Tim Page-Bottorff

SafeStart's Top Presenters at the VPPPA's Safety+, An Integrated Safety & Health Management System Symposium in New Orleans

The VPPPA’s Safety+, An Integrated Safety & Health Management System Symposium in New Orleans, formerly known as the 33rd Annual National VPPPA Safety & Health Conference, brings together safety and health experts from more than 400 different industries.

Make Safety Training More Engaging With Stories

A safety instructor’s teaching style has a dramatic impact on the effectiveness of classroom training. How many people remember all the key content of a boring or repetitive safety training session? Very few, if any. Even if the safety trainer is knowledgeable, if their attitude and ability to engage is lacking then the training will be too.

Seven Engaging Speakers at the 2017 NSC Congress & Expo

Described by attendees as the Super Bowl of safety shows, the 2017 NSC Congress & Expo will host over 15,000 health and safety professionals and SafeStart is sending some of the best presenters from their starting lineup.

Find the Humor in Safety Training to Maximize Employee Engagement

Safety training can be boring. A snoozefest. Sleep-inducing.

Even EHS professionals whose passion is safety often confess that they’re motivated because safety work is the right thing to do, not because it’s exciting. If you ask employees what they dislike the most about safety training, you’ll hear that it’s repetitive and unengaging.

Humor in Safety During the ASSE Southwest Chapter 44th Annual PDC

Sometimes, when going to a conference, a meeting or a lecture, you really don’t know what to expect—regardless of the subject matter. The speaker can make all the difference (especially when that subject matter is safety, which can often be dry and dull) between getting employee engagement or eyes rolling and arms crossed.

Free Webinar on Hands-on Safety Training, Research Tips and Other Safety Training Advice

Most safety managers know that safety training material should be presented in a way that is easily received by employees. Why do so few actually use the most effective techniques?