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Walking Working Surfaces (Includes 8 courses)

Walking Working Surfaces (Includes 8 courses)

OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces Answers What is the OSHA walking-working surfaces rule? According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), general industry workers are exposed to walking and work surface hazards that can result in slips, trips, falls, and other injuries or fatalities. The new requirements under Subpart D, "Walking-Working Surfaces," provide employers with the flexibility to decide which fall protection method or system works best for the work operation. OSHA says that these multiple options, along with required inspections and training, will help employers prevent and eliminate walking-working surface hazards. What is encompassed in the rule? OSHA's revisions to Subpart D, "Walking-Working Surfaces," include a reorganization of the existing rule to make it clearer, necessitating a reformat of the entire subpart (29 CFR 1910.21 - .30). However, the most significant changes cover NEW requirements for a variety of walking-working surfaces throughout Subpart D, as well as introducing additional new requirements under other general industry standards, including Subpart I, "Personal Protective Equipment." To learn what the entire ruling encompasses in detail, download the free Walking-Working Surfaces: OSHA Takes Major Steps to Overhaul Slips, Trips, and Falls Standard whitepaper. Who needs to comply? All general industry workplaces. This is approximately 6.7 million establishments employing more than 100 million workers, including: •   Manufacturing •   Warehousing •   Utilities •   Oil & gas extraction •   Retailers •   Offices Why is compliance critical? According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data, slips, trips, and falls are the leading cause of workplace fatalities and injuries in general industry. OSHA says the new requirements will prevent nearly 30 workplace fatalities and 6,000 lost-workday injuries annually. This equates to an estimated cost savings of more than $300 million each year for employers affected by the new requirements. What are the requirements for the employer? In summary, the Agency kept many of the requirements under the old standard. However, OSHA also introduced key NEW provisions which require employers now to: •   Identify and evaluate slip hazards, trip hazards, and fall hazards in the workplace. This assessment must be done in accordance with 1910.132(d)(2) which requires the employer verify that this was performed through a written certification which identifies: >  The workplace evaluated; >  The person certifying that the evaluation was performed; and >  The date(s) of the hazard assessment. •   Provide appropriate personal protective equipment or fall protection systems (i.e., personal fall arrest system, travel restraint system, or a positioning device) to address the slip, trip, and fall hazards identified during the above required hazard assessment. •   Conduct regular inspections and maintenance of all walking-working surfaces in the workplace. •   Provide training that enables employees to recognize the hazards of falling and the procedures to be followed to minimize these hazards, including the use of personal fall protection, proper ladder climbing techniques, etc. Are there program requirements to satisfy the regulations? OSHA does NOT specify "program" requirements. Best practice, however, would include a safety and health management system that includes written plans which address the new requirements under Subpart D, including (but not limited to): •   Fall Protection (General), •   Inspections (including, but not limited to, those for walking and work surfaces – an opportunity to help an employer address other required inspection in their workplace), •   Equipment (e.g., Scaffolds, Ladders, Personal Fall Protection, Designated Areas, etc.), and •   Training. What must employees be trained on? Employers must train—and retrain when necessary—employees on the fall protection systems and equipment they use, including: •   Personal fall protection •   Ladder safety systems •   Designated areas •   Dockboards •   Safety nets •   Rope descent systems •   Portable guardrails •   Ladders Training must be done by a qualified person. To learn more about who is considered a qualified trainer and how to comply with the OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces regulations, check out the Walking Working Surfaces: What You Need to Know for Supervisors and Employees training program. What specific training is required for high hazard and employees requiring fall protection? Required training is task- and equipment-specific for any employee who uses fall protection or equipment specified under Subpart D. For example, a worker who uses a fixed ladder must be trained on how to use the personal fall protection system required when climbing the ladder, as well as safe climbing techniques. When must employers comply? The majority of the new requirements under Subpart D are effective January 17, 2017; however, OSHA has extended the compliance dates for a few requirements as specified in the following table: Subpart D Section •   1910.30(a) and (b) – Deadline by which employers must train employees on fall and equipment hazards     Compliance Date: May 17, 2017 •   1910.27(b)(1) – Certification of anchorages     Compliance Date: November 20, 2017 •   1910.28(b)(9)(i)(A) – Deadline by which employers must equip existing fixed ladders with a cage, well, ladder safety system, or personal fall arrest system Compliance Date: November 19, 2018 •   1910.28(b)(9)(i)(B) – Deadline by which employers must begin equipping new fixed ladders with a ladder safety system or personal fall arrest system Compliance Date: November 19, 2018 •   1910.28(b)(9)(i)(D) – Deadline by which all fixed ladders must be equipped with a ladder safety system or personal fall arrest system Compliance Date: November 18, 2036

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$19.95
Comprehensive Safety Awareness Training Course Bundle (Includes 97 Courses)

Comprehensive Safety Awareness Training Course Bundle (Includes 97 Courses)

This bundle includes 97 courses, regularly priced at $12.95 each...now for only $69.99 total! Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace. No person should ever have to be injured, become ill, or die for a paycheck. The importance of training your employees – both new and experienced — cannot be overemphasized. Effective training of new employees results in employees who: Know what they’re doing Save time Have a good feeling about the company Get off to a good start. Retraining of employees provides for continued  "insurance" against accident and incidents. To assist employers, safety and health professionals, training directors and others with a need to know, OSHA’s training-related General Awareness training courses have been collected in this online training bundle. Topical General Awareness Requirements for training are included in this group of courses as well as industry specific  training. Training in the safe way for workers to do their jobs well is an investment that will pay back over and over again in fewer injuries and illnesses, better morale, lower insurance premiums and more. It is a good idea to keep a record of all safety and health training. Documentation can also supply an answer to one of the first questions an incident investigator will ask: “Did the employee receive adequate training to do the job?” * Comprehensive General Awareness Training Curriculum for your firm's safety program. * One Purchase and you have every course you need to train multiple employees. * An annual fixed cost per trainee for solid budget planning.

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$69.99
Public and Private Security Personnel Training Awareness Bundle (Includes 40 courses)

Public and Private Security Personnel Training Awareness Bundle (Includes 40 courses)

This bundle includes 40 courses, regularly priced at $12.95 each...now for only $69 total! A private security officer's primary duty is the prevention and deterrence of crime. Security personnel enforce company rules and can act to protect lives and property, and they often have a contractual obligation to provide these actions. In addition to basic deterrence, security officers are often trained to perform specialized tasks such as arrest and control (including handcuffing and restraints), operate emergency equipment, perform first aid, CPR, take accurate notes, write detailed reports, and perform other tasks as required by the client they are serving. Just as with the police profession, training requirements for the private security industry have evolved over time. For many years security guards were poorly chosen and poorly trained (if at all), partly because security guard companies who contracted with clients in private industry were paid very little for their security guard services. For the most part, contracts were awarded to security guard companies through a competition process and the final selection was often made based on cost rather than the experience or professionalism of the security guard company. That changed drastically on September 11, 2001 when radical terrorists attacked the United States. The event moved corporate threat concerns to the top of the priority list for most security guard contracts started being awarded based on professionalism. More money was invested in security so more money became available for training of security guards. The term 'security professional' began to surface and large private security companies like Blackwater, USA began offering training services for the private security industry that approached the level of training provided by the military. Security guard companies began paying enough to attract people with significant backgrounds in law enforcement and the military, often in special operations.

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$69.00
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Course

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Course

This course aims to clarify some of the frequently asked questions about COVID-19 or the coronavirus disease 2019. Learning some basic prevention methods will help you protect yourself and your co-workers. You will learn a strategy to strengthen your ability to understand and prevent coronavirus disease 2019. You’ll find when you strengthen your understanding, you will be able to remain calm and focus on prevention. Course Duration:  10 minutes

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Clear and Concise Emails Course

Clear and Concise Emails Course

Sending and receiving emails have become an integrated part of how we work. It’s an essential tool few can live without; and yet with all the advantages email provides it has some drawbacks too. We all know that once we hit send our email is permanent. We can’t take it back. We can’t make corrections, can’t undo mistakes, and can’t change the impression we may have made. This is the downside of email, and while we know this to be true, in a busy world, it’s all too easy to hit send without giving our emails the time and thought they deserve. This course presents four communication principles you can apply to any email you compose, for any person you want to communicate with. While simple and straightforward, it will take a conscious effort to apply these principles and practice using them. By completing this course, you will know how to compose clear and concise emails for any audience. Course Duration:  10 minutes

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Giving Clear Work Priorities Course

Giving Clear Work Priorities Course

There are a lot of things a person can do to be successful in one’s job, but knowing what work must be achieved is one of the more important items. Knowing what work must be delivered and when helps anyone stay focused and achieve success within their role. Without this information, we tend to be unfocused, and may or may not deliver what we should. Add to the fact that work priorities often change as team priorities change and our work priorities may not be clear. This course will help you provide clarity to your employees regarding what must be achieved in the next 30 days. This short time frame helps each person clearly know what to focus on and how to prioritize his or her time. Having this level of focus is great. It helps each person perform the right work at the right time, thus creating the opportunity for individual and team success.By completing this course, you will be able to help your employees get clear on their work priorities for the next 30 days. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). An Elearning! Magazine Excellence Award Winner: Management Development Learning Track. Course Duration: 10 minutes

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Discover Enterprise Engagement

Discover Enterprise Engagement

This 10-minute course will alert you to a new business practice and related ISO Annex SL standards for the first time required by the International Organization for Standardization in 60 ISO standards, including ISO 9001 quality management, and by increasing numbers of investors, to potentially affect up to 2 million companies worldwide.   Enterprise Engagement applies the same systematic approach to enhancing the engagement of all stakeholders as ISO standards achieved for quality and can benefit organizations of any type or size.   This short course provides a high-level overview of the definition, ROI and other benefits, the implementation framework, and how to get started. Course Produced by the Enterprise Engagement Alliance  

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Excel Everest: Interactive, Comprehensive Excel Training

Excel Everest: Interactive, Comprehensive Excel Training   Excel Everest is an entirely different way to learn Excel. No, really. The whole Excel Everest experience takes place inside a giant interactive Excel workbook (called Excel Everest) that brings users step-by-step through 41+ business-critical topics, 160+ interactive, auto-graded exercises, and there's a scoreboard to measure progress along the way. Oh, and what Excel training would be complete without a dancing bear? (click "the fun button" once you're in Excel Everest). If helpful, watch a video overview of Excel Everest.    Who is Excel Everest for?    Your orgnization or employees may be a fit for Excel Everest if:  You need a comprehensive Excel training that covers all the essential business Excel skills, and with unlimited access and upgrades.  You need a training that covers all of your versioning needs, on both Mac & PC, including for Excel 2003, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016  You realize that the best way to learn a complicated program like Excel is not by watching videos, but by going through exercises right there in an Excel document.  You'd like to use the same Excel training for your organization that companies like Google and Eventbrite use for their employees.  You want accountability, and a way to measure not if someone has watched a video, but if someone has completed the skill right there in Excel.    What is the concept behind Excel Everest?    The entire concept behind Excel Everest is that you can learn by doing. As you go through this course, you'll be guided on how to download the Excel Everest workbook. When you open it up, you'll see an index page with a set of 21 buttons that link you to the various areas of the workbook. And in each topic area, you'll:    Learn why a specific concept is important, especially for being successful in a corporation  Grasp the details on the topic through written explanations Go through a set of interactive Excersies that are categorized according to difficulty (easy, medium, and hard)   Best of all, as you complete these exercises, they're graded, so you can easily keep track of your progress through the course, see which topics you've made the most progress on, and earn badgeds for certain milestones.    What are the outcomes you should expect?    As a user, if you go through Excel Everest, you'll be able to go from knowing nothing (for those who need it, we cover the absolute basics), to a deep understanding of all of the business critical aspects of Excel. In no time, you'll have your colleagues asking you to teach them how to do a VLookup or set up a Pivot Table on their behalf.    As a training manager, you'll finally have a training system that provides interactivity, accountability, and a bit of fun along the way. Even small Excel errors can cost organizations an enormous amount of time, and even worse, inaccurate data can get reported up the chain and used for key business decisions. If you have limited training dollars to spend, you should put them toward Excel. An error in PowerPoint or Word doesn't result in catestrophic business outcomes. Excel Everest will help train on what matters most.  

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$159.00

Write Better Email: Learn How To Write an Effective Business Email Course

In this course, users will learn how to save up to an hour a day at work by practicing how to write effective business emails. Users will learn email-writing strategies and best practices that they can begin using right away. Through hands-on writing exercises and a quiz, they will learn how to write business emails that avoid a lot of unnecessary back and forth and gets the results they want the first time.

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$12.95

Write Better Email: Learn What Makes an Effective Business Email Course

In this course, users will learn how to save up to an hour a day at work by incorporating the elements of effective email into their email writing. They'll learn what gets an email noticed, opened, read, and acted upon promptly. Through interactive exercises, they'll be able to write more effective emails using these elements.

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$12.95

Write Better Email: Learn the Best Uses for Business Email Course

In this course, users will find out how to save up to an hour a day by learning when it makes sense to use email and when not to use email. They'll learn about the four best uses for business email: to inform, to make requests, to answer questions, and to document. The course walks users through plenty of examples, and a quiz at the end tests what they have learned.

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$9.95

Write Better Email Master Course: Learn How To Save Time, Frustration, and Get the Results You Want Course

In this course, your users will learn how to write business emails more effectively and save up to an hour a day at work. Your organization's productivity will soar with fewer back-and-forth email exchanges and email chains. Through hands-on exercises and quizzes, users will understand the principles of effective email and practice writing email that gets the results they want the first time. This master course combines three Write Better Email courses: Learn the Best Uses for Business Email Learn What Makes an Effective Business Email Learn How To Write an Effective Business Email

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$24.95
Stay Productive While Waiting for Answers Course

Stay Productive While Waiting for Answers Course

Most of us have had the experience of waiting for information or needing something to get done before we can move forward in our work. In these situations, a piece of information or action is required before we can perform the next step in our project or work assignment. While frustrating at times, especially if we have to wait, this circumstance is not uncommon in most work situations. It’s the nature of work and working with others. The challenge we face at these times is to be careful not to stop working and stay productive. That is, we must find other ways to meet our work objectives and contribute to the team. This course is designed to help you when you are in situations in which your work or assignment comes to a halt because you must have key information or need others to complete a particular action or task. This course provides specific instructions to help you make a conscious effort to stay productive when your core work or project is stalled and you must wait for someone before moving forward again. In these situations you must want to stay productive as well as have a desire to find ways to accomplish other work. By completing this course, you will know how to maintain personal productivity while waiting for answers to critical questions. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). Course Duration: 10 minutes

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Right Information at the Right Time Course

Right Information at the Right Time Course

It’s no secret that the world of information has exploded over the last few years. Information is everywhere. In fact, there is so much information, in so many places, it’s impossible to take it all in. Which means the challenge for all of us is to get the information we need, when we need it. Now with so much information available, we may think this should be easy, but it isn’t always that simple. This course will teach you how to distribute information in a way that makes it easy for everyone to have what they need when they need it. By completing this course, you will know how to ensure your team gets the right information at the right time. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). Course Duration:  10 minutes

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Persevere During Setbacks Course

Persevere During Setbacks Course

Persevering when bad things happen isn’t always easy. Sometimes the negative event seems too big to overcome, causing us to get stuck and to not move forward. Other times our emotions get the better of us and cloud our judgment. This is not uncommon and can happen to the best of us. Yet, we must move on, we must persevere. And if we’re at work, we must move forward quickly and competently, learning from the situation and solving for it in the best way we can. Learning and applying a technique to help you continue in the face of adversity is beneficial. Not only does it help in our current job, it also helps build our reputation as someone who is steady and capable of handling difficult situations—a plus for anyone wanting to make a future career move. By completing this course, you will know how to persevere in the face of setbacks. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). Course Duration:  10 minutes

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Do You Overreact? Course

Do You Overreact? Course

If you believe you tend to overact in stressful situations, then it would certainly benefit you to tackle this issue. Whether you realize it or not, others notice these reactions and behaviors, and may be uncomfortable working with you, especially during challenging situations. If this is the case, it’s not good. Do yourself and your career a favor and work to get your emotions under control. You’ll love being able to better handle stressful situations, and will find this is great for you and great for others. This course provides a process to help assess how you react to stressful situations. Pinpointing the specific actions that may be creating a problem will help you understand exactly what needs to be improved. By completing this course, you will be able to determine if you tend to overreact to stressful and difficult situations. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). Course Duration:  10 minutes

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Excel Everest: Free Demo Course

Excel Everest: Free Demo Course

Excel Everest: Free Demo Course   Excel Everest is an entirely different way to learn Excel. No, really. The whole Excel Everest experience takes place inside a giant interactive Excel workbook (called Excel Everest) that brings users step-by-step through 41+ business-critical topics, 160+ interactive, auto-graded exercises, and there's a scoreboard to measure progress along the way.   If you'd like to give it a try ahead of purchasing the real course, test out our demos through this free course!   Who is Excel Everest for?    Your orgnization or employees may be a fit for Excel Everest if:  You need a comprehensive Excel training that covers all the essential business Excel skills, and with unlimited access and upgrades.  You need a training that covers all of your versioning needs, on both Mac & PC, including for Excel 2003, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016  You realize that the best way to learn a complicated program like Excel is not by watching videos, but by going through exercises right there in an Excel document.  You'd like to use the same Excel training for your organization that companies like Google and Eventbrite use for their employees.  You want accountability, and a way to measure not if someone has watched a video, but if someone has completed the skill right there in Excel.    What is the concept behind Excel Everest?    The entire concept behind Excel Everest is that you can learn by doing. As you go through this course, you'll be guided on how to download the Excel Everest workbook. When you open it up, you'll see an index page with a set of 21 buttons that link you to the various areas of the workbook. And in each topic area, you'll:    Learn why a specific concept is important, especially for being successful in a corporation  Grasp the details on the topic through written explanations Go through a set of interactive Excersies that are categorized according to difficulty (easy, medium, and hard)   Best of all, as you complete these exercises, they're graded, so you can easily keep track of your progress through the course, see which topics you've made the most progress on, and earn badgeds for certain milestones.    What are the outcomes you should expect?    As a user, if you go through Excel Everest, you'll be able to go from knowing nothing (for those who need it, we cover the absolute basics), to a deep understanding of all of the business critical aspects of Excel. In no time, you'll have your colleagues asking you to teach them how to do a VLookup or set up a Pivot Table on their behalf.    As a training manager, you'll finally have a training system that provides interactivity, accountability, and a bit of fun along the way. Even small Excel errors can cost organizations an enormous amount of time, and even worse, inaccurate data can get reported up the chain and used for key business decisions. If you have limited training dollars to spend, you should put them toward Excel. An error in PowerPoint or Word doesn't result in catestrophic business outcomes. Excel Everest will help train on what matters most.  

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Write Better Email Introduction Course

Welcome to the Write Better Email series of courses, which aim to help you spend less time on email and become more productive in your work life. In this introductory course, you’ll learn the best practices that can get you the results you want with email, the first time.

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