Build Your Own Safety Training Video Package - 47% Off! Choose any 3, 6, 12, 20 Atlantic Training Safety Videos & Save Today!! Each DVD Comes With: DVD Quiz Certificates Leaders Guide Wallet Cards Scheduling Form Click Here to see the best selection of OSHA, EPA, MSHA Safety Training videos and take advantage of this … Continue reading “Build Your Own Safety Training Video Package – 47% Off! Choose any 3, 6, 12, or 20 Atlantic Training Safety Videos & Save Today!!” #Training #Safety
Today is the 5th annual N95 Day, which focuses on respiratory protection awareness and proper use of N95 respirators. Here are some ways you can participate: Social media. Look for N95-related information on Twitter (@NIOSH, @NPPTL, #N95Day) Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest as well as the annual N95 Day NIOSH Science Blog. Share NIOSH's infographics, and be sure to … Continue reading “N95 Day: A NIOSH-Approved Holiday”
Did you catch Jill Conley’s informative webinar last week? If you didn’t, we’ve compiled a list of the ten key points you should know about the 2016 changes to the ANSI/ISEA and EN 388 standards that have recently come into effect, and how they will affect future cut testing. 1. One of the main changes … Continue reading “10 Things You Need to Know About the Changes to ANSI/ISEA and EN 388 (Glove Cut Level) Standards”
The percentage of improperly fitted respirators increases with the length of time between worker fit tests, giving support to the annual fit-testing requirements in OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard, according to new research from NIOSH. The standard requires fit testing every year and whenever an employee’s physical condition changes, such as facial scarring or an obvious … Continue reading “New Research Supports OSHA Fit Testing Requirements, Says NIOSH”
Why is hearing protection being worn in this area by 1 person? Most likely a good part of why he walked into the forklift? Besides not paying attention to where he was walking? Absence of aisles for pedestrians? How many more safety violations are in this picture? Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklift) eTool Types and Fundamentals … Continue reading OSHA e-Tool – “Why Forklift Safety Training IS Important”
Truer words were never spoken! Another good and thought-provoking post by Phil La Duke!
by Phil La Duke
If you’re hoping to ensure that the people taking your safety training have learned the material , then you probably use a posttest (a test given at the end of the session), and if you wrote this test it probably sucks. I used to write tests for a living and I am continually disgusted by what passes for an evaluative instrument—even those that have been created by professional trainers. The problem stems from the fact that most of us grew up taking really poorly designed tests and when tasked with creating a test of our own we tend to emulate what we know.
Is it a problem that our tests suck? Yes (and to those of you who think my use of the word “suck” is crude, in poor taste, or unprofessional I say got straight to hell—when you start creating tests that don’t suck…
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