What is the most powerful learning tool that most of your employees carry every day? Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have become ubiquitous and incredibly powerful. Think about how you already use your device to get information. What have you learned with your mobile device?
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I recently had the opportunity to travel to Doha in Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and Singapore as part of our research on workplace health and safety management needs in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. I was joined on the trip by my colleague Janardhanan Chandrasekar (JC), UL’s Business Development Director […]
“I am curious if anyone has an opinion about online safety training versus classroom training?” This question, posted in an online health and safety discussion forum, generated a flurry of responses. Last time I checked, there were nearly 400 comments, many of them making compelling arguments on behalf of training methods on each side of […]
Safety is one of our core values at Crowley. Ensuring that our employees have access to quality safety training is not only important to us – it’s a top priority. Over the years, we’ve found eLearning courses provide an effective and efficient way to provide some of that training. With that being said, no […]
A client of ours recently asked how many hours of safety training employees should receive each year. The answer, much like other things in life, is “it depends.” Training requirements are influenced by a number of factors including industry type, the regulatory environment, employee tenure and senior management commitment. For example, new employees tend to […]
Whether you work in a large organization or a small-to-medium size business, there are advantages associated with offering online safety training to your employees.
During a recent webinar, we discussed how to measure the return on your organization’s investment in customized safety training content in comparison to generic eLearning content.
In 2010, two dramatic events – a million-gallon crude oil spill near Marshall, Mich., and a natural gas explosion in a San Bruno, Calif., neighborhood – focused the nation’s attention on pipeline safety.
By December 1 of this year, employers should have trained employees on the new safety data sheet format and label elements under the revised HazCom Standard (HCS).
People learn, understand and retain information best if it is taught to them in their native language.