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.

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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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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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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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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Precision Training for Healthy Communities

Founded in 1971, Essex Portfolio, L.P. has a long history of dedication to creating healthy, sustainable communities for residents and employees.

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2 OSHA Rule Changes Set to Take Effect in August

OSHA increasing maximum penalties for violations on August 1 For the first time since 1990, OSHA is increasing their…

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UniFirst Increases Customer Access to Training with SafetySkills

UniFirst announces collaboration with SafetySkills

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Online Environmental Compliance and Safety Training

Content, Content, Content The three most important elements of any online training solution are content, content and content. In…

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