The lifeblood of any effective training programme lies in correctly identifying who needs to be trained, in what, and for what outcomes. In order that you train the right people, in the right competencies, with the right learning methods, it is important that you undertake an effective needs analysis before implementing any health and safety… Continue reading 10 Steps to Conducting an Effective Health and Safety Training Needs Analysis
We know that legislation* requires employers to offer the right training for the health and safety of their staff at work. However, as well as achieving legal compliance, there are many further benefits to organisations in providing effective health and safety training – it’s not just a box-ticking exercise or time-consuming burden… So what are the real… Continue reading 4 Steps to Identifying and Delivering Health & Safety Training
At the root of health and safety exist rules and compliance and as safety officers, we are all well versed in local and potentially (depending on the remit of your role), international law. And it is the legal aspect of health and safety that is largely responsible for helping to create a culture of health and… Continue reading Health and Safety – more than rules and compliance
How do you learn for work? If you are asked if you have undertaken any staff development or training for your job, what do you think about? Is it a training course that has taken you off the job and into a classroom for a few hours or days perhaps? Or maybe it is an… Continue reading 70-20-10: Learning for Work
‘Put your best foot forward’, it’s ‘time to shine’, ‘take the bull by the horns’, let’s not ‘beat around the bush’ or ‘bark up the wrong tree’, if you’re ‘always the bridesmaid and never the bride’ it’s time to ‘turn over a new leaf’…
Over the years the choices of formal learning options have increased from the traditional classroom course, to the more flexible distance learning course and, with the advent of technology, to the multimedia rich, interactive online learning course. When you are faced with the decision about which of these type of course would suit you best there… Continue reading Learning – what’s your preference?
Setting the Scene I’m pretty sure if you are taking the time to read a health and safety blog you are quite familiar with the 3 main drivers that lead to companies aiming to achieve sustainable health and safety performance: moral, legal and financial. A Personal Perspective Therefore let’s consider the consequences of a fictitious accident… Continue reading Workplace Accidents – worst case scenario and drivers to health and safety (1)