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Customized training an investment in safer workplaces, employees

February 28, 2014 - Posted by Teri Hale

Whether you work in a large organization or a small-to-medium size business, there are advantages associated with offering online safety training to your employees.

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Topics: training, workplace safety, Featured

ROI of safety training depends on learner engagement

February 10, 2014 - Posted by Holly Howell

During a recent webinar, we discussed how to measure the return on your organization’s investment in customized safety training content in comparison to generic eLearning content.

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Topics: training, workplace safety, Featured

Agency responds to findings of weak regulations, inadequate pipeline oversight

January 24, 2014 - Posted by Karen O'Hara

In 2010, two dramatic events – a million-gallon crude oil spill near Marshall, Mich., and a natural gas explosion in a San Bruno, Calif., neighborhood – focused the nation’s attention on pipeline safety.

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Topics: training, workplace safety

Training in Native Language Improves Likelihood of Retention – and Helps Create Safer Workplaces

November 13, 2013 - Posted by Teri Hale

KAW-_global_learning_resizePeople learn, understand, and retain information best if it is taught to them in their native language. If you have ever visited a foreign country where you speak little or none of the language, you know how confusing it can be.

In terms of safety training, comprehension increases when learners can give their complete attention to the content without first needing to mentally convert the information into their first language. From the beginning of the course, the learner is focused on the subject matter, not on trying to translate and interpret the material.

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Topics: training, workplace safety, Featured