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H2S Gas: What It Is And Why You Need Training

What is H2S? H2S stands for “hydrogen sulfide,” a dangerous gas that appears as the result of natural gas drilling and crude oil drilling. It’s also a by-product of natural gas and oil production, a result of the treatment of wastewater, and shows up in sewers and various utility facilities. Chemically, H2S is the direct…

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Importance Of Ergonomics Training In The Workplace

The term ‘ergonomics’, also known as ‘human factors’, refers to the study and principles of how repetitive movements impact the body and productivity. It involves a number of bodily systems from psychology to physiology and machinery systems from engineering to designs and processing. The goal of improving ergonomics is to reduce human error to lessen…

Vegas Giveaway 2019 – Health and Safety Conference Alberta Official Rules

SPECIALIZED EMERGENCY TRAINING CORPORATION and BIS Training Solutions Inc. PROMOTIONAL GIVEAWAY Promotion Official Rules and Regulations (the “Official Rules”) The “Travel Promotion” (the “Promotion”) is intended for Canadian residents only and is governed by Canadian, provincial, municipal law. Please do not enter the Promotion if you are not a legal resident of Canada (excluding the…

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Safety Managers – Tracking Employee Certifications Online vs. In Microsoft Excel

Certificates and training records stored in different locations can be a constant source of stress.  Thanks to cloud-based Training Record Management systems, you can now stop worrying about tracking down physical training records. A cloud-based Training Record Management System eliminates the need to track your employees’ training records in Excel which, in turn, makes it…

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The New Normal: Cannabis In The Workplace In Canada

The legalization of medical Cannabis and marijuana, has been in effect in Canada since 1999.  Canada saw a surge in medical marijuana users and this surge has continued exponentially to the present.  According to Health Canada, in December 2017 there were over 270,000 registered medical marijuana users and this growth is expected to continue. Now…

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SafeTapp: The Latest in Training Certificate Management

Depending on their job title and responsibilities, an employee can have easily have ten, twenty, maybe even thirty or more valid certifications. Trying to store, organize, and manage that amount of paper can be a nightmare to say the least. That’s where SafeTapp comes in. This convenient app can be downloaded to a phone or…

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How to ensure your staff is properly trained

Proper job-related training is an absolute must in any industry. People are the most important asset in any business. Under-trained or under-qualified staff can lead to unsatisfied employees, lost time and money due to inefficiency, low production value, and even a loss in customers. Learn more about how employee training and read SET Safety’s tips…

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5 Tips for a Successful Worksite Orientation

Hiring a new employee is not a simple task. Once you’ve made it through the selection process and chosen your new hire, there is the daunting task of orientation and training. Read on for our tips on how to create a successful worksite orientation program. Prepare your new hires Starting a new job can be…

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How to implement an LMS in your organization

Implementing change in the workplace can be tricky, even if it will make company processes easier and more efficient in the long run. Once implemented, learning management systems (or LMS) make managing documentation, tracking certifications, and delivering training material easily. However, they take some time to set up and implement correctly. Here are some critical…