Tim Page-Bottorff

Top 3 Safety Challenges of the Year

The latest episode of EHS on Tap features one of SafeStart’s senior consultants.

Can Visuals Unlock More Engaging Safety Training?

Safety training doesn’t have to be boring—in fact, it mustn’t be boring. The whole point of safety training is to teach people how to be safe and warn them of hazards in the workplace. This information is vital and must be retained. But who remembers a dry or uninspired safety lecture?

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.

How Much Safety Training Do Workers Remember? It Depends On the Trainer.

Safety training can be a sizeable investment. It would make sense, then, for organizations to concern themselves with how effective their training is. But ask most safety managers and they will tell you that safety training is, by and large, forgotten by workers just a few weeks or months after it's delivered.