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 […]
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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.
In this two-part feature, guest author Hannah Ubl, generational expert at BridgeWorks, explores how generational differences play out in the workplace.
Earlier this year I wrote an article on three ways to improve instruction delivered via electronic means, or eLearning.
OSHA HazCom Standard: Employees must be trained on new label elements and safety data sheets by December
In 2012, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to bring it into alignment with the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
UL Workplace Health and Safety’s evolution of safety timeline gives us a unique perspective into how catastrophic events and work-related deaths and injuries can be prevented when we make the effort to glean lessons from the past.