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721 OSH Training Development
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This course is vital for anyone responsible for developing successful safety training courses. This course helps safety professionals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement effective safety training that meets OSHA safety and health program requirements and ANSI/ASSE Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training guidelines.

You will learn if specific safety issues can be solved by training, how to identify training needs, the process of developing goals and objectives, how to create memorable learning activities, and the importance of documenting the training. For a more comprehensive look at safety training within an organization, complete the 36-Hour OSH Trainer Program or courses 703 Introduction to OSH Training and 723 Conducting OSH Training.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.1.1 Discuss methods to determine if training is the answer to performance issues.
LO 1.2.1 Discuss the factors that determine the need and priority for safety training.
LO 1.3.1 Discuss the difference between training and learning goals/objectives.
LO 1.4.1 Describe the strategies, methods, and considerations for developing learning activities.
LO 1.5.1 Describe the requirements for documenting safety training.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)