How to Effectively Perform Competency Mapping

Competency mapping is a process of linking employees to job duties, job duties to hazards, and hazards to training…

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Adobe Flash Dead

Don’t Flash at Work: Why Adobe Flash is Ending

Adobe Flash, a popular web application, is on the verge of extinction. Major companies, such as Google and Apple, no longer support it, and now SafetySkills is joining them. Don’t worry – we’ll cover what it is, what it means, and what you can expect.

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osha training

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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What’s Changed in Version 10.2 of the SafetySkills LMS

Thursday, December 29th, 2016 Update to SafetySkills Learning Management System You asked. We listened. Version 10.2 is here!

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walking surfaces ladder safety

OSHA Update for Walking Working Surfaces – 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D

On November 18, 2016, OSHA published the final rule update for Walking Working Surfaces (Slips, Trips and Falls).

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