MAY
18

NCCER and CareerSafe Form Partnership

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With the joint goal of building a safe workforce, CareerSafe is proud to announce its partnership with the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER). This collaboration will not only ensure that trainees and students in the United States have access to affordable safety training but will allow organizations and companies to track qualifications within NCCER's Registry System.  "We are excited about the benefits this partnership provides to our accredited organizations. For the first time, students will have their OSHA training recognized within the NCCER Registry. By partnering with CareerSafe, programs which may not have access to an OSHA-certified educator are ...
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MAY
11

2 Million Safer—The Face Behind the Achievement!

2 Million Safer—The Face Behind the AchievementNathan Lavignette
We recently shared CareerSafe's milestone achievement of training 2 million students in our safety programs—a HUGE accomplishment! Today, we get to introduce you to our  TWO MILLIONTH   student, Nathan Lavignette. A career and technical education student at Jefferson County High, Nathan, was the two millionth student to enroll in a CareerSafe safety course. To celebrate this accomplishment—for both Nathan AND Careersafe—we headed out to Jefferson County High to meet Nathan, his teacher, his classmates, and his family.  We brought along an OSHA 10-Hour training poster for Nathan—and his classmates who had also completed the training—to sign, honoring their dedication ...
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MAR
29

OSHA National News Release

OSHA National News Release
Join OSHA  and grain industry leaders for Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week, March 29 – April 2, and learn how even small changes can save lives: ______________________________________________ OSHA Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor March 16, 2021 OSHA, grain industry leaders say small changes have big impacts Annual Grain Safety Week event focuses on how bin operators' work practices may be the difference between life, death WASHINGTON, DC ‒ Today, six of every 10 workers trapped in a grain bin don't make it out alive. This is a frightening reality, but one that the nation's 8,378 off-farm grain storage facilities' operators can change by following common sense approaches that truly ma...
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MAR
16

CareerSafe Celebrates 2 Million Safer!

CareerSafe Celebrates 2 Million Safer!
CareerSafe is thrilled to reach another milestone! In 2017 we were proud to share our achievement of training over 1 million students in our safety programs, and now, four years later, we have doubled our impact! CareerSafe is now TWO MILLION SAFER and growing! From coast to coast, even in the midst of a global pandemic, students and teachers have been able to use our online safety training as a resource to keep students safe not just on the job, but in all aspects of their lives. We have been fortunate enough to witness first-hand how these dedicated educators continue to pledge to their students the importance of having a CareerSafe classroom with our OSHA 10-Hour programs. The continuous ...
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FEB
23

Teacher Tuesday: Ed Walton

Teacher Tuesday: Ed Walton
  Approximately an hour east of the capital in central Illinois is the largest city in the country seat of the state, the historical city of Decatur. There, at Eisenhower and MacArthur High School, Mr. Ed Walton is the Industrial Technology Instructor. Mr. Walton teaches Construction Trades and is in his fourth year of teaching this program. The program is fairly new to the district, Mr. Walton said the focus of his program is not only teach his students skills related to constructing a house but exposing his students to networking opportunities for when they graduate. Mr. Walton values the importance of hard work. He began his journey towards his construction career after he serve...
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FEB
05

OSHA National News Release

OSHA National News Release
OSHA has published a press release in regards to an updated guidance on COVID-19  worker protections.  _____________________________________________________ OSHA Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor | January 29, 2021 US Department of Labor issues stronger workplace guidance on coronavirus New OSHA guidance seeks to mitigate, prevent viral spread in the workplace WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued stronger worker safety guidance to help employers and workers implement a coronavirus prevention program and better identify risks which could lead to exposure and contraction. Last week, ...
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FEB
02

Teacher Tuesday: Ron Streit

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  Way up North, where the North Dakota and Minnesota border collide is the city of Fargo, home of the Eagles. There, at Fargo Davies High School, Ron Streit is the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Instructor, as well as the SkillsUSA Advisor. Ron Streit has been a teacher for 31 years. In the beginning of his career, he worked as a teacher in Grenora, North Dakota and as a contractor to learn many different skills. Streit launched his own business, Ron's Home Repair, back in 1994. This was a way to make an income during the summer break and has since created a reputable name for himself in the community. He now works with homeowners, teaching them how to remodel and make repairs. In...
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JAN
27

2020 Q4 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!

2020 Q4 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!
Each quarter, CareerSafe® hosts a scholarship opportunity for students that have completed a CareerSafe course. Students are encouraged to create a written or video essay describing how the OSHA 10-Hour training has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. Quarter 4 of the National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest had some outstanding essay entries! The four essays that were selected stood out from the rest, demonstrating the significance behind the opportunity our OSHA 10-Hour training courses provide. Congratulations to our Quarter 4 winners: Dylan Forshee from HSRYC Vocational Studies Jemil Johnson from Hogan Street Alternative A...
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DEC
31

How to Safely Ring in the New Year

How to Safely Ring in the New Year
We did it! We made it to the end of 2020, and that is undeniably something to celebrate! When ringing in the new year please remember to follow these safety measures to ensure you start your New Year off strong. ● FIREWORK SAFETY: If you are setting off fireworks at home please follow these precautionary measures to protect you, your loved ones, and those around you. -Learn the local and country requirements for the use of consumer fireworks. -Always read and follow label directions. -Always have an adult present. -Only ignite fireworks outdoors in cleared areas away from houses, buildings, dry leaves, and flammable materials. -Keep water handy for fires and emergencies. -Never experiment or...
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DEC
09

Congratulations to the Seven Finalists for the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year Award!

Congratulations to the Seven Finalists for the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year Award!
Each year, CareerSafe highlights the top safety educators in the country who go above and beyond to teach their students the importance of safety education as not just a tool, but a skill for life.   This year,  CareerSafe  received 40 nominations of outstanding educators from all over the country ! Of those 40 interviewed, our team had the extremely difficult task of narrowing down the finalists. We would like to c ongratulations the se seven finalists for the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year Award! James Buck , Wayne Technical & Career Center Mr. James Buck is a Residential Wiring Instructor and has been a teacher for 25 years! Mr. Buck is a huge advocate for the Ca...
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