As L&D departments start to expand and further specialize their training programs and course offerings, it’s imperative that they don’t forget the training basics.
Tag: Safety Training
Mistakes that happen within an organization’s human resources department have the potential to cost it millions of dollars each year. And while mistakes will inevitably happen regardless of what department you work in, there are certain mistakes that every HR professional should work to avoid altogether.
Many of us have probably sat through safety moments at one job or another. These are brief periods of time taken—often at the start of the day or the beginning of a meeting—to discuss some topic related to safety. Experience often shows that some safety moments are less than impactful.
L&D professionals don’t often think of first-aid training as a standard part of workplace safety training or onboarding unless they work in the medical industry or highly hazardous environments. And even then, sometimes first-aid training isn’t always seen as a necessity. But emergencies and injuries happen all the time in the workplace, regardless of whether […]
According to The National Safety Council, work-related injuries and deaths cost society about $142.5 million every year. And while the total number of reported workplace injuries and deaths may be down in recent years, there are still many important things to take note of in the realm of workplace health and safety in 2018.
Employee training is a key process for new hires in any industry and for any employee. Regardless of a new hire’s experience and education, there are always nuances of a particular job that must be explained to new employees, company policies to be learned, and company culture to ingrain.
Is your safety training getting the job done? You may have your own ideas on that score, but it can also be useful to find out what your employees think. Of course, this is helpful for your training beyond safety as well.
Training is a substantial investment of time and resources. So, naturally, you’ll want to make sure that your training is effective. Here are some goals that should be a top priority with your workplace safety training.
Yesterday’s Advisor presented four distinct approaches that can boost your safety training efforts and keep employees engaged. Today, we focus on one particular method, blended learning, and how it can be an asset to your safety training program.
Millions of teenagers are employed in the United States, and they are subject to the accompanying workplace hazards. So, in addition to math, social studies, and English, some students in grades 7 through 12 will participate in an interactive teaching module titled Safety Matters. Read on to find out who’s bringing the safety message into […]