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Training in native language improves likelihood of retention – and helps create safer workplaces

November 13, 2013 - Posted by Teri Hale

People learn, understand and retain information best if it is taught to them in their native language.

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Topics: eLearning, training, workplace safety, Featured, industrial, injury prevention, EHS, utilities

Before history repeats, let’s apply safety lessons

July 03, 2013 - Posted by Todd Hohn

UL Workplace Health and Safety’s evolution of safety timeline gives us a unique perspective into how catastrophic events and work-related deaths and injuries can be prevented when we make the effort to glean lessons from the past.

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Topics: training, workplace safety, Featured, industrial, injury prevention, EHS, illness prevention, utilities, employees, OSHA recordkeeping, department of labor

Safety for temporary employees: whose job is it?

February 15, 2013 - Posted by Dr. Scott Harris

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2011 there were just over 2.8 million temporary workers in the U.S. -- about 2.3 percent of the workforce that year. “Temps” are classified by BLS under Temporary Help Services (NAICS 56132).

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Topics: training, compliance, workplace safety, Featured, industrial, occupational safety, injury prevention, EHS, employees, safety culture, OSHA recordkeeping, department of labor

For a safer workforce, use leading indicators to avoid lagging

October 29, 2012 - Posted by Langdon Dement

Preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show work-related fatal injuries decreased from 4,690 in 2010 to 4,609 in 2011, while private industry employers reported nearly 3 million workplace injuries and illnesses for an incidence rate of 3.5 per 100 workers, unchanged from 2010.

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Topics: training, workplace safety, Featured, industrial, occupational safety, OHS, injury prevention, EHS, transportation, loss control, utilities, safety culture, construction, OSHA recordkeeping, department of labor