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How Do You Train Critical Observation?
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How Do You Train Critical Observation?

Have you ever known someone who just “knew” what people needed? Or who could easily ask questions to get at...  More →

Related Topics: emotional intelligence , ethics

Higher Education
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Higher Education

At HSI, we utilize our training and technology to help make schools safer and operate more efficiently. This comes in...  More →

Competency-Based Learning: Manages Ambiguity
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Competency-Based Learning: Manages Ambiguity

Manages Ambiguity is one of the 38 Korn Ferry competencies that HSI maps our video-based learning to in order to...  More →

8 Ways Soft Skills Training Fosters Innovation
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8 Ways Soft Skills Training Fosters Innovation

Soft skills training fosters innovation. Incorporating soft skills training into employees’ professional development training programs not only equips them with...  More →

Related Topics: Soft Skills Training , Innovation , Company Culture , Communication Skills , Creativity , Critical Thinking , Collaboration , Teamwork , Flexibility , emotional intelligence , leadership skills

Top Soft Skills for Safety Leaders and EHS Professionals
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Top Soft Skills for Safety Leaders and EHS Professionals

Safety leaders have one of the most difficult jobs. They have an incredible amount of responsibility—lives are literally at stake...  More →

Related Topics: Safety , safety compliance , complianance

Blue Ocean Brain, an HSI Company Launches DEI Advisory Council to Advance Inclusion and Engagement in Workplaces
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Blue Ocean Brain, an HSI Company Launches DEI Advisory Council to Advance Inclusion and Engagement in Workplaces

Frisco, Texas – June 7, 2022 — Today, Blue Ocean Brain, an HSI company, announced the formation of its DEI...  More →

Related Topics: Safety , DEI , Learning Cultures , development , Employee Training & Development , Employee Engagement , Diversity , inclusive , equity

HSI Acquires Blue Ocean Brain
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HSI Acquires Blue Ocean Brain

HSI continues to invest in empowering employee development across all workplaces and communities HSI, a leader in Environmental Health and...  More →

Related Topics: HSI , Acquisition

Quality Training: A Solution for Labor Shortages and Skills Gaps
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Quality Training: A Solution for Labor Shortages and Skills Gaps

With unemployment rates at a historic low, the U.S. is in the midst of a labor shortage: There are about...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , learning

How to Develop Leaders Across the Organization
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How to Develop Leaders Across the Organization

Most leadership development programs focus on grooming people for roles in the C-Suite or with EVP and SVP titles...  More →

Related Topics: Leadership , Soft Skills , manager

What Factors Influence Toxic Exposure Levels?
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What Factors Influence Toxic Exposure Levels?

One of the first things to consider when thinking about chemical compliance is controlling exposure levels. Compliance standards are created...  More →

Related Topics: blog , Chemical Compliance , safety data sheets

A Guide to Creating a Succession Planning Template
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A Guide to Creating a Succession Planning Template

How critical is a succession planning template? Extremely, for organizations with key leaders close to retirement age. Or those with...  More →

Related Topics: Employee Training and Development , Leadership Development , Soft Skills , HiPOs , Outsourcing Employee Training

Artificial Intelligence Learning Pathway
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Artificial Intelligence Learning Pathway

Artificial intelligence (AI) sits atop everyone’s minds as it continues transforming the world of work. Our AI Learning Pathway combines...  More →

Sales Manager-In-Training: Are You Made For The Next Step?
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Sales Manager-In-Training: Are You Made For The Next Step?

So, you are thinking about your future in sales and possibly becoming a sales manager. You have years of selling...  More →

Related Topics: Sales

7 Tips to Successful Onboarding [+ Remote Onboarding Advice]
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7 Tips to Successful Onboarding [+ Remote Onboarding Advice]

What are the two most critical factors for successful on-site or remote onboarding programs? First and foremost, new hires must...  More →

Related Topics: Onboarding , Inclusive Culture , Continuous Learning

Brain Health: 15 Cognitive Activities to Help Improve Workplace Skills
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Brain Health: 15 Cognitive Activities to Help Improve Workplace Skills

It’s not only in one’s early childhood that cognitive activities are necessary to keep the brain healthy. Companies should support...  More →

Related Topics: Communication Skills , diversity and inclusion , Leadership , Professional Productivity

Return-on-Expectations (ROE): How to Measure the Success of Your L&D Program
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Return-on-Expectations (ROE): How to Measure the Success of Your L&D Program

With recent studies revealing that one of the top reasons employees leave an organization is a lack of development and...  More →

Related Topics: learning , development , L&D

Helping Employees with Disabilities Advance in the Workplace
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Helping Employees with Disabilities Advance in the Workplace

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives call for fairness for all employees including employees with disabilities in the workplace. One...  More →

Related Topics: Mentorship Program , Soft Skills , Authentic Leadership , DEI

Happy Birthday OSHA!
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Happy Birthday OSHA!

OSHA has a birthday? Indeed, and it’s 50 years old today. Fifty years ago, President Nixon signed the Occupational Safety...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , Anniversary

Embracing Workplace Diversity
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Embracing Workplace Diversity

Of all the challenges an HR department runs into, diversity tops the list as one of the most discussed and...  More →

Related Topics: Diversity , DEI

4 Reasons to Have Training for Risk Management
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4 Reasons to Have Training for Risk Management

Why spend time and money on ongoing training for risk management? The answers are quite simple, but many! To save...  More →

Related Topics: Empower , Crisis Management

How-To: Supporting Safety & The Unseen Return of Occupational Safety Investments
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How-To: Supporting Safety & The Unseen Return of Occupational Safety Investments

We believe you shouldn’t have to ‘sell safety’, and assume that occupational safety and health are the foremost priorities for...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , hr , online safety training , OSHA , osha standards , PPE , investments

Succession Planning With a Remote Workforce
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Succession Planning With a Remote Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic brought many managers and HR professionals to two important realizations. First, the importance of having a succession...  More →

Related Topics: Leadership , Succession planning , Remote workforce

Sales Training: Getting Back to Basics
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Sales Training: Getting Back to Basics

Sales training is not just for new hires and salespeople struggling to meet their numbers. The most successful sales managers...  More →

Related Topics: Sales

How-To: Supporting Safety & The 4 Questions for Return On Investment (ROI)
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How-To: Supporting Safety & The 4 Questions for Return On Investment (ROI)

We believe you shouldn’t have to ‘sell safety’, and assume that occupational safety and health are the foremost priorities for...  More →

Related Topics: Falls , job , return on investment , roi , Safety

Training and Development: An Integral Part of Employee Recruitment and Retention
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Training and Development: An Integral Part of Employee Recruitment and Retention

Recruitment and retention. Two very important words to an organization’s successful future. According to SHRM’s 2022 Learning & Development Trends...  More →

Related Topics: training and development , recruitment , retention , Mentorship Program , Succession planning , Costs of not training , Ruturn on Investment , Empathy , Unconscious Bias

8 Tips to Improve Decision-Making Skills
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8 Tips to Improve Decision-Making Skills

The average adult makes 35,000 decisions a day, according to Psychology Today. Snooze for nine more minutes or call in...  More →

Related Topics: Decision Making , Empower , Crisis Management

Elements of a Whole-Person Approach to Employee Training
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Elements of a Whole-Person Approach to Employee Training

If you think of your learners as human beings with a life outside of your organization, you may approach...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , Whole person , DEI

Tips on Internal Organizational Communication Best Practices
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Tips on Internal Organizational Communication Best Practices

Optimizing organizational communication can powerfully impact an organization's efficacy and success. For years, poor communication has been a concern for...  More →

Related Topics: Communication Skills , DEI , Building Relationships , DISC , Employee Engagement , professional development , Employee Training and Development , Collaborative Communication

Creating A Drug Free Workplace
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Creating A Drug Free Workplace

The economic cost of drug abuse is significant. In 1998 the annual costs associated with drug abuse stood at $143....  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , hr , safety pro , Drug

Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month with Disability Awareness Activities
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Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month with Disability Awareness Activities

It’s time to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with disability awareness activities. Let’s celebrate the contributions of workers...  More →

Related Topics: ada , Disabilities , Neurodiversity , inclusion and diversity , Inclusion , Diversity

Employee Empowerment: Building Confidence and Initiative with Training
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Employee Empowerment: Building Confidence and Initiative with Training

Nothing builds employee empowerment and boosts confidence and initiative like effective training!...  More →

Related Topics: Confidence , Psychological Safety , Soft Skills Training

How to Give Effective Toolbox Talks, Part 3: The Delivery
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How to Give Effective Toolbox Talks, Part 3: The Delivery

Toolbox talks are a powerful teaching method that can have far-reaching effects on the health and safety of your workforce...  More →

Related Topics: toolbox talk , Safety , supervisor

A Guide to Creating an Employee Training and Development Program
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A Guide to Creating an Employee Training and Development Program

Creating an employee training and development program from scratch is a challenge. Do it right, and you’ll give your organization...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development

10 Benefits of a True Learning Culture
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10 Benefits of a True Learning Culture

Changing the “culture” of any organization is a real challenge. It’s all too easy to focus instead on day-to-day tactical...  More →

Related Topics: Learning Cultures

Develop Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the Workplace
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Develop Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the Workplace

Scroll through any social media platform and you will witness intelligent people losing sight of their own emotions while...  More →

Related Topics: emotional intelligence

Tips to Improve the RFP Process for Employee Training Partners
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Tips to Improve the RFP Process for Employee Training Partners

We frequently receive invitations to participate in the RFP process for employee training partners and eLearning services. It’s good to...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , buying

Microlearning: Examples and Benefits
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Microlearning: Examples and Benefits

“Microlearning” has become something of a hot industry topic in the past few years. That’s not because it’s new—in fact...  More →

Related Topics: science

Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore
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Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore

The term “workplace harassment” often conjures images of 1950s-style gender-based pestering where men made women feel uncomfortable and powerless through...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance

Modernizing EHS Beyond Compliance: Embracing a Holistic Approach
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Modernizing EHS Beyond Compliance: Embracing a Holistic Approach

Struggling to keep up with Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) regulations and feeling overwhelmed by the risks and complexities of...  More →

Related Topics: ehs program , EHS software , risk managment

15 Tips for Saving Money on Workers’ Compensation
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15 Tips for Saving Money on Workers’ Compensation

#1. Start Writing Your Safety Program If you don’t have a safety program, or have thought about starting one but...  More →

Related Topics: auditing , hazard communication , online safety training , Recordkeeping , Safety , workers comp

What Kind of Learning Culture Does Your Company Have?
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What Kind of Learning Culture Does Your Company Have?

How would your organization change its training procedures and technology spend if it was discovered that there was a poor...  More →

Related Topics: Learning Cultures

Leadership Lessons from 2020
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Leadership Lessons from 2020

They say hindsight is 20/20, and looking back on the last year, we’ve learned a few leadership lessons. We...  More →

Related Topics: Leadership , manager

Safety Climb: 5 Milestones of Safety Culture
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Safety Climb: 5 Milestones of Safety Culture

The Safety Climb is a safety program assessment and development tool designed for safety professionals and company management. The model...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , Compliance , Culture , fire , hr , Safety , Workplace

Infection Control
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Infection Control

Join HSI Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

How Workplaces Can Fight Human Trafficking
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How Workplaces Can Fight Human Trafficking

I imagine most of us do not give human trafficking a second thought, until we travel through an airport and...  More →

Related Topics: Empower , Crisis Management , ethics , Culture

HSI September Newsletter 2021
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HSI September Newsletter 2021

Your monthly digest of resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: Analytics Dashboard , Peer Rating , Container , OSHA , tool

First Aid Training Courses Contribute to a Healthier, Safer Workplace
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First Aid Training Courses Contribute to a Healthier, Safer Workplace

Have you ever taken a first aid training course? I’ve had friends and colleagues learn first aid in health classes...  More →

Related Topics: Human Resources

8 Steps to Successful Remote Collaboration
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8 Steps to Successful Remote Collaboration

I am fortunate to have worked as a member of many remote teams throughout my career. Over 20 years ago...  More →

Related Topics: remote work , remote , Soft Skills

Measuring Safety Attitudes
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Measuring Safety Attitudes

Want to know how management really feels about safety? Or how about your employees? Join us as we launch Vivid’s...  More →

Active Shooter Response
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Active Shooter Response

Go more in-depth with the HSI AVERT Active Shooter and Bleeding Control trainingThe online course on this page is a...  More →

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