Using teams in safety training classes is a great way to increase training effectiveness and retention. Research has shown that we often learn best when we learn from peers, and teams can help facilitate this process.
If you mentioned occupational safety and health certifications, most people would probably think of the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designations. Although these may be capstone certifications, other respectable certifications are available for individuals working at a technician or technologist level: namely, the OHST, the CHST and the STS.
Companies have incentive programs for everything from attendance to weight loss â€” and, of course, workplace safety. Some employers reward employees and departments for working accident-free for a period of time.