Up and Coming Training Technology: Motion Capture

SafetySkills employee using motion capture technology

Have you ever stopped to think about what kind of technology goes into creating employee training videos? The answer is probably “no,” but there is one technique that has come incredibly far over the years that we think deserves some attention — motion capture technology. Referred to as simply motion capture, or mo-cap, this technique […]

April Course Highlight and New Course Launches, Rebuilds, and Translations

April 2022 Course Highlight and New Course Launches

Course Highlight: Performing Safety Audits A safety audit is a process that identifies health and safety hazards, assesses the effectiveness of the measures in place to control those hazards, and ensures compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) standards. The latest statistics show that there were just over three million reportable nonfatal injuries […]

Personalized Training Using Adaptive Branching Learning Engagement (ABLE)

Employee taking online workplace training

Unless you have spent time in the education industry, you may not have heard of adaptive learning, but you have more than likely experienced it. When you were a child, you probably read a “choose your own adventure” book where you were able to select what happened at certain points in the story. Based on […]

Incident Management: RCAs and CAPAs 

Safety professionals performing workplace safety audit

For more than 200 years, since the Industrial Revolution swept across Europe and the United States, occupational safety has been on the minds of both employers and government organizations. The results, of course, have been numerous laws and regulatory bodies, including OSHA, which was formed April 28, 1971. However, all the regulations and safe practices […]

March New Course Launches, Course Rebuilds, and Course Translations

New and Rebuilt Course Titles: Sexual Harassment and Discrimination for Employees Portable Fire Extinguisher Techniques for Oil and Gas Sites Personal Protective Equipment for Oil and Gas Personnel Hot Work/Arc Welding for Oil and Gas Operations New Microlearning Titles: Ground Disturbance Awareness: Principles and Hazards Ground Disturbance Awareness: Roles and Responsibilities Ground Disturbance Awareness: Locating […]

A Look at Employee Training Two Years into a Global Pandemic

On January 7, 2020, health officials identified a new virus responsible for an unusual pneumonia in Wuhan, Hubei, China. Just over two months later, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic. This virus was named SARS-CoV-2 but is commonly known as COVID-19 or coronavirus. Now, more than two years later, much of the […]

February 2022 New Course Highlight

Ground Disturbance Awareness A ground disturbance can be defined as any activity that compacts or disturbs the ground within a project area. This term is often interchangeable with “excavation” as the job activity is below grade and displaces existing dirt, rocks or clay.  Along with many other jobs on a worksite, there are several hazards […]

Simplify Compliance in 5 Easy Steps

Staying compliant with health and safety regulations is a necessity for any business, not just because of the risk of receiving costly fines, but also to avoid potentially serious health and safety hazards. However, compliance doesn’t need to be complicated. Here are five easy steps to follow to make sure you are setting your safety […]

Mobile Apps: Expanding Safety Beyond the Office Walls

It should come as no surprise that workplace safety has made its way into the mobile app space. After all, there is an app for quite literally anything you may want — from having groceries delivered to managing your bank account to arranging dry cleaning services. Additionally, in 2021, roughly 83% of all American adults […]