number of key disciplines, including leadership, culture, organizational behavior, and data.
Caterpillar Safety Services
safety.cat.com; 866-963-3551; outside U.S. 1-309-494-2751
Profile: Caterpillar helps customers achieve operational excellence through safety culture by engaging employees in error-proofing processes that increase the presence of safety. The Zero-Incident Performance (ZIP™) Process is a formula for sustainable change that engages all levels of an organization in developing a culture of accountability, effective communication and recognition.
Formats: On-site consulting, workshops, DVDs, webinars, online.
Snapshot: Caterpillar helps organizations in a wide array of industries create and sustain operational excellence by building strong safety cultures. Caterpillar Safety Services coaches leaders to demonstrate visible commitment to safety, provides supervisors tools and skills to develop a system of accountability, and gets employees involved in error-proofing their processes.
Profile: ClickSafety is celebrating 15 years of providing online safety and health training for more than 10,000 organizations in the construction and general industries. As the first OSHA-authorized Outreach Provider to offer both the OSHA 10- and 30-Hour courses online, their courses provide the required knowledge to achieve worker safety and regulatory compliance.
Formats: ClickSafety offers 300 online training courses, with 50 in Spanish, in addition to: online training, custom injury and illness prevention programs, custom courses, custom online universities, job-site specific training – Safety Passport, toolbox talk videos.
Snapshot: ClickSafety employs an in-house team of Certified Safety Professionals (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH), Safety Trained Supervisors (STS), and Construction Health and Safety Technicians (CHST) with more than 120 years of combined experience. ClickSafety offers more than 300 interactive training courses to help organizations promote and foster a strong safety culture. As a leader in online training solutions, ClickSafety was recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in 2013 and ranked #79 of the Top 100 education companies by Inc. magazine.
CLMI Safety Training
Profile: Richard Pollock, CSP, is the founder and President of CLMI Safety Training. He started the company with a vision of making safety and OSHA training and compliance easy for employers. This vision and a professional and personal commitment to workplace safety has led to more than 30 years of success.
Formats: CLMI Safety Training (Blueprints for Safety®) develops/produces DVD’s, online/web-based training, SCORM content, ResourceNOW®, and other training aids to comply with OSHA standards.
Snapshot: Founded in 1984, CLMI Safety Training is recognized as one of the nation’s leading sources for innovative, high-quality safety training DVDs and custom content for companies. CLMI’s online training and our new web solution ResourceNOW deliver more than ½ million web courses annually. ResourceNOW allows companies to create their own custom training with site-specific content and assign courses to their employee population. CLMI believes that safety and compliance begins with a well-trained workforce with proven content and technology.
Coaching Systems LLC
Profile: Colden is a full-service EHS consulting firm. Our core services include: Chemical Risk Assessments, Electrical Safety, Health and Safety Auditing, LEV Performance Testing and Design, Noise Exposure Management, EHS Safety Management Systems, Disease Cluster Investigations, Epidemiology, Toxicology
Formats: Classroom lectures, online, hands-on training, including cross-training, demonstrations, and coaching, computer-based training (CBT). Options include text-only and multimedia, online/eLearning. Options include audio conferencing; collaborative document preparation; e-mail.
Snapshot: Since 1996, Colden Corporation collaborates with customers to develop training formats that feature workplaces and practices that protect employees and the environment. We work with a full range of commercial, institutional and industrial clients including many Fortune 100 companies. Our staff of health and safety professionals include: Certified Industrial Hygienists, Certified Safety Professionals, Health and Safety Auditors, Health and Safety Trainers, Doctorial trained Occupational Health Scientists and many other specialties. Customized health and safety plans meet our diverse clientele’s unique business goals. We build partnerships with clients to understand, define and provide solutions to health, safety and environmental issues, and business goals. We have the flexibility to place qualified individuals on your project at a moment’s notice, or commit long-term, on-site resources as needed.
Profile: Providing the environmental and manufacturing markets with the highest quality online, onsite and seminar EH&S training. We offer the only viable online 40-hour HAZWOPER training. Students take the first 32 hours online and then attend one of our 67 locations to participate in the hands-on exercises prior to certification.
Formats: Onsite training specifically tailored to meet your site-specific needs. Seminar instructor-led classes in more than 60 U.S. cities. Online training in Spanish available. Free demo online classes to audit the quality of training. Stable company that you can count on since 1995. Consistent training from coast to coast in the same week.
Snapshot: The largest provider of HAZWOPER and DOT training in the United States. We provide instructor-led seminars in more than 60 cities, 12 different cities every week. With 30+ highly qualified instructors, if you prefer onsite classes, we can send them to your facility and tailor the class to fit your site specific needs. Compliance Solutions also offers more than 70 EH&S courses. Don’t compromise on safety; take one of our classes for quality online, onsite and seminar safety & health training.
Profile: Convergence Training is a leading producer of safety training content, training management software, and operational efficiency tools for general industry, manufacturing, pulp and paper, and mining.
Formats: Online training, DVD, Learning Management System (LMS).
Snapshot: Convergence Training rejects the traditional “bad actor” approach of most training video producers, choosing instead to create lively and modern training based on high-resolution 3D models and studio-quality motion graphics. This approach to training content development is more engaging than typical video-based training courses, and allows Convergence to simulate hazards, procedures, and dangerous scenarios much more realistically.
David Lynn Improvement Strategies
David Sarkus International
DNV GL Business Assurance
Driving Dynamics Inc.
Profile: Driving Dynamics is dedicated to improving drivers’ abilities to stay safe and lowering fleet crash rates by leveraging principle-based learning, risk management tools and applied techniques. Driving Dynamics has headquarters in Newark, Delaware.
Formats: Open enrollment behind-the-wheel (BTW) courses with classroom instruction, dedicated BTW group courses with classroom instruction, manager’s training for ride-along coaching; custom BTW programs: new-hire, high-risk driver courses, specialty vehicle training, corporate-sponsored teen driving, by request community training events; digital safety-tip video messaging library: available in eight languages with left- and right-side steering scenarios; monthly driver safety e-newsletter: featuring interactive safety challenges; interactive web-based training series: comprising behavior- and skills-based lessons; online fleet safety resource center: providing an extensive list of categories and hundreds of reference items
Snapshot: Driving Dynamics is an accomplished provider of impactful driver safety training that continually builds and delivers programs based on sound research, proven learning methodologies and expert instruction. The company’s curriculum, founded on the One Second Advantage™ philosophy and the REAL™ (rotational exercises and lessons) system of learning; an expansive offering of award-winning services; and flexible, targeted risk management tools, have resulted in a documented reduction of crash rates of up to 40 percent for fleet-based organizations. Only certified driving instructors, supported by technology-enabled mobile classrooms, are exclusively engaged to deliver Driving Dynamics’ in-vehicle training programs. Driving Dynamics’ One Second Advantage curriculum is rooted in research that shows most accidents can be avoided if the driver has one more second to react and knows what to do with it. Recently introduced, the REAL system of learning based on sophisticated instructional design, is a training method comprising classroom education rotated with hands-on exercises which engages the adult learner. Driving Dynamics offers regularly scheduled open enrollment BTW courses where students get access to the company’s patented Controlled Slide Car.
DuPont Sustainable Solutions
Profile: Coastal Training Technologies is now part of DuPont Sustainable Solutions. Backed by 200 years of DuPont’s real-world experience, this entity integrates a unique combination of collaborative consulting services, technologies and blended learning solutions which reflect market needs in the areas of workplace safety, sustainable operations, employee training and clean technologies.
Formats: eLearning, DVD, CoastalFlix™ streaming video, employee handbooks, instructor-led training, workshops, posters, custom learning and development solutions, curriculum design, learning and development assessments.
Snapshot: DuPont Sustainable Solutions provides innovative, effective and affordable blended learning solutions to help organizations of all industries and sizes meet their unique training objectives. Our solutions integrate versatile learning technologies and engaging content to give employees a comprehensive and effective learning experience. As one of the world’s leading publishers of employee learning and development programs, DuPont Sustainable Solutions has helped more than 200,000 corporate training professionals in 129 countries to strengthen crucial competencies, boost productivity, improve energy efficiency, increase profitability and save lives.
eCompliance is an innovative, mobile and cloud-based platform, designed by health and safety experts for health and safety experts. eCompliance was founded to reduce workplace incidents by digitalizing company’s safety programs, provide training and a better means of collecting, sharing and reporting on real-time safety data.
Profile: e-Hazard provides electrical safety and arc flash training, arc flash studies, electrical safety program writing and electrical safety audits. Our experts use innovative training materials in a Train the Trainer format or as onsite training. You can customize your own team of internal experts who will have up-to-date materials.
Formats: General classes (on-site and off-site), custom classes (on-site and off-site), electrical safety training DVD, electrical safety training books, electrical safety training webinars, electrical safety training seminars, expert consulting, online discussion forum.
Snapshot: The instructors at e-Hazard are among the world’s most knowledgeable group of experts. Many of our instructors helped “write the book” on electrical safety with active committee involvement on NFPA 70E, ASTM, IEEE and IEC committees. Several of our team members are licensed electricians, carry degrees in electrical engineering and have worked in larger companies developing and implementing electrical safety in a large variety of industries including: metals, chemical, utility, government, automotive manufacturer and more. All of our training materials have been designed by an Adult Education Specialist based on best practices from the safety industry. At e-Hazard, we can design a training program around your company’s unique electric safety needs.
Ellis Fall Safety Solutions
Emergency Film Group
Health & Safety Institute
Profile: A world leader in emergency care and safety training, HSI offers easy-to-use, dynamic instruction to communities, businesses, government agencies, and EMS and fire professionals powered by our family of brands and technology platform. We work to provide training that builds the confidence to respond and helps you stay in compliance.
Formats: Workplace Safety & Compliance Training, First Aid and CPR Training, AED Training & Program Management, Onsite Safety and Emergency Care Training Services.
Snapshot: With more than 100 years of combined experience, HSI family of brands, including Summit Training Source and MEDIC First Aid, offers a complete range of health and safety solutions and services powered by a technology platform that streamlines training and reporting for entire training curriculums, including online, streaming video, classroom training sessions, and DVD rental or purchase. HSI combines expert training content in multiple formats for safety and emergency care compliance with best-in-class technical support and customer service. HSI provides emergency care, and safety training programs and services in multiple training formats to cater to different teaching styles, student learning styles, and organization sizes. These total training solutions are supported by innovative technologies, robust administrative systems, and exceptional customer service. Unique purchase options and multiple training format options allow safety professionals to be proactive and responsive without having to budget extra time, resources, or money.
Hooked On Safety®
Profile: For 30+ years, global companies have relied on Humantech for workplace improvements. By combining the science of ergonomics and our unique 30-Inch View®—where people, work, and environment intersect—we deliver practical solutions that impact safety, quality, and productivity. At Humantech, we know people make productivity happen.
Formats: Humantech offers a wide variety of ergonomics education including: online courses, hands-on workshops, instructor-led classes, public seminars, webinars.
Snapshot: Humantech has a reputation for outstanding ergonomics education. Our training programs emphasize a hands-on approach and are custom-matched to your work environment. Easy-to-apply problem-solving methods and cost-justification data ensure that your staff develops the practical knowledge to identify ergonomics challenges, find the right solutions, and gain the support needed to implement them.
ICC Compliance Center
Profile: ICC focuses on quality training materials, up-to-date regulatory information and has professional, knowledgeable instructors. We provide hazardous materials training on a variety of topics, including: shipping by air, ground, sea, biological substances, dry ice, GHS, OSHA Hazcom and workplace regulations. Choose from public, in-house or interactive online courses.
Our Regulatory Team has 180+ years of experience, and is comprised of professionals with science, chemistry, chemical engineering and Masters Degrees. Their up-to-date, expert knowledge qualifies them to serve ICC’s customers in the areas of 49 CFR, 29 CFR, TDG Clear Language, IATA/ICAO, IMDG, WHMIS, OSHA, the EU regulations, and GHS.
IndustrySafe, a Product of TRA, Inc.
Profile: TRA provides IndustrySafe, cost-effective, web-based (SaaS) safety management software so organizations can track, manage, and comply with environmental, health, and safety regulations. IndustrySafe Safety Software enables our clients in construction, manufacturing, government, energy, and transportation to track Training, Incidents, Inspections, OSHA Reporting, Observations, and more.
Formats: IndustrySafe Safety Management Software provides training tracking, scheduling, and reporting for your workforce. This IndustrySafe Training Module is a web-based software available on-line. The IndustrySafe team will also train you on how to implement this software throughout your organization and this training is conducted via webinar, hands-on, videos and more.
Snapshot: The IndustrySafe training module allows safety professionals to monitor, schedule and analyze the training activity and training requirements of their workforce. The training module allows managers and EHS professionals to input and record training data, information, and statistics. The training module includes a class catalog, class scheduling tool, class calendar and employee portal. Automatic emails alert managers and employees of upcoming and overdue training. EHS professionals can generate detailed reports and dashboards of training compliance. The IndustrySafe training module connects seamlessly with the other safety modules of IndustrySafe allowing for an integrated safety management system.
International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) – Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP) Course
Profile: The QSSP course is offered twice a year in April and November (2014 marks the 40th session). QSSP is taught by a faculty of professional trainers led by Rick Raymer, CSP, president of Safety Solution Partners. The target students are PPE manufacturers and distributors, and sales and marketing people.
Formats: The QSSP course is a comprehensive curriculum going beyond the basics of occupational safety and health. Training formats include: Group and individual exercises, PPE demonstrations, “hands on,” classroom lecture, “third party” teaching, daily quizzes for review, practice calculation of traditional and non-traditional safety program measures, a final competency exercise, recognition from the ISEA as a Qualified Sales Safety Professional and OSHA with a 30-Hour General Industry card.
Snapshot: The ISEA is the association for PPE and technologies and a leader in the development of safety equipment standards. An ISEA education committee oversees QSSP, which was started in 1996. The instructors are highly experienced and professional trainers in their fields of expertise. QSSP goes beyond the fundamentals of occupational safety and health. Participants learn how all the parts work together as a safety management system. A centerpiece of the course is an innovative way of looking at the safety and health value proposition.
Ives™ Training & Compliance Group
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.®
Profile: Since its beginning in 1953, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.® has grown to become a respected name in safety, regulatory compliance and workplace training. The company offers 12,000+ products and services covering nearly 1,500 topics, and the company’s primary areas of expertise include Industrial/Workplace Safety, Human Resources and Transportation Safety. J. J. Keller’s training line reflects 25 years of training development experience and subject-matter expertise. With J. J. Keller’s training, customers get accurate, consistent content, flexible formats, and a variety of delivery methods to fit every need. All of our training content can be customized and licensed for use on a company’s LMS.
Formats: DVD programs, online courses, pay per view videos. Each DVD program includes a variety of print support materials that reinforce key training concepts. Pay Per View Videos and Online courses include a free online recordkeeping tool to keep track of which employees were trained on what topics and when.
Snapshot: Along with its training line, J. J. Keller offers a variety of diverse solutions, including online management tools; publications; forms and supplies; managed services; consulting services; and E-logs and mobile technology. For 60+ years, companies have relied on J. J. Keller for innovative solutions and outstanding customer services that reduce risk and improve regulatory compliance, performance management and operational efficiency.
John Drebinger Presentations
Profile: John Drebinger motivates, trains, educates and speaks to employee and leadership groups regarding the benefits of watching out for everyone’s safety on and off the job, how to comfortably share safety hazard concerns with others, and how to effectively communicate their safety message.
Formats: Keynotes, large and small group leadership training, employee motivational presentations, multi-day Dynamic Presentations Institute, smart phone app, DVD of Ensure Your Safety, Dynamic Presentations Institute Home Study Course (audio with workbook), and books.
Snapshot: Drebinger knows the key to motivation. He teaches content in an entertaining delivery so his message is heard and understood. He sends a call to action that is responded to because his audiences understand the benefits to themselves of safe behavior and want to help their coworkers and family by sharing safety concerns on and off the job. John is always watching out for everyone’s safety.
An educational and entertaining speaker and author, John is also a former professional magician. His books have sold 100,000+ copies.
Laser Institute of America
Liberty Mutual Insurance SafetyNet™
Lion Technology Inc.
Profile: Lion Technology provides expert training in DOT ground, IATA air, and IMO ocean hazmat shipping regulations; RCRA hazardous waste management requirements; EPA air, water, and chemical programs; and OSHA workplace health and safety rules. Industries served include oil & gas, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing, and more.
Formats: Nationwide public workshops, fully interactive 24/7 online courses and live, instructor-led webinars, on-site training tailored for individual facilities.
Snapshot: Since 1977, 100,000+ industry professionals have relied on Lion Technology for their regulatory training needs, including 2/3 of Fortune 500 companies, federal and state government agencies, universities, and small businesses nationwide. Lion’s training, reference materials, and course certifications are recognized and trusted by inspectors and industry professionals alike. Lion instructors are both regulatory experts and experienced teachers who design and deliver training that connects with students in the classroom and online at Lion.com. For ongoing support, Lion Members have access to an online Reference Library of DOT, EPA, OSHA, and State regulations, exclusive LionCast presentations, a direct line to regulatory experts who are prepared to answer all questions, and more. Membership is included with enrollment in any public workshops (or an equivalent online program).
The Marcom Group Ltd.
Profile: MSDSonline workplace training solutions provide EH&S professionals with access to an expansive course offering and the flexibility to administer content via a robust cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS), customizable PowerPoints, handouts, tool-box talks, and SCORM content in order to meet a variety of learning styles and trainer needs.
Formats: A robust cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS) can be deployed for individualized trainings or via a classroom setting with the option to upload your own course material. Customizable PowerPoints, handouts and tool-box talks can be deployed live in small-group settings or distributed via email or printed takeaways for independent learning. Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) training content offers easy delivery using your existing LMS.
Snapshot: Our training products encourage customization and personalization to provide employees/learners with an educational experience that feels familiar. MSDSonline’s focus is simplifying the work day of anyone responsible for coordinating training by offering a variety of tools suited to their technological comfort level. MSDSonline’s training tools emphasize interaction and individuality, which puts the learner in the driver seat and maximizes their comprehension. MSDSonline’s goal is to personalize the learning experience.
National Fire Protection Association
National Safety Council
Profile: The National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.
Formats – a) Classroom b) Packaged Training c) Online Training d) Onsite Training e) Custom Training
Snapshot: Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council relies on research to determine optimal solutions to safety issues. Its educational efforts aim to change behaviors by building awareness, providing training and sharing best practices. Offering a variety of learning options, NSC is a leader in First Aid and Workplace Safety training and created the defensive driving course concept. Each year the Green Cross for Safety® medal from NSC salutes a company with an outstanding safety record for its leadership in responsible citizenship and community service.
http://nttinc.com; 800-363-7758 *383
OSHA Training Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Centers
Phoenix Safety Management – Charlie Morecraft
ProAct Safety, Inc.
Profile: Founded in 1993, ProAct Safety is led by internationally-recognized safety excellence experts Terry L. Mathis and Shawn M. Galloway, who work with those who desire to be among the best in safety by assisting them to develop and execute a safety excellence strategy, obtaining breakthrough results in culture and performance.
Formats: a. online, b. webinars – live and recorded, c. workshops, d. seminars, e. keynotes, f. leadership retreats for any level, g. company conferences, h. app – safety culture excellence, i. podcasts, j. hands-on/interactive, k. classroom lecture, l. DVDs, m. customized training module development, n. train-the-trainer models.
Snapshot: We recognize sustainable excellence is never a one-size-fits-all approach. There is no safety excellence silver bullet, nor magic pre-defined methodology or training package. Experience with 2,000+ unique projects, in every major global industry, confirms that every group maintains different safety cultures, leadership styles, approaches to operational excellence, and history of past change successes and failures. The only path to sustainable safety cultures and performance is a collaboratively defined one and never achieved with an off-the-shelf product. As the pioneer of safety podcasting and recognized thought leader in safety excellence theory and practice, ProAct Safety only works with organizations serious about excellence in safety.
Quality Safety Edge
www.qualitysafetyedge.com; 877-588-1140 Ext: 21
Profile: QSE specializes in developing BBS solutions customized to fit the needs of client organizations.
Formats: On-site consultation and training, public workshops, personal coaching, DVD, training of observations and coaching, Books on BBS
Snapshot: Our workshops and personal coaching focus on building individual commitment to safety as a key organizational value. Secondly, we take the core elements of BBS success and customize each client’s process to fit the unique challenges of their business, the site, the country, the region, the cultural norms, social structure and management practices.
Rivo Training & Competence Management
Roco Rescue, Inc.
www.rocorescue.com; 800-647-7626; 225-775-7626
Profile: Roco Rescue, Inc., is a certified woman-owned business and is proud to serve our military as a Department of Defense contractor. Our dedication to safe work practices has been recognized with the OSHA VPP Star Award for on-site safety and training services at our corporate office in Baton Rouge, and Roco Training Center.
Formats: Hands-on Techniques & Practice Scenarios; On-Site private training
Snapshot: The Roco Training Center (RTC) was designed and built specifically for rescue. Our unique five-story prop provides a realistic setting for confined space rescue training and features all six representative confined space types. Its modular design allows the spaces to be reconfigured to keep scenarios new and challenging. We offer a wide variety of rescue training disciplines at RTC. In addition to Confined Space & High Angle Rope Rescue, other programs include Tower Work & Rescue, Fall Protection, Firefighter Escape, Structural Collapse and Trench Rescue. Open-enrollment courses are conducted throughout the year.
Safemap International – Corrie Pitzer
SafeStart, a Division of Electrolab Ltd.
Profile: SafeStart is a universally-applicable safety training process that develops personal, 24/7 safety skills to address the human factors in safety—both unintentional errors, like eyes or mind not on task, and critical decisions, like taking a shortcut or forgetting to wear PPE, that can affect safety compliance.
Formats: Classroom lecture, DVD.
Snapshot: Our passion is safety. With the assistance of our employees, and a team of outstanding consultants, we help clients achieve world-class safety performance. That’s significant to our clients’ bottom line, and it’s important to the thousands of workers going home safely every day. Because of the 24/7 skills that workers and their families develop with SafeStart, it’s also thousands of workers returning to work safely every day. Our motivation: what we do is important; too important to stop growing or to stop improving. We’re honored to share this motivation with the safety professionals we serve.
Safety Management Systems
Safety Short Productions
Safety Performance Solutions (SPS)
Profile: Led by world-renowned E. Scott Geller, Ph.D., Safety Performance Solutions is an internationally recognized safety-consulting firm specializing in Safety Culture Assessment and People/Behavior-Based Safety training. SPS has provided effective, long-term solutions to thousands of organizations worldwide since 1995.
Formats: Motivational and educational keynote presentations, interactive onsite education/training, webinars, online education/training, CDs, DVDs, books, and relevant workbooks, online data management, paper and online safety culture surveys (with a norms base of more than 300,000 participants), customization of education/training materials and later after educational/training materials, online and onsite 360 feedback for leaders, annual users’ conference on People-Based Safety and Actively Caring for People (AC4P) Leadership.
Snapshot: All SPS project managers have advanced degrees and at least 17 years of practical experience implementing customized and cost-effective Behavior/People Based Safety, Leadership Development, and other Culture Change projects.
Profile: Dr. Timothy Ludwig is a dynamic and an award-winning inspirational speaker targeting safety culture growth.
Formats: Keynote speeches for your corporate safety conferences, workshops and seminars; motivational sessions for your employees; free safety blogs; newsletters; and videos on Safety-Doc.com
Snapshot: Tim Ludwig earned his Ph.D. at Virginia Tech researching the benefits of employee-driven behavioral safety programs under E. Scott Geller. Dr. Ludwig’s scholarly research in behavioral science applied to safety spans 25 years, as does his hands-on approach to helping his dozens of global clients achieve their safety culture goals.
Safety Source Productions
Safety Training & Consulting
www.stcsafety.com; (813) 737-4201
Safety Video Direct.com
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Save A Back, Inc.
Scaffold Training Institute
Profile: The Scaffold Training Institute is a worldwide leader in providing scaffold training programs. Our programs have been used to train 250,000+ workers around the world since 1991, making it perhaps the number one source of scaffold training materials worldwide.
Formats: Instructor led courses, lecture, DVDs, slide shows, hands-on training, onsite/offsite, worldwide locations.
Snapshot: STI provides both direct training by our instructors, and Train the Trainer programs to certify attendees to conduct training using STI materials. Train the Trainers are authorized to conduct scaffold training when using and following the STI protocol. STI’s director, John Palmer, CSP, has conducted scaffold training around the world including China, India, Philippines, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen, Africa, the Caribbean nations, Mexico, and throughout the U.S.
Profile: MoveSMART® emphasizes significantly reducing “personal” injuries – soft-tissue/strains/sprains/lower back, slips/trips/falls and hand injuries. Based on select internal martial arts and other principles/methods.
Formats: All training is customized, highly participative, tangible, easily accessible, and skill-based. Training MoveSMART® Instructor-Catalysts (“Trainers”), in systems customized to a company’s culture, risk exposures, objectives. Focus on changing and elevating mindsets (strategies, decision-making approach), engagement and skillsets – mental and physical – for everyone taking more effective control of their personal Safety – both at work and at home. Direct Training (where one of our master-trainers trains workers in MoveSMART® skills.) This is akin to “traditional” training, but with significant participation and “worksite practice”/practical applications. Also: breakthrough safety leadership training for executives/senior managers, keynote conference presentations.
Snapshot: We have a 25-year track record worldwide of catalyzing significant improvements in safety performance and culture. Large company clients publically report injury reductions of up to 80%. Highly-participative methods get attention – amazes and practical. Highly-skilled master-trainers with decades of experience with a wide range of corporate and international cultures. Self-reinforcing & surround reminders. Different customized delivery options. Focus on both high-visibility/high-excitement kick-off and a range of customized strategies for sustaining positive changes. Emphasize changing positive safety habits/ “autopilot”, 24/7 improvements in mental and physical skills/applications, both at work and at home. Proven record of turning around the most negative/resistant people. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of cultures.
The Back School
The Phylmar Group, Inc
Profile: The Phylmar Group is an environmental health and safety consulting and training firm delivering services through a network of 500+ affiliates in 50 countries. We provide a full range of training services to our primarily U.S.-based Fortune 1000 clients on a global scale.
Formats: We specialize in web-based synchronous and asynchronous training. We can provide hybrid training programs combining web-based and real-time training. Through the Phylmar Academy, we provide leadership and management training to EHS professionals.
Snapshot: Through Phylmar’s global reach, we provide cost-effective training often using native trainers. We train and evaluate competency in a variety of languages to ensure students have a full understanding of the material.
The Safety Doctor™
Profile: Our mission: to protect the welfare of workers worldwide. We incorporate HSE into all of our business aspects to ensure the proper identifying, correcting and prevention of health, safety and environmental hazards.
Formats: Real-world, hands-on training supplemented by classroom and computer-based courses. We currently have 350+ courses taught by accredited professionals in the field.
Snapshot: Safety is in our DNA. We are specialists when it comes to hazardous environments. In the past decade, Total Safety has brought together more than 20 safety service companies around the world to create one smart solution called Total Safety. Today, the Total Safety family is active in 24 countries with approximately 5,000 of the world’s top safety experts. We hold 35,000 training certificates for our clients, and make them readily available upon request. We strive to put our customers at ease so that they can focus on their business and employees.
Profile: From Accident Investigations to Defensive Driving… From Avoiding Back Injuries to HazCom Training… TrainingToday’s Workplace Safety Training Library has you covered from A to Z, with 100+ online courses to train your employees and supervisors – helping you achieve compliance with national OSHA and state workplace safety rules and regulations.
Formats: Online training – two platforms (Professional and Enterprise) to best fit your company’s need. On-Site training – we have subject matter experts that will come to your location for training on a number of topics. SCORM files can also be purchased to incorporate into your own LMS.
Snapshot: How does your organization promote a safe and healthy work environment, while complying with federal and state employment laws? Meeting this challenge is time-consuming and expensive. Use the online training system, TrainingToday. TrainingToday’s Workplace Safety Training Library has 100+ engaging and easy-to-follow courses to train your workforce to comply with national OSHA and state workplace safety regulations. With built-in LMS and easy customization options, it requires only minutes to set up, execute, test, and document employee training sessions. Learn how the Workplace Safety Training Library can transform the way you train your workforce at TrainingToday.com.
UL Workplace Health & Safety
Profile: UL’s Workplace Health & Safety solutions empower organizations to protect and promote the well-being of workers. Organizations have unique training needs and we provide flexible delivery and pricing options for our 700+ online courses, including translations available in almost any language. Visit ulworkplace.com for a free course preview.
Formats: Online Environmental, Health and Safety Training Courses, Mini-Modules, Refresher Training.
Snapshot: Having a comprehensive health and safety program in the workplace is vital to increasing productivity and profit while reducing the risk of incidents and near-misses. When it comes to learning, we’ve created an approach to help you instill a culture that employees don’t just understand, but live on a day-to-day basis. Regulations, requirements and best practices change, so it’s important that the content delivered to your employees remains up-to-date and relevant. With UL’s comprehensive EHS library and content developed by safety experts and adult learning specialists, you can trust UL for compliance needs.
Virtual Driver Interactive
Vivid Learning Systems
Profile: Serving safety professionals for more than two decades, Vivid engineers eLearning safety solutions for high-risk work environments. We offer a training delivery platform designed for safety pros to be intuitive and simple to use, and off-the-shelf courses built by experienced instructional designers, so each training experience ensures critical knowledge transfer, swiftly.
Formats: Cloud-Based eLearning – regulatory safety training content accessible anywhere and anytime. Our libraries include OSHA, MSHA, Utility Safety 1910.269, Environmental Management, Construction, Forklift Operator, NFPA 70E, OSHA 10 & 30, HAZWOPER, DOT, Food HACCP and Employment Law. Courses average 30 minutes in length and incorporate high-end 3D animation, storytelling and film. Mobile Ready eLearning – Our OSHA courseware is mobile ready for tablet users. OSHA en Español – Online safety training available in Spanish. Custom eLearning Development – We can develop ILT and WBT custom training experiences.
Snapshot: Our business is really about making life easier for safety professionals by maintaining a high standard of service and leveraging client experiences to drive the evolution of our products. Our eLearning effectively delivers essential information in 30 minutes or less. Our delivery platform is evolving – it is more responsive for device type, with a simple interface, improved functionality for deployment and record keeping, delivers meaningful reports, easily automates notifications, all to ease the administrative burden of the safety professional. Our mission: to help save lives in high-risk work environments. We invest in the latest instructional design techniques to create memorable experiences for adult learners in the high-risk workforce. We have demonstrated experience developing impactful eLearning content for the most challenging work environments.
Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association