Required safety training varies depending on position, workplace and hazards to which a worker is exposed. Appropriate training should be listed in policies and procedures specifically addressing particular hazards, e.g., electrical, falls, noise, etc., and operations, e.g., confined space entry, lockout tagout, etc. However, an OHS Program should also set out general standards and guidelines for all kinds of safety training to ensure that it is properly delivered, documented and verified for effectiveness. Editor's Choice
This session with Jeremy Warning will discuss the complex and challenging area of OHS inspections v. investigations through legal and practical commentary.
Learn how you make online training stick so workers really understand and retain the training material enough to apply it and truly be safe on the job.
Training is a key factor in a safety program. Effective training reduces injury and incident rates by raising awareness of hazards and safe work practices.