Breaking Bad: Workforce Training Suggestions

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Tonight, the final episode of the TV series Breaking Bad airs.

As we like to do from time to time, we’ve prepared a list of training relevant to this pop culture phenom. Below is a list with some suggestions. Don’t forget to contact Convergence Training for help with any training needs.

Note: this post includes video clips from the AMC television series Breaking Bad. If you’re not familiar with Breaking Bad, please know that it includes some colorful language and behavior. The clips below contain some of the more light-hearted moments from the show.

Resorting to Legal Means

Saul the lawyer can help nearly anyone solve a conflict. He’ll even help you find one. Better call Saul.

Our Course: Conflict Management

Staying Safe at Work

To their credit, Walt and Jesse and others DO wear appropriate PPE while cooking.

Here’s an elegant little clip of Walter and Gale demonstrating some nice PPE usage. I really like these montage scenes accompanied by music on the show–don’t you?

Our Course: Personal Protective Equipment

Keeping Things Ship-Shape

Walt and Jesse sure kept an organized work area in their prime super-lab days.

Well…Jesse could be a touch non-compliant at times.

Our Course: 5S Methodology

Keeping Production Standards Consistent

Walt and Jesse DID develop and follow strict procedures for product quality.

Our Course: Centerlining

Being Happy in Life

When life isn’t treating you right, considering getting a new car.

Or maybe two.

Our Course: Problem Solving Strategies

Industrial Hygiene

Here’s a tip: Be careful that the people you’re working with aren’t trying to poison you.

Our Course: Intro to Industrial Hygiene

Cell Phones

Saul has a drawer full of cell phones to help keep him safe.

Even if one DOES have the Hello Kitty ringtone.

But remember, cell phones can be a distraction that lead you to ruin.

Caterpillar Toolbox Talk: Safe Use of Cell Phones


What Are YOUR Tips for Breaking Bad Safety Training?

Got any ideas of your own? Let us know. And don’t forget to download the free guide at the bottom of this article, too. It’s about how to perform a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), which is helpful if you’re in safety, but is also funny, because Walt definitely ran into his own share of hazards on the job, no? Ha! J-HA!

And just in case you’re interested, here are some other funny-funny safety yuk-yuks:

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Job Hazard Analysis Guide

Learn how to perform a job hazard analysis on the job with our free step-by-step guide.

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Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto is an Instructional Designer and the Senior Learning & Development Specialist at Convergence Training. He's worked in training/learning & development for 20 years, in safety and safety training for more than 10, is an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry OSHA 10 and 30, and is a member of the committee creating the upcoming ANSI Z490.2 national standard on online environmental, health, and safety training.

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