The P-D-C-A Cycle: Free Infographic

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We’ve created a cool (and free, which is cool in itself!) Plan-Do-Check-Act Cycle infographic for you and it’s just a little further down this page. Exciting, no?

You can learn even more about the P-D-C-A cycle here, and if you’re interested in this P-D-C-A infographic, you may also be interested in our similar (and also free!) DMAIC infographic, our 7 Tools of Quality Guide, and our Deming’s 14 Points guide.

Click the button below to download your own copy of this PDCA infographic, and stay tuned for more similar stuff from us. 

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FREE PDCA Cycle Infographic

Download this free infographic of the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle commonly used for quality control, project planning, and continuous improvement.

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Effective Safety Training: A Guide to Creating, Designing, Delivering, & Evaluating EHS Training That Works

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If you’re in EHS (or Safety), you’re probably also in EHS (or Safety) training. If so, you’re going to LOVE the free downloadable guide at the bottom of this article.

The guide is going to walk you through all the steps of having a top-notch EHS training program that follows best practices. We think it will make your job easier and your workplace a safer, healthier place.

It’s a complete guide that will help you follow best practices for integrating your EHS and EHS training efforts; managing your EHS training program; design, develop, deliver, and evaluate your EHS training; and continually improve your EHS training.

Our guide has a lot in common with the best practices put forth in ANSI Z490.1, the American national standard of “Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training.” Although our guide covers nearly everything in the standard, we do recommend you still go and get a copy of the guide (which was just updated in 2016).

Let us know if you have any questions, thoughts, or comments–there’s a comments section at the bottom of this article. And enjoy the guide!

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How to Develop an Effective Paper Manufacturing Training Program: Free Downloadable Guide

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Effective training has always been important in paper manufacturing, and that may be even more true today as a generation of older, highly skilled employees retire and new generations of smart and highly motivated workers without the same experience enter the workforce. All while economic realities call for making production increasingly efficient.

To help you optimize the training program at your paper manufacturing facility, we’ve developed this guide that explains a lot of the basics of training design, development, delivery, and evaluation in a paper manufacturing facility.

Here’s what our Paper Manufacturing Basics Training Guide covers:

  • Matching training to business goals
  • Identifying job roles, competencies, and tasks
  • Task analysis
  • Learner analysis
  • Learning objectives
  • Assessments
  • Design & development of training materials
  • Training implementation
  • Training evaluation & continuous improvement

If you really want to put your paper manufacturing training program into high gear, download this free guide plus our free guide to online paper manufacturing training.

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The Paper Manufacturer’s Guide to Online Training

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If you’re a paper manufacturer (or manufacture pulp, tissue, or corrugated), and you want to learn more about online training solutions you can implement at work, you’ve come to the right place.

That’s because we have put together a super-useful and comprehensive guide to online paper manufacturing training for you. If you’re looking to get into online training at your paper manufacturing facility, this is a great place to start doing your research.

Without giving it all away here, our papermaker’s guide to online training covers:

  • What online training is
  • How a learning management system (LMS) helps administer & manage training
  • Online courses for paper manufacturing
  • Managing training other than online training
  • Structuring your training program
  • Personalizing training assignments for job roles & individuals
  • Reporting

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It’s Flu Season: Here’s a Free Avoid the Flu Course

Flu Image It’s fall in the United States, which means it’s time to think ahead toward flu season, which is coming soon.

Most importantly, because now’s the time to get your flu shot, which takes a little while to kick in before it gives you as much protection as it can.

But also because it’s a good reminder to do things like wash your hands and cover your mouth when you sneeze and stay away from people who don’t do that kind of stuff 🙂

We’ve used some information from our friends at the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pull together a free “Avoid the Flu” online course that you can watch as many times as you wish from this blog article as well.

Hope this helps!

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Fun Online Safety Training: 11 Safety Training Word Games for You

fun online safety training game imageHey, looking for some fun online safety training?

If so, we’ve got some new stuff for you here. Plus, even better, it’s free.

You may know that from time to time we make safety training word games and leave them here for you to play anytime you want. Well, we’ve done it again. In this article, we’ve got links that will let you play 11 different online safety training word games. Each game is based on a different safety training topic. The topics included are the same regulations that appear on a recent year’s OSHA’s Top Ten Citations list.

Hope you enjoy the games. Let us know what you think.

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Fun Electrical Safety Training Game

Want to make your safety training at work a little more fun?

Need a little game to play during a safety meeting? Or wish you had a way to give workers a refresher of some important terms and ideas?

Or maybe just to test your own safety chops?

If so, we’ve got a fun online safety training word game for you here. It’s kind of like the TV show Wheel of Fortune, except it’s based on electrical safety.

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Fun Lockout-Tagout Training Game (for Authorized Employees)

Lockout-tagout.

Important? You bet?

Requires training? Absolutely.

But can be a little-less-than-exciting? Yep.

To help with that, at least a little bit, we’ve got this lockout-tagout training game for you. It’s for the authorized employee lockout role. Check our blog for a similar game for the affected employees too.

Have fun and enjoy and, of course, be safe.

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Fun Lockout-Tagout Training Game (for Affected Employees)

We make lots of stuff to help you with safety training at work.

We’ve got a learning management system (LMS) to help you administer training. We make online health and safety training courses on many common safety training topics.

And hey, we even make free and fun safety training games for you. Like this one about lockout-tagout and the affected employee role.

It’s basically the same thing you’re familiar with from the TV show Wheel of Fortune, except it’s based on lockout-tagout and the affected employee role. Plus we’ve got no Vanna White for you–sorry.

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Fun Fall Prevention Game

Need to make your safety training more fun? Want to introduce a little game element to your safety meetings? Need a quick and easy way to deliver a quick safety refresher to workers?

Or maybe you just want to kill a few minutes testing your own safety knowledge?

If so, we’ve got a fun fall prevention training game for you here. It’s kind of like the TV show Wheel of Fortune, except it’s based on fall prevention & protection terms and ideas. You’ll fall for it! Ha!

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