Online Safety Training Buyer’s Guide

Online Safety Training Buyer’s Guide

 

Deciding on an online safety training solution is a big decision.

But it doesn't have to be intimidating or impossible. And there's no reason to simply guess blindly and hope you get a good one.

To help, we've created a free Online Safety Training Buyer's Guide Checklist that you can download at the bottom of this article. We think it will give you a good leg up on your search.

The author of the guide is a member of the ANSI/ASSP Z490 EHS Training Standard committee, helped to create the Z490.2 standard for online EHS training, and as of summer, 2021 is working with the Z490 committee to revise the existing Z490.1 standard for all EHS training--for more on the Z490 standards and revisions, register for our upcoming Z490 EHS Training Standards webinar or catch it later as an on-demand recording.

The guide is below--just click away to get a copy.

In this guide, we'll provide valuable information to help you and your organization make a better, more informed, more productive solution when you're searching out online safety and health training.

Topics covered in the guide include:

  • Learning management systems (LMS), the software application commonly used for online training of any sort
  • Typical LMS features
  • LMS features for safety training assignments, due dates, expiration dates, recurrent safety training, etc.
  • eLearning courses for health and safety training
  • SCORM, xAPI and AICC
  • The SCORM Cloud
  • eLearning authoring tools
  • Virtual instructor-led training (VILT)
  • Additional training activity types, both online and offline
  • Additional helpful resources related to safety training and online safety training

In addition to the guide below, you may find these related articles helpful.

If you'd like to see some samples, check our health and safety online training library and our Convergence LMS for administering and managing safety training.

Hope you enjoy the guide!

Jeff Dalto, Senior Learning & Performance Improvement Manager
Jeff is a learning designer and performance improvement specialist with more than 20 years in learning and development, 15+ of which have been spent working in manufacturing, industrial, and architecture, engineering & construction training. Jeff has worked side-by-side with more than 50 companies as they implemented online training. Jeff is an advocate for using evidence-based training practices and is currently completing a Masters degree in Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning from Boise State University. He writes the Vector Solutions | Convergence Training blog and invites you to connect with him on LinkedIn.

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