Health & Safety Programs


Date Added Resource Source
Content & Curriculum
Nov 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.

Oct 2016

Staying Safe at Work: A Safety and Health Curriculum for Workers with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (PDF)

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.

Jun 2014

OSHA's Hazard Identification Training Tool

OSHA's Hazard Identification Training Tool is an interactive, online, game-based training tool for small business owners, workers and others interested in learning the core concepts of hazard identification.

Feb 2012

Free Power Point Presentations by

The following are over 600 links to workplace safety Power Point presentations provided by Safety Awakenings by Dave Weber.

Jan 2012

OSHA Outreach Training Program

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

Nov 2011

WorkSafe BC: Supervising for Safety - Online course for supervisors

This free online course offers you 24-7 access to high quality safety materials to help you meet your workplace safety obligations and more effectively supervise.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Oct 2010

Occupational Hygiene learning

Welcome to the online hub for professional education in Occupational Hygiene. Here you can find training materials, learn how to become qualified in Occupational Hygiene or develop your career alongside an international community.

May 2010

OSHA Training Standards Policy Statement

The purpose of this memorandum are to reiterate OSHA's policy that employee training required by OSHA standards must be presented in a manner that employees can understand, and to provide enforcement guidance to the area and regional offices relative to the Agency's training standards.

Apr 2010

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. These training materials are tailored to meet the needs of specific training audiences and are available in a variety of formats in both English and Spanish (other languages will be added soon).

Jan 2010

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Training & Education for the Protection of Workers

This systematic review was conducted to determine whether OHS training and education programs have a beneficial effect on workers and firms.

Jul 2009

Be Trained! Your guide to Oregon OSHA's safety and health training requirements

This publication summarizes Oregon OSHA's training requirements for employers.

(Oregon OSHA)
Oct 2007

Youth@Work: Talking Safety Oregon

NIOSH is pleased to present Youth@Work: Talking Safety, a foundation curriculum in occupational safety and health. 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.

Jan 2006

Oregon OSHA Education

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

(Oregon OSHA)
For New Workers
Apr 2012

CCOHS Podcast: New and Young Workers: Orientation is Key

Len Hong, President and CEO at CCOHS, discuss how to keep new and young workers safe on the job by having a formal orientation program in place.

Apr 2010

Tips for Safely Employing Young Workers (O[yes]) (PDF)

The Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition has released a fact sheet for employers on how to safely employ young workers.

Jul 2009

"Newness" and the risk of occupational injury

Research is emerging that “newness” is associated with a higher risk of work injury. This Issue Briefing, prepared by the Institute for Work & Health, summarizes the key research behind these findings and explores the implications for policy-makers in governments and health and safety service providers.

Feb 2006

3 Steps to Effective Worker Education and Training (PDF)

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. This guide consists of three basic steps that will help you accomplish this.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Jun 2005

Inexperienced Workers (PDF)

This program increases workplace hazard awareness for young and/or inexperienced workers.

Oct 2006

Job Training Analysis: A Process for Quickly Developing a Roadmap for Teaching and Evaluating Job Skills (PDF)

This report describes a process for quickly developing information that is useful for skills training, job training analysis (JTA).

Nov 2005

Coaching Skills for On-the-job trainers (PDF)

The goal of this document is to describe how to develop or manage an on-the-job training program so that information is passed on from trainer/coach to trainee efficiently and effectively.

Oct 2005

Tell me a Story - Why Stories are Essential to Effective Safety Training: Report of 9664 Investigations (PDF)

This Report describes theoretical frameworks were used by NIOSH to evaluate effectiveness of safety training for miners.

Apr 2005

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.

(EHS Today)
Jan 2005

Effective Safety Training Techniques

In this article we'll go over some of the steps to take before you begin designing your training program. Let's find out how to answer these questions and put together the best training program you can.

Jan 2005

Training Tips and Tools

This web site contains a variety of resources and articles to improve training sessions, and though not specific to safety training, offers tools for all types of training.


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