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June 17 2021

Vector Check It: Total Asset Management for Public Safety…

Today's emergency services face a unique set of challenges not seen before. Wildland events have become more pervasive in more places. The Coronavirus pandemic has created a mental and physical health crisis that significantly strains emergency care providers. An increase…

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June 16 2021

New Course – Dyslexia: Identification & Assessment for Informing…

Dyslexia is considered a language-based reading difficulty impacting a student’s ability to accurately and automatically read single words. This word-level reading difficulty is rooted in deficits in phonological awareness and phonics. Individuals with dyslexia also have trouble connecting the print…

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June 16 2021

Safety Alert: Child Abuse and Neglect

Child Abuse & COVID: Are Cases Down or Getting Overlooked? The Associated Press released a report analyzing how the Coronavirus pandemic impacted child abuse cases. According to the report, there were more than 400,000 fewer child welfare concerns reported and…

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June 15 2021

Safer, Smarter, Better: A Day In The Life Of…

Connecting Content & Technology to Improve Safety and Performance At Vector Solutions, our mission is to support the everyday heroes in critical industries, empowering them to make better, smarter, and safer decisions that provide better outcomes for themselves, their organizations,…

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June 14 2021

National PTSD Awareness Month: Supporting All First Responders

It is widely recognized that first responders are at greater risk for full or partial posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than most other occupations due to their regular exposure to traumatic stressors. For law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMS providers, and other…

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June 13 2021

OSHA’s July, 2019 Letter of Interpretation on Online Safety…

This past year, OSHA issued a letter of interpretation (LI) about using online safety training (read the OSHA LOI here). The 2019 letter of interpretation didn’t change OSHA’s basic take on using online safety training at work: as OSHA had…

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June 12 2021

Putting Adult Learning Principles to Work

If you’ve studied different ways to make the training at your work place better, you’ve probably noticed a few things. The first is that a lot of the ideas are presented in difficult, specialized language that you wouldn’t hear at…

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June 11 2021

Skills for an Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

The era of Advanced Manufacturing is coming soon. Industry 4.0. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Great, right? Sounds good, huh? Except, who’s going to do the work during this era (other than robots and computers)? What skills are they…

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June 11 2021

How to Protect Your Organization This National Safety Month

June 2021 is the 25th anniversary of National Safety Month. To honor this annual effort by the National Safety Council (NSC), we have compiled some information about National Safety Month as well as a variety of resources that you can…