All firefighters need a Basic Operation Firefighter Certification, but now the Illinois State Fire Marshal is looking to make completing it a little easier.
"This is a game-changing opportunity," said Illinois Fire Service Institute Director Royal Mortenson.
It’s an opportunity that could very well save your life.
The Do More Agriculture Foundation (DMA) and Farm Credit Canada (FCC) have announced they are extending and expanding their partnership to bring mental health awareness and training to rural Canada.
Under the pilot project, FCC provided $50,000 in funding to facilitate mental health first aid training in 12 communities across Canada.
China will carry out a comprehensive inspection on all online after-school training institutions and set up records on the institutions, their training content and teacher credentials by the end of this year as part of its oversight of the rapidly expanding industry, the Ministry of Education said.
The country has carried out inspections on brick-and-mortar after-school training institutions since early 2018 to cut the excessive workload on primary and middle school students.
Safety training is increasingly going online because companies and organizations find it more convenient for workers, more productive and cheaper to deliver.
“It’s huge,” says Dan MacDonald, president of BIS Training Solutions, an Edmonton-area company that provides training software, as well as classroom and online training. “It’s probably a billion-dollar industry just in Canada.”
Whenever I chat with fleets about CarriersEdge, and what our online training services can offer, I am confident in my replies as the questions are usually standard. Not much stumps me, but when I attended the Mid America Trucking Show a potential client asked me what we say to drivers who feel threatened by our online training. I had been asked that same question 12 years ago, and I remember that I really had to think about how I would respond.
An online training program called HeadCoach increases managers' confidence in their ability to prevent and manage mental health issues among their staff, reports a trial in the July Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
While arc flash is an increasingly well-known phenomena, workers are still suffering injuries on a regular basis. In June 2019, OSHA cited a metal smelting company for electrical hazards after an arc flash caused three workers to suffer severe burns at the ASARCO facility in Hayden, Arizona.
Telling employees to watch their step isn’t enough to eliminate slip, trip and fall injuries in production areas. Like other safety hazards, slip, trip and fall hazards can be identified and in many cases eliminated.
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.Date: July 30, 2014
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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.
Among the articles in the August 2019 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have expert insight on workplace shooting preparation and response, workplace risk management, the latest in saftey technology, and much more.