OSHA’s Training Program Operating Efficiently According to GAO

OSHA’s Training Program Operating Efficiently According to GAO

  In addition to providing regulations, guidelines, and inspections, OSHA also offers an important training and education service, known as the Outreach Training Program. In fiscal year 2016, this program reached almost 900,000 workers and provided them with important training on a wide range of topics related to occupational hazard recognition and prevention. According to

How to Make sure Employee Training is Effective & Retained

How to Make sure Employee Training is Effective & Retained

Employee training is one of the most difficult parts of managing an effective team. Especially in a work environment where work safety comes into play often (for example, in a physical labor-heavy industry), the retention of training information becomes critical to your business’ success and longevity. Unfortunately, few managers have made it through their careers

Downside to Incentives

Downside to Incentives

When it comes to improving workplace safety, there is no shortage of ideas on how it should be done. One controversial method many organizations have tried is using some sort of incentive or compensation program for improved safety. If, for example, employees attend or participate in a safety seminar, they may be rewarded with a

The Decline of Ethical Behavior in Business

The Decline of Ethical Behavior in Business

These days what is considered truly ethical? It seems like the fine line between ethical and unethical is becoming a blur to many business professionals. In 2006, a study reported that MBA graduate students cheat the most on tests when compared to any other graduate non-business students. That is a pretty scary thought because people

Leading Virtual Teams

Leading Virtual Teams

We live and operate in a time of limitless possibilities; technology has made it possible to quickly and easily connect with others half way across the world at any given time at the click of a button. With all the enhancements in technology, there is now an ever-increasing amount of “virtual teams.” A virtual team

Self-Directed Work Teams

Self-Directed Work Teams

Have you ever heard of the term “Self-Directed Work Team?” If so, you have probably heard quite a bit of positive feedback regarding these various types of teams. If you haven’t, you will now gain a greater handle on what these teams are about and how they can function and add value within any sort