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Here's an overview of the Hierarchy of Controls. 

http://blog.convergencetraining.com/what-is-the-hierarchy-of-controls

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What’s the best way to protect your workers from hazards at the workplace? One common and effective method is to use the hierarchy of controls. To which you may ask-but what is the hierarchy of controls? That’s the focus on this article, and we’ll explain it in full detail soon. First, though, let’s set the …
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How to set (and then meet) business goals and other goals. Based on the "Goals Analysis" book and method by Robert Mager. 

http://blog.convergencetraining.com/goal-analysis-for-training-and-other-purposes
People like you and I have goals: “I want to be a good parent” or “I want to be healthier.” Businesses have goals: “We want to be an industry thought leader” or “We want to be cutting edge” or “we want to be lean.” And trainers have training goals for their employee learners: “I want them …
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If you’re in safety or EHS, you may have heard of risk management. Maybe you know exactly what that means. If so, great. But maybe you don’t, and maybe you’ve wondered. If so, this post is for you. We’ll explain what risk management is and how risk management and safety are related. Let’s start by …
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You don’t have to read up on learning objectives for too long before you run into the name of Robert Mager and hear about his performance-based learning objectives. There are also sometimes called three-part learning objectives or behavioral learning objectives. Mager outlines his theory about the best way to create learning objectives in his classic book …
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A Closer Look at ANSI Z490.1 (The National Standard for EHS Training), Focusing on Sections 1, 2, and 3

http://blog.convergencetraining.com/ansi-z490-1-sections-1-2-3
In a recent post, we introduced ANSI Z490.1 and gave a quick overview of it and its seven sections. ANSI Z490.1 is important because it’s the national standard that lists criteria for accepted practices in safety, health, and environmental training. So if EHS training is part of your job responsibilities, it is definitely worth your …
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10 Interactive Glossaries of Terms Defined in OSHA Standards

http://blog.convergencetraining.com/osha-glossary-of-terms
In the past, we’ve published 10 different blog posts, with each post including a fully interactive, web-based OSHA glossary of terms including the terms and definitions included in an OSHA standard. Those were so popular, we figured we’d put all 10 together into one post for you. Just scroll down and let your eyes travel over all …
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Here are the steps to follow when you perform a Job Hazards Analysis at work. We've even included a FREE GUIDE you can download to walk you through the JHA process.

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Not that long ago, we wrote a blog post titled What Is a JHA? That post was such a big hit we’ve created this second post. It walks you though the steps of performing a JHA, and  even includes a free downloadable guide to performing JHAs at the bottom. This guide for performing a JHA …
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Tips for developing effective EHS training based on the ANSI Z490.1 standard.

http://blog.convergencetraining.com/how-to-develop-effective-ehs-training
Let’s continue our series of articles about ANSI Z490.1, the national standard that lays out “Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training.” In this post, we’ll look at Section 4 of the standard, which focuses on how to develop effective EHS training courses. Earlier posts in the series have looked at Effective EHS Training: …
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Book Review--Robert Mager's Classic "Preparing Instructional Objectives:

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http://blog.convergencetraining.com/mager-preparing-instructional-objectives
We just finished reading Robert Mager’s Preparing Instructional Objectives, the classic book on learning objectives that’s also part of the six-book collection, The Mager Six Pack. (Yes, we bought the whole six pack, and you’ll be seeing book reviews about all of them over time). Mager’s Learning Objectives The book begins by explaining what a …
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Overview of OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting Forms, Deadlines, Recent Changes, and Effective Dates. #osha   #recordkeeping   #ehs   #safety  

http://blog.convergencetraining.com/osha-recordkeeping-and-reporting-forms
There have been a number of changes that have to do with OSHA’s injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting forms and requirements. And on top of that, there are some deadlines and new “effective dates” coming up. The injury and illness reporting forms themselves–301, 300, and 300A-were a lot to know about. And keeping track …
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Helpful Overview of the Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)

http://blog.convergencetraining.com/what-is-a-jha
Not that long ago, I read an extended discussion in a LinkedIn group titled “What is a JHA?” The discussion included safety experts from all over the world and lots of interesting thoughts. What it didn’t include was a common understanding of what a JHA is. So, leaning on some materials from our friends at OSHA …
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Tips for "Chunking" Your Training Materials for Increased Training Effectiveness

http://blog.convergencetraining.com/chunk-training-materials
If you want to know how to create more effective training materials, you need to know how to chunk training materials. And YES, chunking is the accepted term in the field, even if it does sound a bit strange. Chunking is the process of breaking down instructional materials into smaller, “bite-sized” pieces and then arranging them …
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