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The 6 Pillars of Effective Safety Training

4 min read Safety programs within any business can only thrive when paired with proper safety training. In a number of cases, however, employers and safety managers may find themselves facing problems with compliance, acceptance, or comprehension of safety rules. In order to ensure that training information is effective and is retained, you can follow a six step … Read more

Safety Training Goals for 2014

3 min read As you assess your business’s potential for growth and increased safety for 2014, there are a number of areas you can evaluate before formulating an improvement plan. By fostering dialogue between different levels of your business, you can improve employee safety, reduce risk of accident and injuries, and diminish risks associated with your business. Below … Read more

Susan Harwood Training Grants Announced

3 min read OSHA recently announced that $10.1 million in grants were awarded through the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program in 2013. Grants are awarded to organizations to help them provide training and educational programs for employers and employees, helping them improve safety in the workplace. This year there were 70 non-profit, community and faith-based organizations that received … Read more

Training the Adult Mind

Brain - 3D illustration

4 min read The strange and beautiful mind Study after study has demonstrated that the human mind simply can not retain or learn forced information. Only the willing mind will accept and retain new information for the long haul. From birth to early adolescents our brain is like massive sponge soaking in anything and everything we come in … Read more

Safety Signage 101

3 min read Thinking safety Keeping your employees safe and injury free can seem like a daunting task that seems to always be heading up hill. Even with the best safety practices and hours of rigorous safety training, accidents still seem to happen. Of course, the goal of any organization is to completely eliminate workplace injuries or deaths. But, … Read more

Preventing Construction Falls

Infographic on fall protection

3 min read The peak of the construction business season is rapidly approaching. While we embrace and enjoy the many benefits of the construction season, it should also serve as a reminder to the many risks associated within the industry. Even with all the information and safety devices available, falls are still the leading cause of injury and … Read more