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ANSI Z490.1-2009 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, & Environmental Training

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These are the slides put together by Craig Schroll, President of FIRECON, in his presentation at the ASSE Virtual Symposium …

These are the slides put together by Craig Schroll, President of FIRECON, in his presentation at the ASSE Virtual Symposium

http://www.asse.org/education/virtualclassroom.php

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  • 1. ANSI Z490.1-2009 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, & Environmental Training Craig Schroll, CSP, CET President FIRECON [email_address]
  • 2. Objectives
    • Why a standard is useful
    • Overview of the standard
    • Implementation
  • 3. Why Have a Standard
    • Common framework
    • Baseline requirements
    • Ensure minimum elements are provided in training process
  • 4. General
    • Performance oriented
    • Broad based representation on committee
    • Essential elements of effective training process
  • 5. Voluntary
    • ANSI Standards are generally not adopted specifically by regulation – they do not carry the force of law
    • They may be used in court
  • 6. If Adopted
    • Standard requirements are mandatory
    • Severability of sections – comply only with portions of the standard that apply
    • Details established by you
    • Continuous improvement
  • 7. Format
    • Two column style
    • Mandatory items on left
    • Explanatory information on right
    • Appendix – guidance only
  • 8. Accepted vs. Best Practices
    • Accepted was final decision of committee
    • More inclusive
    • Broadest possible audience
    • Maximum benefit to the most users
    • “ Best” is a rapidly moving target
  • 9. Introduction
    • Scope
    • Purpose
    • Application
    • Definitions
  • 10. Scope & Application
    • All safety, health & environmental training
      • Stand alone
      • Part of another training program
    • Applicable portions of standard
  • 11. Chapters
    • Training program administration and management
    • Training development
    • Training delivery
    • Training evaluation
    • Documentation and record keeping
  • 12. Administration & Management
    • Integrate training process
    • Identify & provide appropriate resources
    • Establish accountability
    • Introduces following chapters
  • 13. Training Development
    • Systematic process including;
    • Needs assessment,
    • Learning objectives,
    • Course design,
    • Evaluation strategy, and
    • Criteria for completion
  • 14. Needs Assessment
    • Is training needed?
    • If training is needed
      • Audience
      • Required knowledge & skills
      • Job analysis & site specific information
      • Trainee abilities including language
      • Previous training
      • Regulatory requirements
  • 15. Instructional Materials
    • Appropriate to:
      • Target audience
      • Delivery method
      • Learn objectives
    • Trainer’s guide
  • 16. Training Delivery
    • Trainer criteria:
      • Subject matter expertise,
      • Training delivery skills, and
      • Continuing education
    • Trainer to trainee ratio
  • 17. Training Delivery
    • Planning & preparation
    • Participant safety & comfort
    • Adequate materials
    • Delivery methods
    • Timely feedback
  • 18. Training Evaluation
    • Training program
    • Training process
    • Training results
    • Criteria determined during development
    • Essential to process
  • 19. Documentation & Recordkeeping
    • Essential to effective process
    • Some governmental requirements
    • Internal verification
    • All phases
    • Attempt was made throughout to make this simple & useful
  • 20. Annexes
    • References
    • Training course development guidelines
    • Training delivery guidelines
  • 21. Implementation
    • Structured process that ensures appropriate items are handled
    • Forces thoughtful consideration of what works and does not to foster improvement
  • 22. Implementation
    • Does not mandate a specific approach but does require that we develop an appropriate approach
    • Standard encourages innovation while ensuring that it meets the objectives
  • 23. Implementation
    • Provides consistency across various phases of your training programs
    • Provides a way to evaluate various training providers
    • Encourages a broader view of the training process
  • 24. Implementation
    • Even if you decided not to adopt the standard there is much information in it that may be used to improve your training process
  • 25. Questions?