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Checklist: How to find an accredited driver training company

Posted by NOSA on Jan 25, 2018 9:45:00 AM

You understand the advantages of using an accredited training school to train your drivers… but where do you start? If this is your first time looking for a training company with the right fit for your drivers’ needs, the task could be daunting – and exhausting.

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Topics: driving safety, long-haul driving, training, driver 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 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

The first step when rolling out HSE training

Posted by NOSA on Jun 5, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Last week we published a two-part blog giving you an overview on how to roll out HSE training in the workplace, which included the following eight steps:

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Topics: Safety training, HSE training, training

Safety is 24/7 - Even at home, on holiday

Posted by NOSA on May 1, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Why it’s essential to carry your HSE training outside of the workplace

We’ve said it before – training doesn’t stop at the boundary wall of where you work. Safety is an attitude, a way of life. This means that how you observe safety is constant, and just as important when you are at home prepping dinner for your family, or travelling on the road, as it is when you are, say, operating a forklift machine on the factory floor. Apart from anything else, constant and consistent observance means you’ll get into the habit of practising safety, and eventually it’ll be second nature, and not something you have to consciously work at. Today, while you take your well-deserved break from work, it doesn't mean your vigilance when it comes to safety is on leave too. 

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Topics: HSE, Safety, training

6 key reasons health and safety training will make your business more efficient

Posted by NOSA on Apr 3, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Training is a major responsibility. Whether you’re a training professional, a veteran of company training, or have just been asked to take over or start up a training programme, you have a great deal of responsibility. Just think about all the different kinds of training employees need throughout their careers.

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Topics: training, HSE best practice, Corporate best practice

7 benefits to upskilling your employees

Posted by NOSA on Mar 23, 2017 11:30:00 AM

 

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

How often should I retrain my staff to remain legally compliant?

Posted by NOSA on Mar 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Your workplace is ticking along, everyone has undergone the required health and safety training at some point, and it appears that everyone understands how to prevent and minimise risk. So there’s nothing more for you to do – right? Well, no actually.

As any mechanic worth his salt will tell you, maintenance is an ongoing, essential requirement to ensure things keep running smoothly. In fact, just because certain training may not be legally required, it doesn’t mean your company doesn’t need it. So here’s what to consider when it comes to retraining your employees.

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Topics: Budget, CEO, HSE, work safety, training

5 reasons premium HSE training pays for itself

Posted by NOSA on Mar 16, 2017 1:00:00 PM

As a corporate leader, global competition and razor-thin margins can pressure your employer to make financial decisions that conflict with health and safety standards. As health and safety professionals, it can become tiresome, having to constantly justify necessary spend. Let’s be honest – we know the safety training our company needs, and perhaps in the interests of getting that training, we’ll opt for the ‘discount’ option in order to please our employers and their bottom lines while still meeting our HSE legal requirements.

In reality, however, current safety statistics show that improving work site safety practices reduces both direct and indirect employee costs in the long run, saving money and even the company itself. Here’s how paying cheap now can cost you dearly later.

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Topics: Career in Health and Safety, Budget, Fatalities in the workplace, Occupational Health and Safety, Risk management, training

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