Tag: safety training

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 […]

Using Blended Learning in 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.


Safety Training for Teenage Workers Hits the Classroom

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 […]

See Just How Much a Lack of Safety Training Can Cost You

Following safety regulations isn’t just the right thing to do—it keeps employers on the right side of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforcement. And it saves money by avoiding fines, legal fees, and more. OSHA loves to cite a lack of training, and these case studies showcase just how expensive an ineffective (or nonexistent) […]

Boost Your Safety Training with Video-on-Demand

Safety training is of the utmost importance—in many situations, it can literally be a life or death matter. With so much on the line, it’s important to get your message across effectively, and a new video-on-demand library from Safety.BLR.com® is a powerful classroom tool.

Safety Training: OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

As most employers are well aware, OSHA stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. In general, OSHA regulations require that employers maintain a workplace that is free of recognized safety hazards, and do not discriminate or retaliate against anyone who reports injuries or illnesses. Are those in charge of safety at your company well-trained […]

Safety Training Tips: Preventing Amputations

While working on a machine to forge parts, a 28-year-old man lost a fingertip in a November 2014 incident—on just his second day on the job. Investigators said the accident could have been prevented if his employer had trained the man properly.