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Follow California’s training lead to prevent workplace sexual harassment claims

December 05, 2013 - Posted by Karen O'Hara

In my home town in California, workplace sexual harassment allegations that came to light in November have shaken the sheriff’s department and rattled the community. The lurid “he said/she said” claims being publicly aired are familiar to many employers who have dealt with sexual harassment lawsuits.

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Topics: training, occupational health, industrial, risk management, employees, human resources

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

Protecting employees and the next generation from toxic exposures

October 16, 2013 - Posted by VeronicaTinney

Chemicals such as bisphenol A (BPA), formaldehyde, solvents and pesticides have been shown to impact the reproductive health of men and women who are exposed to them at work.

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Topics: training, wellness, occupational health, industrial, employee health, illness prevention, HAZMAT, GHS

Employers use eLearning to enhance traditional safety training methods

October 14, 2013 - Posted by Holly Howell

Earlier this year I wrote an article on three ways to improve instruction delivered via electronic means, or eLearning.

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Topics: eLearning, training, compliance, workplace safety, Featured, industrial, utilities, human resources, construction