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Dec 27, 2017
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).

Source: COEH

Jan 26, 2017
Preaching or Teaching: The Use of Narrative in Safety Training

Narrative - storytelling - can be an effective way to impart useful safety and health information to employees without insulting them or putting them to sleep.

Source: EH&S Today

Jan 26, 2017
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

Jan 26, 2017
Oregon OSHA Education

Oregon OSHA education and training classes and materials provide information on occupational safety and health requirements in Oregon.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 26, 2017
Youth@Work: Talking Safety Oregon

This curriculum is meant to be used in a classroom or other group training setting. The entire curriculum includes instructions for teachers and a step by step guide for presenting the material.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 26, 2017
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.

Source: OSHA

Jan 26, 2017
OSHA Outreach Training Program

The OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces.

Source: OSHA

Jan 16, 2017
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.

Source: NIOSH

Nov 01, 2016
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.

Source: NIOSH

Oct 01, 2016
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.

Source: NIOSH