Training

Knowledge at Work is an industry-leading resource for organizations seeking information on how to effectively and efficiently train workers, offering industry-leading advice and course recommendations for your organization’s industry, company size, work environment and workforce. Industry experts cover topics to help your company teach its staff and guide its workers to stay safe, healthy and on the job. Our experts also advise on training programs, keeping in mind that your place of work is unique and so are your training needs.

The 5 Whys – and a How

The 5 Whys – and a How

Mr. Sakichi Toyoda may not be a household name, but he made significant contributions to modern business. He created a textile machinery company that has now given way to one of the most influential automobile manufacturers on the market, Toyota Motor Corporation. A true innovator in his time, he is noted as being the father […]

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Make Safety Training a Value for Your Employees

Make Safety Training a Value for Your Employees

Employee health and safety seems like a “given” for most organizations. Time and money are spent ensuring workers are healthy and safe, and processes seem to be operating “ok.” But oddly enough, we still hear about injuries, illnesses, and fatalities occurring at work sites throughout the world. Why are accidents still happening, and furthermore, where […]

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Observational Learning Remains Relevant for Safety

Observational Learning Remains Relevant for Safety

“I learned it from watching you.” Does anyone remember that line from the 1987 anti-drug PSA? The commercial is a little dated, but the concept is sound. People really do learn from those around them. It’s a concept called vicarious or observational learning, defined as learning that happens indirectly through observation rather than through direct, […]

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The Value of Formal Compliance Training

By Karl Kapp With the advent of social media and ubiquitous technology tools, there has been a large push in some circles for an increase in informal learning. Learning that occurs between co-workers and colleagues sharing institutional knowledge and procedures seems like a great idea to strengthen bonds within the company and to help reinforce […]

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