SafetySkills Empower: A Simplified Solution for Complete EHS Management

The environmental health and safety (EHS) field has evolved to be about more than just administering training and responding to incidents. In truth, EHS management also requires identifying potential issues and creating solutions for the inevitable workplace incident. Many people within the safety industry are likely aware of existing EHS management software options — and […]

Mitigating Warehouse Safety Hazards During High Demand

While in recent years, there has been a significant increase in the number of warehouse employees — reaching more than 1.4 million U.S. workers in 2021 — there has also been a rise in the number and size of new warehouses being built.  Both UPS and FedEx operate more than 35 million square feet of […]

What to Expect: 2022 Online Training Trends for Canada

Over the past year, perhaps more than ever before, Canadian companies large and small have been looking for ways to update and revamp their training programs. In early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced millions of employees to temporarily — or even permanently — work remotely. Despite changes in working conditions, employers were still responsible for […]

October New Course Launches, Course Rebuilds, and Course Translations

October course launch announcement

New Course Titles: CON-11.2 Fire Safety in CoDRV-12.2 Driving at Night GEN-4.2can Bear and Wilderness Safety for Canada SNP-364.2 Hand and Power Tool Safety: Personal Protective Equipment (Microlearning) SNP-365.2 Hand and Power Tool: Hand Tool Safety (Microlearning) SNP-366.2 Hand and Power Tool: Power Tool Safety Recommendations and Guards (Microlearning) SNP-367.2 Hand and Power Tool: Liquid […]

The Convenience of Mobile Training Apps

If it seems like these days you can find just about anything in a mobile app, that’s because it is quite literally true. From having food delivered to managing your bank account to arranging dry cleaning services, there is an app for anything you may want. In fact, in 2020, there were more than 218 […]

2022 Online Training Trends: What to Expect in Safety and Beyond

Over the past year, more than ever before, companies large and small have been looking for ways to update and revamp their training programs. In early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced millions of employees to temporarily — or even permanently — work remotely. Despite changes in working conditions, employers were still responsible for administering all […]

SafetySkills Launches New Course Titles, Rebuilt Course Titles and Course Translations in the Third Quarter of 2021

New Course Titles: CON-11.2 Fire Safety in Construction UNV-34.2 Education Protections for Homeless Youth (McKinney-Vento Act) Rebuilt Course Titles: HRM- 13.2 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace OGS- 31.2 Basic First Aid for Oil and Gas Personnel OGS- 52.2 Silica Awareness New and Rebuild Spanish Translations: ASB- 1.2 Asbestos Hazard Awareness BAT- 1.2 Lithium Battery […]

How to Get Your Boss to Say YES to Online Safety Training

Online training has boomed in the world of safety as a streamlined way for your company to train, track and manage compliance. If you are looking for a new training solution, implementing online safety training for your company can be a process. From determining which courses you need, to figuring out a setup and onboarding […]

New Federal COVID-19 Mandates Announced

warehouse employee following regulation in face mask

Note: This post was originally published in September 2021 and has been updated, as of November 4, to include new information. On September 9, 2021, President Joe Biden addressed the nation to outline his forthcoming multi-step plan in the ongoing fight against COVID-19, specifically the highly infectious Delta variant. One of President Biden’s goals is […]

What Makes Effective Online Training?

construction worker reportingon laptop

Throughout 2021, following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more companies started looking for online alternatives for their corporate training programs. Luckily, the online training industry has arguably never been better, with improved technology and increased understanding of both what trainers want and what trainees need. Over the years, a wide variety of […]