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Benefits of Online Micro-learning for Safety Training

Traditional safety training methods can eat up hours of employee productivity. Learn how a new method – micro-learning – is increasing user engagement and saving companies thousands of dollars in the process. The Disadvantages of Traditional Training Methods Traditionally, safety training has been very “event-oriented” – employees go to a class or take an online…

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Common Driving Distractions & How To Manage Them

Driving is a task that requires your complete attention, yet millions of drivers use their morning commute as a time to eat breakfast, fix their hair, or answer emails. Distracted driving has always been an issue. From tape decks to smartphones, distractions are all around us. While you aren’t able to always prevent distractions from…

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About The Distracted Driving Law

In January 2016 the penalty for distracted driving in Alberta was set to a $287 fine and three demerit points. Under the Traffic Safety Act, this law restricts drivers from: Using handheld cell phones Texting or emailing Using electronic devices (laptops, cameras, etc.) Entering information on GPS units Reading printed materials Writing, printing or sketching…

SET SAFETY’S GUIDE TO Safety Clothing

From vests to coveralls, everyone is familiar with the shocking orange and neon yellow worn on worksites and at hazardous jobs. Most people refer to it as reflective clothes, but if you or a loved one works in the industry– you probably know it by its official name: High-Visibility Safety Apparel (HVSA). There is more…

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ONLINE TRAINING: 5 Tips to Stay Focused & On Track

One of the biggest advantages of online safety training is that the student can guide themselves at their own pace. While useful to most, it can actually be a detriment to certain learners that find it difficult to stay focused and on track. Are you easily distracted from your studies? Read on for SET Safety’s…

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ONLINE TRAINING: Is It Right For You?

Safety training is required for employees across all kinds of industry, especially the heavy duty labour that makes up the backbone of Canada’s economy. The safety of working Canadians should be a priority for all employers– online training is often the most effective and convenient way to achieve this goal. Do you have questions or…

WHMIS 2015 / GHS SYMBOL GUIDE

Globally Harmonized System (GHS), formerly known as WHMIS 2015, defines and classifies the hazards associated with chemical products, and works to communicate health and safety information through labels and safety data sheets. Chemical products are placed in classes. Each class describes a different type of hazard. A product may belong to one or more class,…

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HOW DOES ONLINE LEARNING WITH SET SAFETY WORK?

Many companies have made the switch to online safety and training courses. The benefits of online learning are clear. You spend less time in the classroom, save money and increase retention. But how does it all work? Join us as we walk through the Set Safety online course process – from sign up to completion.…

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HOW TO BUILD AN EFFECTIVE SAFETY CULTURE

Having a good safety culture in your organization is more important than ever. Companies with poor safety cultures see more incidents and injuries, poor attitudes and bad behaviour. Even if you think you’re doing things right, it never hurts to take a step back and reevaluate to make sure that everyone is on the same…