Safety Training Methods

On the Journey to Safety Excellence®, instituting your safety management system is a key factor in your success.  This course sets the foundation for building a safety culture through training.

Gain the confidence and skills needed to create, select or evaluate safety training programs that truly engage employees and improve your organization’s safety performance.  In four days, you’ll learn how to make educated decisions about the safety training needs of your workforce.  You’ll cover needs analysis, performance objectives, instructional strategy and methods, content, delivery evaluation and costs.

Safety Training Methods meets ANSI Standard Z490.1 criteria for accepted practices in safety, health and environmental training.  This one course covers all the issues you’ll likely face as the person responsible for safety training in your organization.

Exercises during the class will require use of a laptop. If you do not have a laptop available for your use, please let us know in advance and we will try to accommodate your needs.

What You Will Learn

  • The four basic needs among adult learners
  • Five phases of the performance-based training process
  • The ABCs of learning objectives and how to evaluate learning progress
  • Designing and developing a short training project for your safety or health setting
  • Selecting, designing and using media
  • Calculating direct and indirect training costs
  • Identifying training and non-training solutions for safety and health issues in your workplace
  • Facilitation skills to manage a challenging audience and make training meaningful

Course Modules

  • Impacting Performance in the Safety & Health Setting
  • Analyzing Training & Non-Training Problems
  • Addressing Adult Learning Needs
  • Assessing Training Needs
  • Writing Performance Objectives & Evaluating Learning Progress
  • Developing Preliminary Content
  • Identifying Instructional Strategy & Methods
  • Using Facilitation Skills & Handling Difficult Situations
  • Selecting, Designing & Using Media
  • Developing the Training Program
  • Delivering the Training Program: Preparation, Presentation & Evaluation
  • Calculating Training Costs
  • Planning Future Training Efforts

Advanced Safety Certificate

The Advanced Safety Certificate program is designed to maximize your effectiveness as a safety leader and help you establish best safety practices for your organization. Advanced courses focus on the technical and management safety skills and best practices needed to take your safety program to a new level. And with each course, you’ll be stepping out on a path toward greater accomplishment and professional recognition.

To attain the Advanced Safety Certificate, you must complete the Principles of Occupational Safety and Health course and a minimum of 5.2 CEU’s among the approved classes.

Safety Management Techniques
4 day - 2.6 CEUs

Safety Training Methods
4 day - 2.6 CEUs

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene
4 day - 2.6 CEUs


Cancellation without penalty may be made up to five working days prior to the seminar date.  Cancellation after that date will be charged 50% of the fee.  You may avoid this charge by transferring your registration to another person.  Registrants who do not cancel are liable for the entire fee.  ALL REFUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF A CREDIT VOUCHER.  This cancellation policy is standard with all Iowa-Illinois Safety Council sponsored programs.

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The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council programs strive to accurately meet every applicable Federal, State and Local requirements as well as established best practices. By engaging us you agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by law, Iowa-Illinois Safety Council shall not be liable in contract or tort or otherwise to you or to your company for any of your losses, fines, liabilities, exposures, or any of your incidental, special, indirect or consequential damages of any kind.


IISC Office
1501 42nd St STE 100
West Des Moines , IA 50266

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