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.

What to Do if Disciplinary Action Harms Your Safety Culture

What to Do if Disciplinary Action Harms Your Safety Culture

An intriguing question was asked near the conclusion of a recent webinar, “Reinvigorating Your Incident Management Process.” “Workers received disciplinary actions (counseling) in the aftermath of a workplace safety incident. While workers may have played some role in what happened, they were placed in the sort of pressure-packed situation that would have challenged even our […]

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What to Do When Ransomware Holds Your Data Hostage

What to Do When Ransomware Holds Your Data Hostage

In early February, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles was hit by ransomware. Their data was encrypted by the malware, and their computer system was rendered useless. Hospital staff members were forced to communicate through phone and fax and keep handwritten patient records. The hospital ended up paying $17,000 in bitcoins to the hackers […]

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Safety is a Popularity Contest – Win It with These Tips

Safety is a Popularity Contest – Win It with These Tips

Companies seeking to remain profitable must continually improve their processes. Paying attention to process results and tweaking the process requires performance measurement and tracking. Having performance scrutinized isn’t always fun. Information may show one group has out-performed another. Some groups may not have done everything required. Performance metrics may negatively influence incentive payouts and promotional […]

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Safety and Security in the Internet of Things

Safety and Security in the Internet of Things

Recently, WIRED magazine published an article that raised grave concerns among carmakers and car owners around the world. The article’s author allowed computer hackers to break in to and control his Jeep’s functions. These remote hackers were able to kill the engine and the brakes while the vehicle was travelling at 70 mph on the […]

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