Skills in Presentations, Toolbox and Inductions - Free Downloads!! I was recently requested to help an organization with their onsite induction, toolbox and presentations. So, the first thing I requested back was what they were currently doing. I wonder how surprised you would be if I told you … [Read more...] about Skills in Presentations, Toolbox and Inductions
There are so many factors that determine effective learning. The idea that safety is simply ‘tell the rule, repeat the rule, punish offenders’ is nonsense. The behaviourist approach to knowledge and comprehension only works if you are training robots. Amongst the many skills and knowledge teachers … [Read more...] about Learning Styles Matter
A Masters Degree in ‘Tick and Flick’ I was brought into an organization recently that has an induction process that defies all logic and research into learning and education. I find it astounding that people with no qualifications or experience in education and learning try to design inductions. … [Read more...] about A Masters Degree in ‘Tick and Flick’
Face-to-Face Safety As companies seek to cut costs they often go to the ubiquitous online induction and commit to device recording options but what are the by-products and trade-offs in such an approach? We know that online inductions and online training may save money but expose organizations … [Read more...] about Face-to-Face Safety
10 Steps to an Effective Safety Induction In response to this recent article by Workcover NSW I suggest the following. The consideration for all inductions is to make them effective, simplicity doesn’t guarantee effectiveness. Neither is simplicity the place to start. The place to start … [Read more...] about 10 Steps to an Effective Safety Induction
Inductions – A Missed Leadership Opportunity Guest Post by Paul Nieuwoudt - First published here: www.leadership-observer.com The first introduction people often have to our companies is when they attend the workplace induction, and for that reason inductions hold great potential in ensuring a … [Read more...] about Inductions – A Missed Leadership Opportunity
Currently enjoying Rob Sams new book: Social Sensemaking. One of the chapters is based on this article from last year - lots for Safety to learn here: What can Safety Learn From the Gympie Gympie Stinging Tree? This week I have been holidaying in Far North Queensland, Australia. It is a warm … [Read more...] about What can Safety Learn From the Gympie Gympie Stinging Tree?
Learning Design in Tackling Risk and Safety - Inductions I have decided to release another video from the series Risky Conversations that was launched recently in Perth (https://safetyrisk.net/risky-conversations-book-launch-in-perth/) and released with the transcripts book in July 2016 … [Read more...] about Learning Design in Tackling Risk and Safety – Inductions
How Do We Know? We cannot know about things we do not have a belief in. It makes no sense to say, “I know the earth is spherical, but I don’t believe it”. Yet it is important to note that believing something does not guarantee that the belief is right. (Dew and Foreman 2014) This quote from How … [Read more...] about How Do We Know?
I have long been concerned about the warm fuzzy feeling employers get from providing online, generic safety inductions, particularly for contractors who are then let loose in the workplace. Another great article from Dr Robert Long If you loved this article then you should read the whole series: … [Read more...] about Cautions in eLearning Safety