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Trainer Toolbox for March 2017

A collection of everything that's new for safety trainers! Included in this edition: 2016 Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations have been released   Fall Prevention Stand Down Materials for 2017 now available!   Reminder--Outreach Training Program Changes going...

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I’m Singin’ in the Rain!

But before I kick up my heels and pretend to be Gene Kelly, let me grab my umbrella and slip on my rain boots!  And, since I am a safety professional, you can bet your soggy socks that I’ll be avoiding complicated dance moves. No tap dancing or tangos—I’m playing it...

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Trainer Toolbox for January 2017

A collection of everything that’s new for safety trainers! Included in this edition: New Year, New OSHA Outreach Training Program Requirements and Procedures   Need more time to order Student Replacement Cards? Now you’ve got it!   Filing a complaint made easy as...

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Groundhog Day is Here Again

“I have been stabbed, shot, poisoned, frozen, hung, electrocuted, and burned. And every morning I wake up without a scratch on me, not a dent in the fender…” -Phil the Weatherman How many of us can even hear the words “Groundhog Day” without thinking of Punxsutawney...

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Building community, and a townhouse, through service

The harmony of hammering, the screeching of sawing wood, and loud ladder climbing aren’t sounds normally heard at the IES office on NC State’s Centennial Campus.  But those noises became the soundtrack for numerous staff who spent two days outdoors recently, on a...

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Three Ways That eLearning Saves Money

eLearning is convenient and highly engaging. But did you ever consider that implementing eLearning might positively affect your bottom line? Here’s how. 1 - Onboard New Employees More Efficiently The onboarding and orientation process for new hires can consume quite a...

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