In many companies, time is precious. And finding the time to train is problematic.
Workplace Communicator Blog
We've all heard the term "Death by PowerPoint" and the majority of us have been scarred by poor presentations and classroom learning techniques, at some point in our life.
Topics: improving safety training, visual communication, workplace safety communication, improving workplace communication, workplace training, improving staff presentations, how to communicate workplace safety messages, training materials
Picture Alert: Inappropriate visual. Example of how bad it is to put the wrong visuals with your content. It doesn't matter if the picture is nice or funny.
Since the early 1990's, most companies have got their act together and decreased their workplace injuries (see chart). After all, it's a no-brainer that workplace safety accidents cost businesses lots of money each year. And from a human perspective, it's always a good idea to look after people.
Topics: improving safety training, workplace injury costs, workplace health, safety videos, incident rates, workplace performance, workplace safety, improving workplace performance through video, improving safety standards, health and safety, workplace injury rates, improving incident rates
Death by PowerPoint.
Many of us have experienced sitting in a presentation that involves lots and lots of PowerPoint slides that bore us rather than engage us.
We all remember as kids having to stand up in front of the classroom and do a "Show and Tell" session to the class about our newest toy.
Topics: improving safety training, staff training videos, training professionals, training demonstrations, training show and tell, training videos, induction training, staff training customer training videos, Show and tell (education), safety demonstrations
Research has found that the most engaging methods of safety training are, on average, approximately three times more effectivethan the least engaging methods in promoting knowledge and skillacquisition, as well as reducing accidents,illnesses, and injuries.