Upcoming Webinar: OSHA Reporting & Recordkeeping – Dec. 4

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OSHA’s February 1st deadline for posting the 300A form is just around the corner.

Ensure that you’re ready! Whether you’re just starting to prepare your organization’s recordkeeping logs for the first time, or you’ve been doing it for years, we’ve got plenty of helpful tips and resources for you.

Register now to explore OSHA’s rules for recording an injury or illness

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A Look Into The Future of Manufacturing Training: an Interview with Fred Foster

fred-fosterRecently, Fred Foster, owner of Technical Training Professionals, and fellow 3D-animated training proponent, sat down with us to discuss the finer points of using computer-based courses for technical training, and give us his perspective on the future of manufacturing training.

Read below to see what Fred had to say about manufacturing training in general and the use of 3D graphics in particular.

Once you’ve finished, use the comments section below to include your own predictions for the future of manufacturing training, or do share your thoughts about 3D animation and training, or even stuff like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) for manufacturing training

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Hooks, Slings, and Wire Ropes: Talking Rigging Safety With Howard Kaplan

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Each year in the United States about 50 people are killed in crane accidents and hundreds more are injured. These incidents are frequently attributed to poorly inspected rigging equipment and improper or unsafe rigging techniques performed by inadequately trained riggers.

During the development of our own Wire Rope Safety training videos, we were fortunate to receive some expert feedback from Howard Kaplan, trainer and owner of Liberty Crane & Rigging Consultants in Phoenix, Arizona. We recently caught up with Howard again for a brief Q&A about wire ropes, rigging safety, and the importance of proper training.

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Facing the Challenges of Process Safety Management (PSM) – an Interview with Sathy Rajendran

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Spills, leaks, and explosions involving hazardous chemicals have been responsible for some of the world’s worst industrial disasters. Because of the potentially massive human and environmental costs involved, companies that utilize hazardous chemicals in their manufacturing processes are subject to one of the most comprehensive (and complex) of OSHA’s regulatory standards: Process Safety Management (PSM).

We approached Sathy Rajendran, Ph.D, CSP, and Coordinator of Central Washington University’s Safety and Health Management Program, for a brief chat about PSM and what it takes to set up an effective program.

The interview is below and we hope you enjoy it.

And if you scroll down to the bottom, you’ll see we’ve got a FREE PSM COMPLIANCE AUDIT CHECKLIST you can download. Nice!

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