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5 Common Human Resources Mistakes to Avoid

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.

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How to Make Your Safety Moments More Effective

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.

Human Resources: Finishing the Second Half of 2018 on a Strong Note

Yes, 2018 is more than half over. Many changes have already occur ed in the last six months, never mind over the last decade. Quite a few of those changes have influenced the world of HR. Nevertheless, here are some changes you’ll want to stay ahead of as we run out the clock on 2018.

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Does Your Workplace Need First-Aid Training?

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 […]

What’s New in Health and Safety Training 2018?

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.

OSHA: Use Four Basic Steps for Safety Training

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.

OSHA releases more ‘flexible’ fall protection standards

More than 16 years after issuing the original notice of proposed rulemaking in 1990, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a final rule revising its standards on slip, trip, and fall hazards and personal fall protection systems.  Background OSHA is charged with enforcing the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH […]