OHS Canada: Understanding the training dilemma
Considering strategies for better safety outcomes
As a safety professional, have you ever faced resistance from management when you’ve proposed employee safety training initiatives?
Chances are you’ve heard responses like: “We don’t have the time;” “We don’t have the budget;” or “I need you to condense that eight-hour training class into three hours.”
The fact is training is costly. Let’s take for example a business paying their employees $35 in wage and benefit costs, and billing out $100 per hour for the services provided by those employees.