Free Downloadable Guides and More

From time to time, we create stuff that you can download for no cost right here from the Convergence Training blog. These include a wide variety of things (guides, interactive word games, checklists, etc.) on a wide variety of topics (online safety training, lean manufacturing, job hazard analyses, corrugated board manufacturing, and so on).

We figured you might appreciate it if we created one blog post that includes links to all those different free downloads we offer. And that’s what this post is.

Please note: Although there’s no financial cost for any of these downloads, we will ask for you name and email address. 

Hope you find some downloads that are helpful for you! And let us know if you’d like us to make anything specific for you–we’ll see what we can do!

Free Downloads from Your Friends at Convergence Training

We’ve done our best to categorize these “freebies” in order to help you find something that might be useful to you.

Buyer’s Guides or Similar Evaluation Aids

Learning Management System (LMS) Evaluation Checklist

Learning Management System (LMS) Buyer’s Guide (coming soon)

Beginner’s Guide to Online Training

Online Contractor Orientation Buyer’s Guide

Online Safety Training Buyer’s Guide Checklist 

Selecting Online Manufacturing Training Guide 

Selecting Online Maintenance Training Guide

Guide to Online Paper Manufacturing Training 

Guide to Online Facilities Maintenance Training

Guide to Online Training for Design & Construction Staffs 

Guide to Online Training for Electrical Transmission & Distribution

Guide to Online Pulp Manufacturing Training 

EHS Management Software Buyer’s Guide 

Guide to Selecting & Using Online Tissue Manufacturing Training 

Guide to Selecting & Using Online Corrugated Manufacturing Training 

Case Studies Related to Online Job & Safety Training

10 Benefits of Online EHS Training

8 Ways Training Can Boost Your Company’s Bottom Line

Guides Related to Training & Performance Improvement

Blended Learning Beginner’s Guide

Effective EHS Training Guide

Construction Safety Training Guide 

Manufacturing Training Guide

How to Create Learning Objectives 

Paper Manufacturing Training Guide

Analyzing & Solving Workplace Performance Problems Flowchart (based on Mager/Pipe)

State of Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) Training in 2021

State of Manufacturing & Industrial Training in 2021

State of Learning & Development in 2021: See What the Experts Say! 

Guides Related to Occupational Safety and Health

Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) Guide

Incident Investigation Guide 

Guide to OSHA Inspections

Guide to Using Risk Management for Occupational Safety and Health Management

Guide to OSHA General Industry Compliance

Guide to OSHA Construction Industry Compliance 

Guide to OSHA Injury & Illness Reporting & Recordkeeping

Guides Related to Contractor Orientations

Common Contractor Orientation Challenges & Solutions 

Safety, Compliance & Operational Checklists

Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) Safety & Operational Checklists 

PSM Compliance Checklist 

OSHA General Industry Portable Ladder Compliance Checklist

Machine Guarding Checklist 

COVID-19 Return to Work/Mitigate the Spread Checklist 

Safety Training Checklists

Fall Prevention Toolbox Talk Training Checklists

Guides Related to Quality/Quality Assurance

(see also the Infographics section)

Deming’s 14 Points for Management

The 7 Basic Tools of Quality 

Infographics Related to Lean/Quality/Six Sigma Continuous Improvement

Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Cycle Infographic

Design, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) Infographic

Define, Measure, Analyze, Design and Verify (DMADV) Infographic

5 Principles of Lean Manufacturing Infographic 

7 Wastes of Lean Infographic

3 Wastes of Lean (Muda, Mura & Muri) Infographic

Infographics Related to Safety & Safety Management

First 10 Steps of General Industry Safety Management Infographic 

Silica Compliance (OSHA-Construction) Infographic 

Getting Started with Construction Safety Management Infographic

Core Elements of Construction Safety Management Infographic

Five Principles of Human & Organizational Performance (HOP) Infographic 

Recorded, On-Demand Webinars

Check out our ever-growing library of free recorded webinars on issues related to workplace learning and development.

Comparing Online Safety Training Solutions Webinar (Recorded)

Manufacturing Training that Works Webinar (Recorded)

Effective Safety Training Webinar (Recorded)

Understanding Key Aspects of MSHA Part 46 Webinar (Recorded)

Integrating Safety into Organizational Learning Webinar (Recorded)

Into to “New Safety,” Safety 2, HOP, and Safety Differently (Recorded) 

Tips for Effective Safety Training (Recorded)

Evidence-Based Training Practices (Recorded) 

OSHA Reporting & Recordkeeping Overview (Recorded) 

Selecting Online Safety Training (Recorded) 

Selecting Online Manufacturing Training (Recorded) 

Creating a Culture of Organizational Learning for Maintainability & Reliability 

5 Key Areas for Training Your Maintenance Staff 

Maintenance Tech Training Program Development: A Case Study 

Getting Training Online Quickly due to COVID 

Implementing Lean & Continuous Improvement 

Human Performance Improvement (HPI) in the Pulp, Paper, Tissue & Corrugated Industries 

The ANSI/ASSP Z490 EHS Training Standards 

IT & Cybersecurity Certification Programs 

Cognitive Bias & Incident Investigations 

Selecting & Using Online Manufacturing Training (October, 2020) 

Preparing for PMI Project Management Certifications 

Safety Performance Reconsidered 

Selecting & Using Online Maintenance Training (December, 2020) 

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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 25 years, in safety and safety training for more than 10, is an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry OSHA 10 and 30, has completed a General Industry Safety and Health Specialist Certificate from the University of Washington/Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center and an Instructional Design certification from the Association of Talent Development (ATD), and is a member of the committee creating the upcoming ANSI/ASSP Z490.2 national standard on online environmental, health, and safety training. Jeff frequently writes for magazines related to safety, safety training, and training and frequently speaks at conferences on the same issues, including the Washington Governor's Safety and Health Conference, the Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference, the Wisconsin Safety Conference, the MSHA Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Conference, and others.

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