What OSHA-Authorized Training Is and What it Isn’t

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is part of the United States Department of Labor. OSHA acts as the national public health agency dedicated to assuring safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women. The functions of OSHA include setting and enforcing work-related exposure standards and providing training, outreach, assistance, and education.

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HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher

HAZWOPER General Site Worker 8-Hour Refresher

SafetySkills is happy to announce we launched our HAZWOPER General Site Worker 8-Hour Refresher. This series is broken down into 8 modules that can be taken all at once or spread out of multiple sessions.

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elearning vs conventional

What’s Best: eLearning or Conventional Training Approaches?

A big question that we are most often asked to answer: Is online safety training as effective as instructor-led safety training? After wrestling with this question for the past 10 years or more, we believe that neither instructor-led training or asynchronous elearning is inherently better than the other.

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SafetySkills Laboratory Safety Courses Update

SafetySkills Launches 6 New Laboratory Safety Courses

The SafetySkills laboratory course series is designed to address safety issues common to laboratory environments. Most courses are intended to be widely applicable to laboratories of all sizes and purposes in both the educational and commercial fields.

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hazwoper training

What is HAZWOPER Training

The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, or HAZWOPER, was enacted by OSHA in 1990. It is designed to protect workers involved in the initial stages of a chemical release emergency, the subsequent clean-up of a site once the emergency has been stabilized, and the clean-up of chemical contamination from the country’s past industrial legacy.

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Innovative Training Solutions for a Groundbreaking University

Innovative Training Solutions for a Groundbreaking University

Founded in 1964 as a small graduate institution focused on the sciences, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has maintained a record of academic excellence for five decades.

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Raising the Bar for University Safety

Raising the Bar for University Safety

To sustain this substantial growth in students, and the staff and faculty that serve them, the University of St. Thomas tasked SafetySkills with the challenge of deploying an online safety training program throughout campus operations.

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508 Compliance and Online Safety Training for Colleges & Universities

Accessibility and compliance challenges in higher education Improving access for individuals with disabilities to valuable information and tools is…

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