Does safety training work?

As long as people have been getting injured and losing their lives at work, safety training (not as sophisticated as today’s) has tried to prevent these accidents. The real question is whether safety training actually makes a difference or is it just one big waste of time? The findings of a new study add evidence Read more about Does safety training work?[…]

One surprising trick to stopping workplace accidents

If you could stop injuries in their tracks I know you would.  You write policies.  You conduct training.  You do all the things that good risk managers are supposed to do, but injuries keep happening. What if you could learn the one secret that can put an end to workplace accidents?  Would you implement it?  Read more about One surprising trick to stopping workplace accidents[…]

Training – Repetition, Repetition, Repetition

How much training is enough?  The short answer – you can never have enough.  The more the better.   Yes, at some point you have to get to doing versus learning. I know this is a controversial topic for a lot of organizations because budgets are tight and human resources are slim, but the reality is Read more about Training – Repetition, Repetition, Repetition[…]

killer of risk management programs

Shhhh! The number one killer of risk management programs.

Silence!  It’s crashed planes, overlooked police misconduct and even brought down entire companies. It’s responsible for more accidents than miscommunication.  Yet most of what we focus on in our policies is how we communicate.  Communication has been touted as the single most important skill you can develop to help you achieve success in every aspect Read more about Shhhh! The number one killer of risk management programs.[…]

Understanding forklift maximum capacity

Beware. Forklift manufacturers lie about this

For those of you have and use forklifts, you know the benefits. They are a wonderful invention that saves time, money and a lot of back problems.  Unfortunately, forklift manufacturers have only been giving consumers part of the truth.  And that my friend can end up damaging property or worse yet, kill you or your Read more about Beware. Forklift manufacturers lie about this[…]

making sfaety training good

How to actually make a boring safety training excellent

Make a boring safety training excellent “Safety training again!”  No doubt you have heard the grumblings from employees and you have even had that sinking feeling in your gut – will safety training ever work?  It’s a question that I often ask myself.   Being a trainer myself, I want to make sure that my Read more about How to actually make a boring safety training excellent[…]

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