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Training Workers with Intellectual Disabilities about Health and Safety on the Job
The employment rate of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities lags significantly behind that of the general adult population. This recorded webinar by Robin Dewey of LOHP illustrates the NIOSH/LOHP training curriculum for workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities as shared by Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH).
3 Steps to Effective Worker Education and Training
This guide is meant to help employers and supervisors keep new and young workers safe on the job - and prevent painful and costly workrelated injuries.
Source: WorkSafe BC
Susan Harwood Training Grant - Grantee Produced Training Materials
OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Web page has been updated to provide the public for the first time with worker safety training materials created by past grant winners.
Safety Matters: A Safety & Health Training for Young Workers
The materials presented in this module are based on a full curriculum from NIOSH, Youth@Work—Talking Safety. Talking Safety presents essential information and career-readiness skills through a focus on 8 Core Competencies.
NIOSH Science Blog: New Curriculum Helps Workers with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Learn How to Stay Safe on the Job
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Labor Occupational Health Program at the University of California, Berkeley recently published a curriculum to help workers who have and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) learn how to stay safe while they do their jobs.
Staying Safe at Work: A Safety and Health Curriculum for Workers with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Staying Safe at Work is a six-lesson training program designed to teach basic occupational safety and health knowledge and skills to young and older workers, and students with disabilities.