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Top 29 anti-hijacking tips for truck drivers

Posted by NOSA on Feb 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Although you probably already have security procedures and cameras in place, there remains a need to further educate your employees on how to prevent a hijacking. Some commercial vehicles (such as pick-up and delivery trucks, tractors and trailers, armoured vehicles, mail and package delivery vehicles, etc.) can be especially vulnerable to hijacking attempts. Today we offer advice on the safety procedures your drivers can use to avoid being involved in a hijacking.

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Topics: driver training, long-haul driving, Emergency tips, driving safety, Safety training, Tips, road safety

How to answer the hard HSE questions

Posted by NOSA on Nov 16, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Point of fact – there are only hard HSE questions if you don’t have an answer for them. And this is not advisable when your actions (or inactions) can lead to injury or loss of life. Have a look at the following sample list of ‘hard’ HSE questions. If your answers resemble the solutions we have provided, then every HSE question will more than likely have an easy answer. Simple.

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Topics: HSE best practice, HSE, Occupational Health and Safety, Safety, Safety training

The top 11 risks of using social media in the workplace

Posted by NOSA on Sep 21, 2017 10:30:00 AM

The last few of our blogs have made it clear that there is a positive case for utilising social media in your efforts to promote and maintain a safe working environment. We always like to offer a balanced approach to every argument, which is why today we take a look at the 11 potential risks associated with using social media in the workplace.

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Topics: HSE and social media, HSE best practice, HSE training, Safety, Safety training, risk, Risk management

The most dangerous driving habit – and it’s no longer drinking

Posted by NOSA on Aug 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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Topics: driving safety, Occupational Health and Safety, Safety, Safety training

Evaluating your HSE training’s effectiveness

Posted by NOSA on Jul 13, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Almost there, and this is the last active step you’ll take when it comes to rolling out your health and safety training. Today we’re talking evaluation. And why is it so important?

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Topics: HSE, HSE training, training, work safety, Safety training

Implement your HSE training in 7 steps

Posted by NOSA on Jul 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM


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Topics: Safety training, work safety, HSE training, training, training programme

How to design the right training materials

Posted by NOSA on Jul 3, 2017 12:15:00 PM


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Topics: Career in Health and Safety, HSE, HSE training, Safety training

How to develop your HSE training materials

Posted by NOSA on Jun 29, 2017 11:45:00 AM

We’re now halfway through unpacking the process of rolling out your workplace safety training, and it’s time to move on to how to develop your training materials.

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Topics: HSE training, Safety training, work safety, Occupational Health and Safety

How to develop learning objectives

Posted by NOSA on Jun 19, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Today, we return to our series on rolling out an effective workplace safety. Now that you’ve performed your training-needs analysis and figured out how to apply adult learning principles, it’s time to move on to step 3 of rolling out your HSE workplace training – namely, developing learning objectives.

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Topics: Safety training, HSE training, training programme, training

How to apply adult learning principles in workplace safety training

Posted by NOSA on Jun 8, 2017 11:30:00 AM

 We’ve covered how to implement a training-needs analysis. In the second of our blogs on rolling out HSE training in the workplace, we focus on the adult learning principles you’ll need to adopt for the training to be effective. The workers you want to train are adults, and adults share certain characteristics that make training more effective for them (or less effective if you ignore the characteristics). If your training recognises and respects these adult learning principles, it is likely to be more effective. If your training disregards these principles, you’re wasting training money.

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Topics: HSE training, Safety training, work safety, adult learning, training programme

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