Training the Trainer: Workplace Safety

Safety trainers must be experts in their subject areas, but they also must be adept at teaching those subjects. Transferring expertise to trainees is both a skill and an art—here are some tips on effective safety training.

When Training Isn’t in the Safety Budget

By Jennifer Busick In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed some training job trends in the environment, health, and safety (EHS) space. Today, guest columnist Jennifer Busick looks at what you can do if workplace safety training gets back-burnered when funds run low.

Training in the EHS Field: Job Trends

Workplace safety is important, and there are many opportunities for trainers seeking to educate organizations and their employees on the subject. Today, guest columnist Clare Condon takes a peek at what jobs look like for environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals interested in training. Here’s a hint: Bone up on technology and social media!

Building Proactive Managers with Training

Yesterday’s Advisor presented employment lawyer Jathan Janove’s insight that management is like skiing—it’s important to lean forward, not back. Today we present some concrete tips from Janove for training proactive managers.

Training ROI: Investing in Training

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Making the Most of Valuable Training Time

Training time is valuable, and in order to get the best results, your trainers must know how to use the best training strategies and techniques available to them. Today we’ll take a look at how trainers can make the most out of classroom time and keep learners engaged with the material.

Workers with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities: Eight Core Safety Competencies They Must Learn

Memory loss concept and Alzheimer patient surreal symbol as a medical mental health care concept with an empty head shaped  tree and a group of birds shaped as a brain for neurology and dementia or losing intelligence. By Jennifer Busick If you employ workers with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDDs), you’re dealing with a population that needs some targeted attention in order to prevent injuries. Guest columnist Jennifer Busick has compiled eight key safety competencies that these employees must develop in training.

Make Training Count Across Generations

By Brian Winterstein In a workplace made up of multiple generations, it can be difficult to ensure that your training speaks to all employees. However, there are still ways you can make training count. Brian Winterstein, vice president of human resources for Liberty Tax Service, explains how.

Visual Aids in Training

Visual aids can be a great help in keeping trainees engaged, but they’re also easy to misuse. What are some common mistakes that trainers make with visual aids, and what best practices should trainers follow to avoid those mistakes?

Training to Prevent Data Theft: What’s Good for Workers Is Good for the Company

In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Matt Cullina, CEO of IDT911, presented the importance of preparing employees for cyber incidents such as identity theft. Today Cullina addresses another important aspect of training for these security challenges—when you protect employees, you protect the business.
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